Property Valuator Specialist, 1175

Location Baton Rouge, LA
Date Posted March 12, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


Property Valuator Specialist


Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, "Claim Your Future."


: To inspect and evaluate buildings; assess the properties to determine a replacement cost value for insurance purposes; to verify building deletions (demolition/removal).


  • Performs site visits for new or existing buildings.
  • Gathers pertinent information, determines if any major changes have occurred (i.e. square footage, HVAC, occupancy/use of the building, elevator, etc.).
  • Observes, measures, inspects, gathers data, and describes all aspects of a property/building under exposure to various weather conditions (cold, heat, rain, snow, etc.).
  • Determines if the building if an object or moveable, if the changes made warrant updating the record, and/or if the building no longer exists.
  • Assess and determines accuracy of building valuation utilizing appraisal software; updates data into appropriate system(s).
  • Verifies the historic status of buildings by using official documentation or by checking designated websites.
  • Provides accurate GPS readings of building locations.
  • Provides specialized appraisal and valuation of historic structures and submits reports with replacement costs.
  • Provides replacement cost and ACV evaluations of all property inspected.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.


Education & Licensing

Associate degree or college graduate preferred.

Marshall & Swift/Boeckh (MSB) and/or Xactimate training certifications a plus.


Four (4) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to use appropriate system(s) to determine replacement cost and Actual Cash Value (ACV)
  • Good oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.


: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines



  • Computer keyboarding, travel as required
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
  • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
  • Be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
  • Must have continual use of manual dexterity


: Hearing, vision and talking


: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

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