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Claims Specialist in Syracuse, NY at The Main Street America Group

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Syracuse, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

It’s an exciting time at The Main Street America Group!  We are a stable, billion-dollar, “A”-rated, super-regional property and casualty insurance company that is well-positioned for growth, and we are looking to add great talent to help us achieve our goals.   


Conducts claims investigations, determines coverage and liability, and negotiates (settle, authorize or deny payment) to conclusion the claim within authority limits. Recognizes and investigates all cases involving general liability casualty claims. Ensures timely financial transactions, including reserving and review and payment of vendor bills. Handles litigation cases and attends arbitrations and mediations on assigned files.

Job Requirements

•   Bachelor’s degree or comparable, progressive experience
•   Possession of, or ability to attain, required licensing within 3 - 6 months
•   Minimum 3 years claims experience in Property & Casualty Insurance preferred with AIC (Associate in Claims) or alternative designation
•   Extensive commercial general liability knowledge desired with ability to analyze and interpret contracts and coverage forms
•   Must be detail oriented with good negotiation skills
•   Strong listening skills
•   Ability to work in a fast pace environment and multi-task
•   Basic understanding of litigation management required
•   Basic understanding of insurance accounting and good decision making skills required

Due to the financial responsibilities of this position, all candidates will be subject to the credit check process.

We are seeking a Casualty Claims Representative or Claims Specialist to be determined based on skills, background, and experience to support our Syracuse NY claims office.

Serving our customers since 1923, The Main Street America Group is a stable, billion-dollar P&C insurance company, Rated A by AM Best and offers:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision (Day 1 coverage)
  • Paid Time Off Bank
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Pension Plan
  • Incentive (Bonus) Plan
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company-Paid Disability and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health & Dependent Care

Contingency Recruiters: Please do not send resumes directly to any hiring manager within the MSA organization.  If you would like to discuss this position, please contact the Staffing Department directly and NOT our managers. You must have a signed and current search agreement with the MSA Staffing Department before any resumes can be reviewed. Any resumes sent directly to MSA without a contract and specific work order in place for the position will be considered property of MSA.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter!