Auto Desk Appraiser

at Sedgwick in Moline, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Auto Desk Appraiser

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To evaluate and prepare estimates for auto vehicles involved in a loss.


+ Appraises and determines costs of repairs to damaged vehicle by reviewing photos and supporting documentation; determines repair versus replace and parts utilization.

+ Evaluates and determines if the vehicle is repairable or salvageable based on industry standard estimatics software.

+ Prepares estimates using estimatics software.

+ Works directly with auto repair facilities to determinate supplemental repair processing and provides a supplemental estimate.

+ Negotiates agreed scope of repairs with repair facilities.


+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Travels as required.


Education & Licensing

High school diploma or GED required. Licenses as required by state guidelines.


Three (3) years of related experience to include at least one (1) year of appraisal experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

+ Strong knowledge of automobiles

+ Ability to understand and utilize appraisal software

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

+ Analytical and interpretive skills

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Excellent interpersonal skills

+ Excellent negotiating skills

+ Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports

+ 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.

Mental : 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

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

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.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (

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Job Posting: JC261100521

Posted On: Jun 10, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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