Claims Administration, Accident Benefits - Winter 2024 Co-op/Intern

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Job ID : 6936
Category : Claims
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
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Definity is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

YOUR NEXT CO-OP PLACEMENT 

Work term: Winter (January 8, 2024 Start Date) 

Work term length: 4-month, 8-month, 12-month 

From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment. 

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here. 

What you’ll be doing

  • The Claims department is at the heart of what we do, guiding our customers through the claims process every step of the way in moments that are often difficult and stressful for our customers. We strive to keep customers happy while restoring their properties, businesses, and lives.  
  • We work with vendors, lawyers, and many external partners to resolve claims professionally and efficiently — delivering on our promise to be there when our customers need us most. And when catastrophes strike, we're on the ground supporting our broker partners and customers.  
  • As part of the broader claims team, you could be working in one of several teams either assisting with claims adjusters, investigating, evaluating, and settling claims or working with our data and reports to track and monitor fraud and other trends.  

What you bring

  • Currently pursuing a University or College Degree in Insurance, Business, Kinesiology, Psychology, or Sociology  
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers  
  • Able to perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure
  • Problem solving skills – with the ability to consider how things work from multiple perspectives   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Collaborative team player with strong communication skills   
  • Great time management, ability to multi-task and strong attention to details    
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint  

Did you know?

  • We care about our co-ops: Definity’s co-op students are considered the best pipeline of talent for our full-time, permanent positions.  
  • We care about students: Definity distributes $85,000 in scholarships to students across Canada each year.  
  • We care about our community: Definity donates more than $1 million every year to causes that drive true change in the neighbourhoods in which we live and work.  

What can Definity offer you?

  • Meaningful work forwarding our purpose of building a better world by helping our clients and communities adapt and thrive in their hardest times of need. 
  • Culture of accountability, empowerment, and collaboration. 
  • Opportunities to support personal and professional growth through real-life experience and unique learning opportunities. Our Leadership Essentials program builds knowledge and skills to for Team Leaders to Directors
  • Opportunity to join our employee groups - focused on women's empowerment, LGBTQ+, anti-racism and cultural equity, and environmental activism  
  • Determined to create positive change for our environment, our people, and our communities, now and in the future. Check our ESG work

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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