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Utica National Insurance Group Senior Claims Specialist - General Liability in Woodbury, New York

If you seek a truly outstanding employment experience, Utica National is the place for you. We are always looking for conscientious, customer-oriented people - whether you're a seasoned insurance professional or just starting out. We offer a supportive and friendly work environment that features a variety of career paths.

We offer challenging assignments, advancement opportunities, full benefits packages, competitive salaries, and a great work environment. We're big enough to offer the opportunities you need to be successful, but not so big that you'll get lost in the crowd.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle from inception to conclusion commercial and personal lines, general liability claims involving bodily injury and property damage
  • Assigned claims include complex coverage issues, high exposures and some litigated cases
  • Extensive phone and direct contact with insureds, legal representatives and customer agents
  • Operate on an independent basis with minimal supervision
  • May assume some of the duties of the Claim Supervisor in the Supervisor's absence
  • Some travel is required


4 year degree or equivalent experience to include involvement in IIA, AIC and/or CPCU course work


Minimum of 5 years commercial general liability bodily injury and property damage adjusting experience. Strong expertise in coverage interpretation and positioning, applicable case law and litigation management for the downstate NY venues. Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. The ability and desire to actively and successfully engage in negotiations is essential to the position. Experience attending trials is a plus.

Position can be located in any of our Regional Office locations, or possible remote work


We believe strongly that talented people are core to our success and are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages, career advancement and challenging work opportunities. We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan for full time employees that include the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vision care coverage
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Pay-for-Performance
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Credit Union membership
  • Employees' Club


We offer both full and part time employment with the goal of providing work life balance to our talented workforce.

This is an exempt position. By applying for this position, you acknowledge that as an exempt employee, you should expect to find it necessary to work beyond your regular work schedule in order to fulfill the demands of the position. As such, in accepting our offer, you acknowledge and agree to fulfill this expectation.

As part of our hiring process, candidates must also pass a comprehensive background check and drug screen, additional screening for credit or MVR may be required for some positions.

Utica National is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply now and find out what it’s like to be a part of an amazing team, thrive in an exciting environment and work for a company you can be proud of. Once you complete your application, you can monitor your status in the hiring process by logging into your profile. A representative from our Talent Management Group will be in touch if you are moving forward. Candidates must meet company requirements on our online assessment test.

Req Id: 26956

Posted: 06/26/2019