Farmers Mutual Insurance of Nebraska
Farmers Mutual of NE
501 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-434-8300


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Version 1.5.19 - 03/06/2015

Careers

We provide a team oriented work environment, offering a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Our training program provides knowledge and skills for an opportunity to build a rewarding career with a strong and reputable property-casualty company.

As an equal opportunity employer it is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or marital status. This policy applies to all personnel policies and actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, training, and all other conditions and terms of employment. All employees are initially selected and later considered for promotion, on the basis of verified or demonstrated ability to best fulfill the requirement of the position.

Farmers Mutual recognizes that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation to enable them to successfully perform a job function. Should you require such an accommodation, please indicate the job function and suggested accommodation during the interview process. Farmers Mutual will attempt to make reasonable accommodations.

Qualified applicants interested in applying can email their resume and cover letter, fax them to 402-434-8467, or mail them to Farmers Mutual of Nebraska, Attn: Director of HR, P.O. Box 81529, Lincoln, NE 68501.

Open Positions

Position: Secretary/Receptionist
Location: Lincoln District Office
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, performing duties of a clerical nature based on established routine and practice.Performs under supervisory guidance and review.
Duties & Responsibilities: Answer telephone and take messages for claims staff.
Prepare documents for scanning.
Scan and index documents.
Gather incoming mail and faxes; gather and prepare outgoing mail.
Handle and maintain fax and copy machines.
Type dictation, recorded statements, letters, forms and memos for district personnel.
Print new claim assignments and distribute claims to adjusters. Record and maintain weekly claim count report.
At the direction of the District Manager, make contact with insured and/or claimant and ocument file accordingly when adjusters have been delayed or unable to make contact.
Prepare and mail documents and requests for information to assist the adjuster with claims handling.
Mail agent copies of property worksheets.
Operate personal computer for data entry and retrieval.
Monitor, order and obtain office supplies as directed by District Manager.
Maintain vacation and sick leave records for district office personnel.
Assist in other clerical duties as directed by the District Manager.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent.
Minimum of 6 months office experience required.
Ability to type 50 wpm. preferred.
Ability to operate electronic calculator, computer keyboard and some personal computer applications.
Knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.
Strong organizational skills.
Good communication skills.
Must possess ability to handle confidential information in an appropriate and professional manner.


Position: Underwriter, Town Department
Location: Home Office - Lincoln, Nebraska
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, analyzing new applications and endorsement requests for the purpose of selecting those risks that are acceptable based on established company rules and guidelines. Performs under established routine and practice regarding underwriting rules.
Duties & Responsibilities: Analyze and evaluate applications and endorsement requests to approve or decline in accordance with company rules and guidelines.
Calendar binders based on the effective date. Follow up on unanswered requests for information and expiring binders.
Communicate effectively, by phone, e-mail or in writing, with agents, applicants, or policyholders regarding questions raised or submitted and/or to obtain additional underwriting information.
Receive and handle unsolicited phone calls that originate outside the company.
Have occasional in-person contact with agents and policyholders concerning underwriting questions or policy changes.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent; college preferred.
Minimum of two years insurance related experience preferred.
IIA, CPCU or similar insurance courses helpful.
Ability to communicate effectively with agents, insured and mortgagees/lien holders, via
letter, electronic mail, phone and in person.
Ability to competently operate personal computer, 10-key calculator and possess some personal computer applications knowledge.
Ability to adapt to detailed, precise work, accept responsibility, and work as a team.