Sr. Claims Examiner/Adjuster

Location Name NJ, Jersey City
Date Posted
2 months ago(5/8/2020 4:48 PM)
Berkley Environmental
Primary Location
US-NJ-Jersey City
GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000
TX, Irving - 222 Las Colinas Boulevard W
IL, Chicago - 230 W Monroe
CA, Walnut Creek
PA, Philadelphia - 1880 JFK Boulevard

Company Details



W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Founded in 2004, Berkley Environmental has underwriting and account executive units in seven regions. Berkley Environmental offers an array of coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance, automobile liability and workers’ compensation, along with claim services, providing expertise to meet the unique business needs of our customers. W.R. Berkley Corporation has reached a milestone and is celebrating 50 years, click here to read more on the history of the company.


Other Office Locations Include Walnut CreeK, CA or Dallas (Irving), TX or Atlanta, GA or Chicago, IL or Philadelphia, PA or Boston, MA.



This individual would be responsible for reviewing, processing, investigating, evaluating, negotiating and the settling of assigned property damage or bodily injury claims with the authority level generally up to $100,000.00. This position requires an understanding and knowledge of litigation management in multiple jurisdictions.  


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Complete coverage analysis
  • Conduct the necessary investigation, either by phone, or through independent adjusters, to determine coverage, liability and damages. 
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and settle assigned property damage or severe GL and/or complex bodily injury claims within authority granted, or seek authority for those claims in excess of authority.
  • Resolve coverage disputes with insureds and agents
  • Prepare coverage opinion letters


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of relevant Commercial Lines Gentral Liability  claim handling experience
  • Multi state experience required
  • Litigation experience required
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Some adjuster licenses required
  • Some travel required for attendance at mediations, settlement conferences, etc.

Skills and Competencies:

  • customer service skills;
  • negotiation and decision-making skills;
  • communication skills and a confident disposition when dealing with people;
  • organizational and time management skills;
  • the ability to think strategically;
  • initiative and the ability to adapt quickly to different situations;
  • interpersonal skills;
  • attention to detail and sound report-writing skills.


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