A contents inspector is responsible for working with policyholders who have suffered a loss to create a thorough inventory of all damaged contents. This helps ensure that the policyholder is adequately compensated.
What is Contents?
If you were to move, anything you would take with you when you move would be considered contents. Items range from furniture to electronics to textiles and more.
Responsibilities and Duties
A contents inspector must receive new assignments, contact policyholders to schedule appointments, and travel to the loss location. Responsibilities include assisting the policyholder in creating a complete inventory list, gathering detailed photo documentation of the loss, and generating a prompt and detailed report.
Qualifications and Skills
The ideal candidate is...
• Detailed oriented
• Skilled in communication
• Highly organized and efficient in meeting goals/deadlines
• Compassionate and sensitive to the policyholders’ needs
• Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office programs
*A background in insurance, law enforcement, construction, or fieldwork is a plus.
A contents inspector must
• Own a cell phone
• Own a reliable computer with internet access
• Have a valid driver’s license
• Have reliable transportation and be willing to travel within 250 miles of the base location
• Be physically able to lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
• Be able to pass a background check
• Have a flexible schedule
Required Education: High School Diploma