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: Data Entry - General Clerk
Location: Home Office, 501 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE
General Function: Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, data entry to process applications, reinstatements, cancellations and endorsement requests using electronically imaged documents as the source document(s), as well as perform clerical duties of a routine nature, proof and assemble policies under established routine and practice.

Duties & Responsibilities: Perform data entry functions using personal computer to process applications, reinstatements, cancellations and endorsement requests using electronically imaged documents as the source document(s).
Order CLUE, Credit and County Assessor Report information (electronically) through use of specific Internet web sites and print into underwriting file.
Proof and assemble policies, which may include endorsements and billing notices for mailing to policyholders, mortgagees/lien holders and/or agents.
Proof and prepare Amended Declarations resulting from requested changes, which may include endorsements and billing notices, for mailing to policyholders, mortgagees/lien holders and/or agents.
Determine whether a “credit” on the daily (green bar) Credit Transaction Report needs to be a “refund” check, a “charge” to the agency account or put on “hold” pending adjustment.
Make necessary notations on the Credit Transaction Report, including penciling in changes or corrections to the payee name(s), address, etc. Send report to accounting department where the changes are made to the system records.
Proof the corrected report; send back to accounting to process refund checks and mail appropriate “credit” documents to insureds and/or agents.
Type endorsements and/or form letters at the direction of the manager or underwriters.
Make corrections to “Inland Marine” endorsement data on the computer terminal, and when needed, enter new “Inland Marine” data.
Prepare “certificates of mailing”.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent
Minimum of six months prior office experience.
Ability to operate personal computer, some computer applications, 10-key calculator and typewriter with accuracy and reasonable speed.
Basic personal computer skills including Microsoft Windows preferred.

Position: Computer Support Specialist
Location: Home Office, Lincoln, NE
General Function:
Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, assisting company employees and agents with the proper operation of computer hardware and software. May also serve as backup Computer Operator when needed.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist agents and company personnel over the phone and in person with the use of company supplied personal computer software and on-line transactions available to them through the use of the CICS facility.
Answer basic questions relating to the use of personal computer and mainframe hardware.
Clearly communicate directions to people who may have limited computer knowledge.
Assist district offices with questions relating to their communications equipment.
Place and monitor service calls to vendors as directed by Network Manager.
Perform remote diagnostics on communications equipment and perform maintenance as needed.
Assist in managing excess computer hardware inventory.
Perform hardware maintenance and repair.
Set up and install desktop PC hardware and software.
Assist in network management.
Assist with internet access including e-mail.
Assist with company web page.
Report to work on a timely and regular basis.
Qualifications:
High School graduate or equivalent with courses in bookkeeping and mathematics preferred. Two years of technical school background in information technology preferred.
Must have a minimum of one-year office experience and be familiar with operation of personal computer hardware and software.
Strong communication skills and good people skills to effectively interact with company personnel and agents are a must.
Must demonstrate problem-solving aptitude.
Ability to work on own initiative recognizing timeliness of all responsibilities and functions is required.
Capable of lifting up to 75 lbs.


Position: Adjuster/Special Agent
Location: North Platte District Office, North Platte, 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.