Appraiser-ADERP in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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    Lincoln, RI
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Job Description

Location: Lincoln, RI (Claims Executive Department)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,700 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office located in Lincoln, RI is seeking an Appraiser-ADERP. This position involves handling automobile appraisal reviews, re-writes and electronic re-inspections of varying complexity with minimal supervision.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

•Establish fair and reasonable automobile repair costs by preparing accurate desk appraisals and desk re-inspection through the use of manuals and/or computerized appraisal systems, application of sound repair practices, application of betterment, and separation of non-related damage.
•Establish actual cash value of total losses and determine accurate salvage values
•Stay abreast of motor vehicle design changes and repair solutions
•Maintain a high level of awareness of technical advancements by continuing technical education
•Maintain strong open lines of communication with the APD Supervisor and Manager, branch employees and third party vendors
•Assist with CAT assignments and estimate review process
•May be called upon to handle other duties as required

Job Requirements:

•3 years of appraisal experience
•Knowledge of automobile body and mechanical repair practices, techniques and costs
•Substantial APD experience and familiarity with company established appraisal workflow and APD Best Practices
•Proficiency in use of automobile damage estimating manuals, computerized appraisal workflow, total loss and auditing systems used by Amica and its business partners
•Complete familiarity with State Appraisal Licensing Law
•Maintains various designations and certifications in the appraisal field
•Excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills
•Proficiency in the use of CCC, Mitchell, Audatex, and CCC ONE methodology
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
•ASE B6 Certification
•Attend a minimum of two I-CAR classes per year
•Obtain and maintain multiple state required Motor Vehicle Appraiser licensing

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.