Entry Level Catastrophe Field Property Adjuster

Posted on Jun 16 Northbrook, IL 208 views

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

Want a four-day weekend every other week?

Allstate Insurance has an exciting opportunity as a Catastrophe Field Property Adjuster.

Allstate Insurance is changing the way the insurance industry looks and we want you to be part of our growing team! Our focus on creating extraordinary customer experiences, establishing connections through technology, and using continuous improvement is transforming how we settle insurance claims.

Unexpected events are often unnerving. So, it takes someone special to put the pieces back together for our customers.

This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for to truly impact someone’s life! Start your claims professional career today as a Property Outside Catastrophe Adjuster and be part of our dynamic team!

Job Description


A Day in the Life:
•Spend part of your day traveling to loss sites across the country that have been damaged by weather or other unexpected events
•Conduct a detailed inspection of the property and write an estimate to capture the extent of the damages
•When you are not in the field, use advanced video technology to collaborate with onsite vendors to identify damages and write a damage estimate from a virtual setting
•Review the policy and decide how coverage applies and provide the customer with a detailed explanation of both the estimate and the policy
•Communicate empathetically with customers and help them through their claim process in a fast, fair and easy manner
•Negotiate claim settlements with customers in accordance with business unit standard methodologies
•Flexibility to work in a variety of environments - independently, within a team, face-to-face, and virtually


As a condition of employment, your office/area may require you to obtain an adjuster and/or an appraiser license. If required, the Hiring Manager will work with you along with the Centralized Licensing team to ensure that you are properly licensed.

Since this is a field role, you will also need a valid driver’s license. This is a demanding field position that will require you to travel across the country as much as 75% of your working time.  You will be working 10 days on with 4 days off, as a result, you must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and extended hours as necessary. In addition, you must be able to carry and set up a 50lb. ladder and have the ability to handle claims, collaborate with vendors, and communicate with customers in a live, professional virtual setting from your home.

If offered the role, you will go through virtual training.  You will receive ongoing support, mentoring and coaching as you develop your career.


This position is not available to California, Alaska or Hawaii residents.



Job Qualifications

You’re a great match for this role if you:

  • Have an associates degree (or higher education) OR an adjusters license and looking to start a career
  • Property estimating experience is a plus
  • Have previous experience in construction, restoration, or claims
  • Have prior experience using estimating software like Xactimate
  • Value providing an effortless customer service experience
  • Are organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Are known for clear and professional communication – both written and verbal
  • Being bilingual is a plus!
  • Military Experience is a plus!

We Offer:
•Competitive salary
•Generous Paid Time Off
•Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
•Company-matched 401(k) and company-funded pension
•A culture of learning where you can expect to develop foundational skills for the future
•Opportunities for both personal and professional development
•Leadership teams that are communicative and engaged
•Impactful work by serving customers and the community in times of need
•Recognition and advancement opportunities
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Compensation Data


Salary range:  $52,500 - 55.000 + plus bonus pay

Signing Bonus - If you have an active adjuster license in the State of FL or TX, you are eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus after 30 days of employment.


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.


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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component. 

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