Auto Damage Claims Adjuster                                             Closing Date: 10/31/2014

Company Name: Progressive
Approx. hrs. / week 40
Days of week M-F
Salary Range 48K

Position Description and Qualifications
Our Claims Adjuster - Auto Damage uses their auto body knowledge to complete vehicle damage estimates. Because we're committed to becoming consumers' #1 choice for auto insurance by providing best-in-class claims service, it is important our estimates are accurate and reflect the various options available in a competitive market for repairing damaged vehicles. Each Claims Adjuster works closely with the repair shops to make sure repairs are done on time and with the quality we expect.
Some of the day-to-day of a Claims Adjuster - Auto Damage:
* Determines repair parts, time and labor required to complete repair or if instead the vehicle is a total loss
* Negotiates agreed price with repair shops
* Manages the repair facility performance on timeliness and repair quality
* Responds to customer inquiries regarding the process
* Maintains accurate documentation of the repair process by completing timely estimates, supplements, and inspections.
* Coordinates the disposal process of salvaged vehicles/parts

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Need to be Successful:
* High school diploma or GED
* One year minimum of estimating experience or work as a claims adjuster, a property damage adjuster or repair work within an automobile repair and/or body shop
* Excellent organization skills which includes ability to multi-task and prioritize
* Strong customer service skills
* Proficient in basic computer skills
* Some experience with dispatch and repair management software as well as a core claims adjusting system

Paid Training! Our award winning, in-depth training empowers you to confidently deliver positive outcomes for our customers. In our two week Claims Ownership Class you'll learn about field claims and property damage fundamentals like how to handle total loss situations.

Progressive Offers:
* Gainshare bonus of up to 16% of salary (Gainshare is a bonus program given to all employees based on company profitability)
* Ongoing training and opportunities for career advancement
* Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
* Award winning, inclusive environment with Employee Resource Groups
* 401(k) plan
* Tuition assistance
* Employee discounts
* Child care subsidy

How to Apply
Please call Liz McLaughlin at 610-952-9057 or email your resume to

Mechanic                                             Closing Date: 11/01/2014

Company Name: Durango School District 9-R
Approx. hrs. / week 40
Days of week 5 days/wk
Salary Range $17.30 - $19.87 to start

Position Description and Qualifications
Job Title: Mechanic

Pay Grade: Classified, Range 17
Job Family: Transportation Services
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Department: Transportation
Prepared Date: December 17, 2013
Typical Work Year: 12 months

SUMMARY: Repair and maintain all district vehicles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequency of duties, percent of time and work year may vary based on departmental needs.

D 20% Troubleshoot and repair engine fuel, exhaust, and electrical systems on diesel and gasoline engines. Operate appropriate machinery, equipment, and instruments.

D 20% Troubleshoot and repair chassis, electrical, heating, instrument, and lighting systems. Operate appropriate machinery, equipment, and instruments.

D 20% Troubleshoot and repair air and hydraulic brake systems to CDE and DOT safety specifications. Operate appropriate machinery, equipment, and instruments.

D 5% Read electrical schematics and shop manuals.

D 10% Utilize computers for engine and transmission system troubleshooting.

D 5% Evaluate repair costs in cooperation with the Lead Mechanic. Communicate with office staff and drivers regarding vehicle problems/status.

W 2% Perform tune-ups on diesel and gasoline engines.

W 2% Break down, mount, and balance tries on school district vehicles.

M 2% Repair body, window, and windshield damage to CDE and DOT safety standards.

W 5% Serve as an on-call mechanic for after-hour emergency repairs.

A 5% Overhaul engines, transmissions, clutches, steering mechanisms, and brake systems to manufacturer’s specifications.

Ongoing 4% Perform other duties as assigned including drive buses as needed, perform building maintenance, assist with snow removal in the winter

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two-five years of experience in vehicle maintenance repairs including medium/heavy duty diesel engines.

•Criminal background check required for hire.
•Colorado Commercial driver’s license (CDL) with Class B and P2S endorsement required within one month after entering position.
•Current ASE certification for transit
•Current CDE inspector qualification certificate (including air brake) required within six months of entering position.

•Advanced mechanical repair skills.
•Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
•Basic math and computer skills.
•Written communication skills.
•Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
•Ability to drive and operate a school bus and other fleet vehicles.
•Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building/department procedures.
•Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a team.
•Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

•Operating knowledge of and experience with tire mounting equipment, grinders, welders, torches, and lifting equipment.
•Operating knowledge of car brakes.
•Operating knowledge of engine diagnostics, computers, scanners, and lab scopes.
•Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals.

Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411,, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.

How to Apply
Please visit our website at under "job openings" to apply.

(Posted 10/10/14)