Insurance Adjuster

Overview: A insurance claims adjuster investigates insurance claims to ascertain the extent of liability that the insurance company has in the claim. They inspect homes, offices and automobiles, along with interviewing claimants and witnesses to determine how much money will be paid.

Geography at work:  An insurance adjuster must be knowledgeable about a large variety of hazards, such as fires, floods, earthquakes and car accidents. They also must know state specific laws and regulations and how they apply to insurance claims.

Skills:  Population growth; Density analysis; Hazard & risk analysis; Zone analysis; Knowledge of hazardous areas; Public education; Government regulations; Emergency management.

 

Written by Kaleigh Shuler