Auto Damage Claims Adjuster



Fishkill, NY, USA · Middletown, NY, USA · Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Auto Damage Claims Adjuster

Job Number

: 231779
As an auto damage claims adjuster, you’ll serve as Progressive’s point of contact with customers – directing and making decisions regarding the repair process from beginning to end. Managing your own inventory while working independently, you’ll work closely with body shops and others to negotiate repair pricing and assess liability. Ideal candidates will possess leadership and conflict management skills, along with strong attention to detail and a passion for providing excellent customer service.
This is a field position with access to a company car and frequent driving within your assigned geographical area. We assess our workload collectively, which means you may cover assignments outside your geographical area. You may also be required to report into an office occasionally.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Complete vehicle inspections, write estimates, determine total loss evaluations, and set clear expectations and timelines
  • Negotiate repair process with body shops
  • Document information related to the claim and make decisions consistent with claims standards and local laws
  • Evaluate and handle claim payments and resolution of claims without payments
  • Review and determine validity of any supplement requests
Must-have qualifications
  • A minimum of four years of relevant work experience with one year appraisal/estimatics or insurance experience
  • {OR} Associate's degree and a minimum of three years relevant work experience with one year appraisal/estimatics or insurance experience
  • {OR} Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year appraisal/estimatics or insurance experience
  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and compliance with Progressive’s driving standards and/or policies


  • $69,600-$85,100/year
  • Gainshare bonus up to 16% of your eligible earnings based on company performance


  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%
  • Medical, dental & vision, including free preventative care
  • Wellness & mental health programs
  • Health care flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, & life insurance
  • Paid time off, including volunteer time off
  • Paid & unpaid sick leave where applicable, as well as short & long-term disability
  • Parental & family leave; military leave & pay
  • Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
  • Career development & tuition assistance

Equal Opportunity Employer

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: Claims

Primary Location

: United States-New York-Fishkill

Other Locations

: United States-New York-Middletown, United States-New York-Poughkeepsie


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Regular
Work From Home: No