Senior Claims Field Representative - Commercial Property

Claims / Indemnisation Vancouver, British Columbia

Position at Northbridge Financial Corporation

“The Power of Together”

Join Northbridge, a growing dynamic company that has a long and rich Canadian history in providing innovative insurance solutions to customers nationwide.

Northbridge Financial Corporation is a leading commercial property and casualty insurance company that’s been helping protect Canadian businesses for more than 90 years. We’re 100% Canadian!

We offer a wide range of creative solutions to our customers through our Northbridge Insurance, TruShield Insurance and Federated Insurance brands where we strive to create a fair and friendly culture, upheld by the foundation of our five corporate values: respect, passion, connectedness, creativity, and excellence.

By continually striving to challenge the status quo, and by focusing on helping the customers we have the privilege of insuring achieve the possibilities of their business, we’ve been able to build our reputation as one of Canada’s largest commercial insurance providers.

To help us continue to build on this success, we’re committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people.

Be part of a team that’s passionate about making a difference every day, fuelled by our entrepreneurial spirit and where everyone owns a part of our success. Our company has had an amazing journey so far, and our future is full of new possibilities!

Position Summary 

The Senior Claims Field Representative is responsible for providing efficient on site and in-the-field investigation, evaluation, negotiation and settlement of moderately sized and/or complex property claims in accordance with corporate guidelines and standard operating practices. The Claims Field Representative is expected to participate in Northbridge's after hours and on-call program to support our commitment to an exceptional customer experience for our brokers and clients.

What you will be doing:

  • Investigate moderately sized claims, negotiate settlement and recovery and conduct reporting and documentation in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Participate in the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Conduct investigations of claims through contact with insurers, claimants, witnesses, other carriers, physicians, contractors and lawyers.
  • Create and implement an action plan for the resolution of each file.
  • Ensure accurate and efficient payment of claims in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Effectively communicate with all parties to ensure the assignment and completion of tasks according to company service standards.
  • Develop working relationships with other departments in order to meet business goals.
  • Apply standard operating procedures towards compliance, internal control and operational risk controls in accordance with regulatory standards and policies.
  • Work collaboratively with Adjusters, Supervisors and Managers on special projects and assignments when requested.

What we are looking for:

  • Post-secondary education and/or the equivalent of on-the-job experience.
  • Five years of claims handling experience ideally with experience working in the field.
  • Experience handling multi-lines claims, including property, liability and transportation.
  • Valid driver's license and solid driving record.
  • Ability to travel within British Columbia.
  • CIP designation is considered an asset.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Northbridge Cares program – volunteer day and donation matching
  • Generous paid time off, including personal days. Flexible work hours as well as early departure opportunities
  • Flexible Group Benefits Plan – medical, dental, insurances
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan + Optional Group RRSP
  • Northbridge Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance plan
  • Staff Insurance - discount on home, automobile and pet insurance
  • Plus, the opportunity to contribute to the success of Northbridge through sharing your knowledge and experience while learning from others!

Application Process:

Northbridge welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verifications.