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Immediate Opening for Auto Adjuster

Colonial is seeking an AUTO ADJUSTER to join our desk adjusting team. This could be a part or full-time position. Compensation will be determined by experience of adjuster.

Licensed Auto Adjuster

Colonial Adjustment, New England’s largest independent adjustment firm is a family-owned and operated business located in South Portland, ME. We have provided full-service adjustment services to clients for more than 40 years and continue to grow during our second generation of leadership!

Our dedicated staff is our greatest asset, and we are especially proud of our high employee retention rate. We believe this is a direct result of our family-first philosophy, which  fosters a positive work environment  while promoting a healthy work-life balance. Our supportive team approach allows us to provide unparalleled customer service to our clients as well as bring out the excellence in one another.

We are looking for part-time or full-time Auto Adjusters to join our … Read More

Colonial Team in Dynamic Dirt Challenge

This past weekend, members of our Colonial family participated in the Dynamic Dirt Challenge at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. It was a demanding 3+ mile obstacle course designed to challenge all around strength, stamina, and mental grit. This team building activity certainly helped our group discover a new level of camaraderie as we worked together to achieve a true sense of collective accomplishment, cheer one another on, and of course, have a great time and some laughs!

Off to a competitive start!
We all made it!
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Colonial Family Team Participates in Annual CPCU Society Golf Tournament

On June 2nd a Colonial team participated in the Annual Maine CPCU Society Golf Tournament. We are enjoying being able to get out together on the greens again for this important fundraiser, and I particularly appreciated being able to play with my boys who are becoming skilled golfers themselves (often surpassing their dad!).

This fundraiser supports the CPCU organization which promotes excellence through ethical behavior, resources, and continuing education to enable individuals to expand their technical insurance skills and business capabilities. The CPCU designation is the foremost credential for insurance and adjusting professionals who specialize in risk management and property-casualty insurance. We congratulate those who have obtained this distinguished appointment in their career!

Players L-R: Sam Kidder, Kevin Flynn, Scott Kidder, Jack Kidder… Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Auto Adjuster

Joe Lombardo
Residential Auto Adjuster

Please join us in welcoming our newest Auto Adjuster, Joe Lombardo. Joe joins us after a lengthy career as an international manufacturing supply chain and procurement broker. In 2015, he joined his son in the operation of a private investigations business with a focus on investigating claims for the insurance industry.

Joe’s vast experience lends itself very well to adjusting. Having traveled the world, and worked with hundreds of manufacturing teams and clients, Joe is very comfortable working with a wide variety of individuals and businesses. He has strong communication and management skills, as well as research and investigative abilities. Much of his investigative work has involved accident and medical investigation, gathering victim and witness statements, and conducting scene investigations.

He graduated from the University of Connecticut and attended the University of Hartford. He takes building his knowledge and certification base very seriously, pursuing continuing education opportunities … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Senior Auto Adjuster

Jan Lander
Senior Auto Adjuster – South Portland Office

Please join us in welcoming Jan Lander to our Auto Adjusting team. Jan has 44 years of experience in claims adjusting, having worked for several large insurance carriers in a variety of personal and commercial claims adjusting roles. 

Jan has worked primarily in auto and homeowner’s insurance adjusting, conducting field investigations, facilitating auto damage appraisals, and evaluating casualty bodily injury and property damage cases. She is also experienced in handling cases in litigation and participating in ADR conferences. She has reinforced her experience with extensive training in policy interpretation, claims investigation and estimating methods over the course of her career. Jan comes to Colonial with a reputation of being a highly regarded adjuster and we are very excited to have her scope of knowledge and experience added to our auto division.

Jan is licensed in Maine and New Hampshire, and will … Read More

Immediate Opening for Auto Adjuster

Seeking motivated, experienced AUTO ADJUSTER to join our adjusting team. This could be a part or full-time position. Compensation will be determined by experience of adjuster.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Hold a current adjuster’s license for the State of Maine, New Hampshire or Vermont
  • Handle Auto Property Damage claims over the telephone in a prompt and efficient manner
  • Investigate Auto Claims to determine liability for motor vehicle accidents
  • Deliver work product within required timeframe, exhibiting appropriate urgency in response to client’s, policyholder’s and coworker’s needs
  • Utilize claim technology effectively
  • Maintain excellent time-management habits; be organized; and be able to multi-task
  • Adjusters are responsible for management of their claim load and diary reports
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients, insureds, and various other parties involved in the insurance claim process in a professional, timely, and appropriate manner

Required Skills:

  • Ability to acquire and maintain required adjuster license
  • Strong negotiation, investigation and communication skills
  • Ability
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Colonial Team Raises Money for Homeless Program

Every holiday season the Colonial Adjustment family chooses a local charity to support. We care deeply for our community and know the need is greater than ever. This past December, we raised money for a local outreach program for the homeless, Preble Street, and their #SayYes to Saving Lives campaign.

Preble Street provides accessible barrier-free services to empower people experiencing problems with homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty. They are continuously advocating for solutions to these problems. They serve individuals from every background who share the common hardship of life entering a wildly unanticipated and difficult course. Preble Steet programs not only meet urgent needs, from nutritious meals to crisis intervention, clean clothes to healthcare, showers to a permanent home, but they also create solutions to homelessness and hunger. Their recent campaign, 100 Veterans Housed, provided warm, safe housing for 100 Maine Veterans as we entered the winter months … Read More

Happy Holidays!

From the Colonial Family to Yours – Many wishes for a joyous holiday season and a new year of peace and happiness! Thank you for being a valued partner. We look forward to working with you in 2022!

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