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Risk Claims Specialist-(Relocation package for qualifying candidates)

Wright Service Corp - Des Moines, IA , United States

Starting Date :

Location of job:
West Des Moines, IA

Posted By: :
Jordan Korte

Job Description:
About Wright Service Corp.

Wright Service Corp. is a prominent leader in several environmental services industries, as the parent company to Wright Tree Service, Wright Outdoor Solutions, CNUC, Terra Spectrum Technologies, Sustainable Environmental Consultants and Wright Tree Service of the West. Wright Service Corp. has been employee owned since 2002 and headquartered in Central Iowa since 1933, when Wright Tree Service was founded by John L. Wright.

Together as a family of companies, Wright Service Corp. provides integrated vegetation management, technology solutions, consulting and operations, commercial environmental products, and residential and commercial landscaping, tree care, and other outdoor services. As our companies continue to grow, new opportunities become available. We are currently seeking a Risk Claims Specialist to join our team in West Des Moines, Iowa. 


  • Lead team member of the Risk Department charged with root cause investigation, insurance submission, negotiation and resolution of workers’ compensation, general liability and automobile liability claims.
  • Negotiates claims settlement for different types of claims made against the company.
  • Works closely with the other Risk Department members to ensure development and compliance of the company Safety, Education and Training Programs.
  • Takes a leadership role in operations communication regarding claims and necessary training relating to claims history.
  • Conducts field audit of employees and equipment to ensure proper training of all safety policies and work procedures to support a culture of safe work within all Wright Service Corp family of companies.
  • Works closely with safety personnel and other management members responsible for the development and compliance of the company Safety Programs.
  • Ensures the family of companies are in compliance with OSHA and DOT Regulations and applicable ANSI Standards.
  • Ability to accurately and fairly evaluate employees on all written safety manuals and materials, including but not limited to the Foreman’s Manual and Employee Handbook.
  • Stays engaged with workforce by making regular crew visits usually with safety personnel.
  • Sets a good example and promotes the Wright Service Corp. safety culture.
  • Speaks at industry gatherings and with utility customers.
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in adjusting insurance claims in either Workers’ Compensation or General Liability or Automobile Liability.
  • Possess above average claims investigation skills.
  • Certification in a recognized insurance program such as CPCU or Claims Law Associate or documented work toward the designation.
  • Solid understanding of Contract Law.
  • Ability to obtain TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP).
  • Participation in industry organizations and governing bodies relating to vegetation management.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications, interpersonal skills as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Advanced analytical skills.
  • General Understanding of Accounting Principles and Financial Analysis.
  • Prior familiarity with OSHA Standards in order to enforce compliance is a plus.
  • Prior knowledge of DOT Regulations in order to enforce compliance is a plus.
  • Prior knowledge of ANSI Standards in order to enforce compliance is a plus.
  • Prior knowledge of Herbicides and their application is a plus.
  • Ability to obtain TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP).
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge and experience using Microsoft’s Suite of Office Products.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel on a regular and consistent basis, sometimes without notice (minimum of 25%)

Wright Service Corp Offers: 

  • Relocation Assistance/Package for Qualifying Candidates
  • 'Dress for Your Day' Clothing Policy. Casual dress M-F which includes jeans!
  • Competitive pay & great benefits including PTO, medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, education assistance, volunteer opportunities...just to name a few!
  • Wellness Program & Wellness Reimbursement
  • ESOP - A retirement plan completely funded by the company!
  • Team Thursdays - An office wide team building event that occurs throughout the year. 
  • Rich culture - driven by private ownership and intentional leadership.

Pre-employment drug test and background check are a condition of employment.

To apply, please visit our website at https://www.wrightoutdoorsolutions.com/careers/ and submit an application. 

Contact Information

Jordan Korte
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