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Liberty Mutual Insurance

Senior Technical Claims Specialist II, Environmental


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The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at Liberty Mutual have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.

Are you looking for a claims position within our Commercial Claims division that will allow you to showcase your strong claims handling skills in our Specialty Claims Unit? If you have experience with Environmental Claims handling, this is the role for you!

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Liberty Mutual Insurance has an immediate opening for a Senior Technical Claims Specialist for our Excess Coverage & Specialized Claims team. The Senior Technical Claims Specialist, under moderate direction, handles a book of primary Environmental and Toxic Tort Claims, along with other specialty lines claims, throughout the entire claims life cycle. You will determine coverage, investigate highly complex Commercial Casualty claims, determine liability, set and adjust reserves, evaluate the claim, negotiate settlement, authorize, and resolve the claim. You will demonstrate a high level of expertise and sound judgment in complex matters, and may act as a subject matter expert. If you have at least 5 years of Environmental Claims handling experience, please apply!

This is a remote position, and does require going into one of the following GRS Claims Offices at least twice a month if you reside within a 50 mile radius: Bala Cynwyd, PA; Boston, MA; Hoffman Estates, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Lake Oswego, OR; Las Vegas, NV; Plano, TX; Suwanee, GA; Syracuse, NY; Tampa, FL; or Weatogue, CT. This requirement is subject to change.

We have flexibility to fill this position as a Senior Technical Claims Specialist I or II, depending on candidate experience. The salary range posted reflects this range and various geographic remote locations. A typical salary will be between $110,000-$130,000.

Senior Technical Claims Specialist I Salary: $81,700-152,400 (based on candidate location and experience)

Senior Technical Claims Specialist II Salary: 91,800-171,100 (based on candidate location and experience)

A nnual FTO Days Accrual: 2 days per month, up to 20 days per year

  • As the claims owner, determines coverage, investigates the claims, determines liability, sets and adjusts reserves, evaluates the claim, negotiates a settlement, authorizes and pays the claim; may deny claims.
  • Review lawsuit documentation and supporting documents, claims file, investigation, etc. Establish actions to be taken to resolve lawsuit. Includes determining loss coverage, amounts owed, discovery plans, setting reserves and negotiations.
  • Establish appropriate working team (Home Office Legal, Defense Counsel and Home Office Claims) based on allegations established in suit.
  • Responsible for managing the practices and billing activities of outside counsel. Accountable for security of financial processing of claims, as well as security information contained in claims files.
  • Trains and mentors staff as appropriate; manages relationships and acts as liaison with various business partners (e.g., Underwriting, Reinsurance, Etc.).
  • Keeps abreast of existing and proposed legislation, court decisions and trends and experience pertaining to specialty coverage issues. May analyze the impact upon claims policies and procedures and advises Claims Management so appropriate action can be taken where required.
  • Leads and participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors' and/or advanced degree.
  • Advanced to expert knowledge of Commercial Casualty claims investigation, coverage, reserving, expense management, resolution strategy, negotiation, litigation management, claims evaluation as well as the insurance legal and regulatory environment.
  • Advanced to expert level of skill in the area of customer focus, gaining support, teamwork, and adaptability.
  • Expert ability to identify and solve problems, achieve results and execute thoroughly.
  • 5+ years claims/legal experience; or in a related field. 7 years' of experience preferred.
  • Experience with Environmental and Toxic Tort, along with strong coverage analysis required.
  • Functional knowledge of law and insurance regulations in various jurisdictions.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
About Us
This position may have in-office requirements depending on candidate location.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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  • California
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Philadelphia

Job ID: liberty_mutual-2024-63779-en_1
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • Pension
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Mentor Program
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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