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Claim Specialist - Proximity

State Farm Columbus, OH
  • Expired: November 16, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

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A Day In The Life Of A Claims Specialist in Fire Proximity - req10662

Do you enjoy helping others?  Can you see yourself being the face of State Farm helping our policy holders in their time of need? 

This position is for a Claim Specialist Fire Proximity, handling accidental and weather-related homeowners, commercial, and large loss claims.    You will be the first point of contact to meet with our insureds, to explain coverage, estimate damages and help them recover from the unexpected.   As a Fortune 50 Company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry.   

This is a work from home and virtual office environment in which you start your day from home but will have a mobile office/vehicle to work from and utilize for transportation to and from your appointments. 

LOCATION:   Columbus, OH Territory. Selected candidates will be required to reside within one of the zip codes associated with the location for which they are selected. This is not negotiable.   *The acceptable zip codes for residency are as follows:  

43026    43119    43081    43232    43229    43230    43228    43204    43017    43224    43016    43235    43085    43213    43221  43227    43209    43231    43214    43220    43211    43223    43219    43212    43206    43201    43205    43064    43202    43162

We Are Looking for Candidates With

Must Have Skills/Technologies:  

Excellent customer service, relationship building skills, and decision making skills. 

Physical agility required to allow for frequent lifting, carrying, unfolding and climbing a ladder utilizing appropriate equipment in accordance with safety guidelines to traverse roofs at various heights for inspection of both residential and commercial structures. 

The ability to crawl in tight spaces

You must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Technical Skills:   Xactimate, XactContents

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, Experience:   Relevant claims adjusting experience and/or construction background is preferred.


What You Can Expect

Must be willing to work flexible work shifts as operations dictates.  May work irregular hours, including weekends, and holidays, based on workload and job requirements.  There is potential for overtime pay in this role.

Training will be virtual for the first 5-10 weeks and vary upon selected candidate's experience.  One week of training will take place in Bloomington, IL and all expenses will be paid.   

If relocation is required, it should occur before the training/start date

You may be required to obtain a Property and Casualty Adjuster's License

Candidates may often be required to work outside of their assigned territory as business needs dictates  

Next Steps - Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in pre-employment testing and/or the interview process. This is where the excitement begins!


What's In It For You

Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential: Who doesn't want money, right?

Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!

Tuition Reimbursement: We support opportunities for you to learn and grow!

A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!

401k Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION: Yes, both. This is kind of a BIG deal!

Dress Code: We trust our employees to dress for their day.  That's right, we trust you.

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!

Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We're here to help life go right

Come join our passionate team!


Employment Type:
Regular Full-Time




Employment Type: ["FULL_TIME"]

State Farm


Columbus, OH
43201 USA