Catastrophe Adjuster Jobs: Find Out What It Takes to Qualify.
TheBestIRS is always seeking qualified claims adjusters.
Are you thinking of enlisting this summer to become a catastrophe adjuster but unsure how to get there? TheBestIRS prides ourselves in providing the most accurate information about what steps you should be taking to land one of our catastrophe adjuster jobs. Whether you’ve been part of the adjuster career before or not, follow these tips from TheBestIRS.
A Catastrophe adjuster must be prepared to leave on short notice.
In the event of a catastrophe, carriers need claims to be handled within a certain time frame resulting in a high demand for a cat adjuster or two. You’ll need to be ready to deploy within 24 – 48 hours and work long hours until the claims closed. If you don’t think you can work long hours and be ready on short notice than a catastrophe adjuster career might not be right for you.
A Catastrophe adjuster has an important role to policyholders.
An adjuster will play an intense role on a daily basis. Catastrophe adjuster jobs aren’t for the weak since you’ll be working in stressful areas where people have lost their homes and belongings. You have to be prepared to take care of the policyholder as well as get the claim handled both efficiently and effectively.
If you still think you’re interested in becoming a catastrophe adjuster, you’ll want to look into the following items:
What type of licenses and/or designations do you need to become a Catastrophe adjuster?
If you’re applying or currently working one of our cat adjuster jobs, you can contact our Compliance Department with questions about your licensing and designations.
- Look up cat adjuster license requirements for your state (Some states don’t require an exam)
- Other states, such as Florida, only require a specific designation and continuing education
- Always obtain your home state license first. If your home state doesn’t require one, look to Texas, Indiana or Florida
Must you take a course to become a Catastrophe adjuster?
- Start with a pre-licensing, online or classroom cat adjuster course
- In Texas, Indiana, Alabama and Florida the pre-licensing acts as the state licensing requirement
- After completing the pre-licensing test, you can apply for your cat adjuster license
- It can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to receive your license
Go the extra mile for our adjuster jobs by looking into these extra trainings or courses.
- Xactimate training
- Property Technical Certification
- Practical Adjuster Training course from Adjusterpro.com
If you’re completely new to the insurance industry and cat adjuster career, find a mentor.
- New adjusters should look to a knowledgeable veteran for additional mentoring (LinkedIn is a good place to network)
- Mentors can offer insight, tips and tricks of the trade
- Mentors can help instill a level of confidence for new claims adjusters
- Utilize both LinkedIn and CatAdjuster.org for additional information and mentorship guidance
Applying for one of our Catastrophe adjuster jobs.
If you want to apply for one of our jobs before a catastrophe hits, sign up via our Personal Career Profile. This will be sure that we have the most up-to-date information about you and when we begin our search for a cat adjuster we can contact those who meet the necessary qualifications immediately.
Don’t forget to sign up for Insurance Job Alerts to receive email notifications when Adjuster jobs become available.
Veteran adjusters, what advice do you have for rookies? What is the best way to land an adjuster job?