Outside Claims Specialist, Large Loss

Job Code: 8545
Location: Vancouver, BC
Department: Claims
# of openings: 1
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date:


As part of a property team adjusting large loss claims within the western region, you are an experienced adjuster with a proven ability to handle complex claims.   Reporting to the Team Lead, Field Property, you are accountable for the investigation and settlement of first party Personal and Commercial Claims.

This role has both inside and outside claims responsibilities, so willingness to travel within the lower Vancouver mainland and other parts of the province is a must.  A company vehicle will be provided.



Because a changing industry calls for a new way of doing things. An ambitious, innovative and fast-paced company, we offer exceptional training and development programs, competitive pay, great benefits, company-matched RRSPs, and paid volunteer days — all within an engaging, fun, and collaborative work environment.

Founded more than 145 years ago, Economical is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies. We rely on our national network of more than 800 independent brokers to sell a range of car, home, business, and farm insurance solutions. With Sonnet and Petline, we’re extending our reach through the direct-to-customer channel. With more than 2,400 active employees across the country and a commitment to rethinking the insurance experience, we’re poised for great things.

We’re now adding to our high-performance team to take us into the future. Let’s rethink insurance, together.


In this role, you will:

  • investigate, evaluate and resolve large, complex property losses including those of a suspicious nature from start to finish
  • manage settlement negotiations

Your Responsibilities

  • Confirming policy coverage by ensuring the facts of the claim fall within the scope of Economical claims policies
  • Maintaining detailed file records by entering pertinent data into the appropriate systems
  • Involving appropriate vendors within guidelines
  • Liaising with and involving the SIU unit and our internal building appraisal team when necessary
  • Processing claims payments within the level of authority after verifying claimants’ entitlements
  • Identifying all subrogation and salvage opportunities
  • Training junior adjusters as requested during course of investigations
  • Handling other claims assignments/projects as required

Your Skills and Experience

  • University degree, 2-year college diploma or the CIP designation
  • Minimum 5 years of handling commercial and personal property claims with demonstrated progression and competence in large, complex claims
  • Knowledge of Economical policy wordings and systems
  • Familiarity with vendor guidelines, including the re-inspection program
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions
  • Able to perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure
  • Team player adaptable to change
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

At Economical, we all work together to come up with big ideas — then bring them to life. We focus on our customers first, we bring our best, and we’re stronger together. If you’ve got the passion and the desire to help us reinvent insurance, let’s talk.


To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume before you apply for the role you’re interested in. Please note that only one document can be uploaded, so be sure to combine your resume and cover letter.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes diversity and supports accessibility across the organization. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting:  hrsharedservices@economical.com .

Visit  economical.com  to learn more about us and what we’re up to.

Economical Insurance includes the following companies: Economical Mutual Insurance Company, The Missisquoi Insurance Company, Perth Insurance Company, Waterloo Insurance Company, Family Insurance Solutions Inc., Sonnet Insurance Company, Petline Insurance Company.

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