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


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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: Adjuster/Special Agent
Location: Grand Island District Office, Grand Island, Nebraska
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, working towards fulfillment of the Company's goal to provide prompt, fair, quality claims service. Serve as liaison between the home office and the agency force in the adjustment of assigned claims, inpsections and preparation of underwriting reports.
Duties & Responsibilities: Handle assigned losses and underwriting inspections; prepare and submit reports to appropriate department. Focus is on complying with the insurance contract, paying the fair amount and cultivating and maintaing good customer relations. Call on producing agents, as necessary, keeping agents informed of claims handling issues for their clients. Assist in keeping agents informed of company policies and procedures.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent is required, college degree preferred.
Aptitude for and general knowledge of construction, agri-business and/or automobile repair preferred.
Completion of insurance related courses helpful.
Must possess valid drivers license and have good driving record.
Ability to communicate effectively with agents, insureds and mortgagees/lien holders, via letter, electronic mail, phone and in person.
Ability to work on own initiative recognizing the timelieness of all responsibilities and functions of the job.
Computer proficiency.
Ability to withstand varied working conditions, which may include indoor and outdoor work, extremes in temperature, uneven or slippery surface and possible exposure to pollutants and irritants.
Physical ability to lift 40 pounds, bend, stoop and crawl, climb ladders and to work at heights above ground level.
Ability to tolerate prolonged standing, walking and to conduct visual inspections of insured property.
Ability to work beyond 40 hours or 5 days per week and travel to other district offices.

Position: Adjuster/Special Agent
Location: Grand Island District Office
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, working towards fulfillment of the Company’s goal to provide prompt, fair, quality claims service. Serve as liaison between the home office and the agency force in the adjustment of assigned claims, inspections and preparation of underwriting reports.

Duties & Responsibilities: Handle assigned losses and underwriting inspections; prepare and submit reports to appropriate department.
Focus is on complying with the insurance contract, paying the fair amount and cultivating and maintaing good customer relations.
Call on producing agents, as necessary, keeping agents informed of claims handling issues for their clients.
Assist in keeping agents informed of company policies and procedures.
Handle assigned losses and underwriting inspections; prepare and submit reports to appropriate department.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent is required, college degree preferred.
Aptitude for and general knowledge of construction, agri-business and/or automobile repair preferred.
Completion of insurance related courses helpful.
Must possess valid drivers license and have good driving record.
Ability to communicate effectively with agents, insureds and mortgagees/lien holders, via letter, electronic mail, phone and in person.
Ability to work on own initiative recognizing the timelieness of all responsibilities and functions of the job.
Computer proficiency.
Ability to withstand varied working conditions, which may include indoor and outdoor work, extremes in temperature, uneven or slippery surface and possible exposure to pollutants and irritants.
Physical ability to lift 40 pounds, bend, stoop and crawl, climb ladders and to work at heights above ground level.
Ability to tolerate prolonged standing, walking and to conduct visual inspections of insured property.
Ability to work beyond 40 hours or 5 days per week and travel to other district offices

Position: Junior Programmer
Location: Home Office, 501 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, writing and testing computer programs as assigned by the Applications Programming Manager and/or V.P. Information Systems and Technology. Works under supervisory guidance, counsel and review
Duties & Responsibilities: Write, test and debug programs and technical solutions.
Maintain and debug programs involving all systems.
Learn to develop program descriptions and systems documentation.
Learn to adapt to system and programming standards.
Refine programming skills by gaining a thorough knowledge of the overall function of IT.
Qualifications: Two-year college degree with courses in programming techniques, preferably including courses in and at least one course in COBOL, or equivalent combination of education, training and work related experience.
Must possess ability to work on own initiative recognizing the timeliness of all responsiblities and functions of the job.
Effective organizational and problem solving skills are needed.
Good written and oral communication skills.