University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Alaska Public Entity Insurance (APEI)
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Claims Manager
Requirements: See Job Posting for details

Property/Casualty Claims Manager

Alaska Public Entity Insurance (APEI) is seeking qualified applicants for a Property/Casualty Claims Manager.  APEI is a nonprofit joint insurance arrangement, or pool, providing multiple lines of insurance coverage to public entities throughout Alaska.

The Property/Casualty Claims Manager reports to the Executive Director and oversees the handling and management of all property, general liability, and automobile claims.  When APEI is utilizing the services of an outside claims adjuster for a claim, the Claims Manager acts as the liaison between APEI and the adjuster. The P/C Claims Manager may also be called on to assist the Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager in the handling and management of WC claims on occasion.


Knowledge, skills, and abilities desired for this position include:

Experience: Three years claims handling experience as an adjuster, manager, risk manager, attorney, or comparable experience. Associate in Claims designation or other applicable insurance designation also desired.  

Knowledge: Applicants must be familiar with Alaska’s claims laws and regulations, basic adjusting procedures, insurance provisions and coverage, Alaska’s tort law, and claims management, audit, and investigative techniques. 

Language Skills:  Strong communication and grammatical skills.  Must possess the ability and willingness to communicate, summarize and document events and details in a clear and concise format both in writing and orally. 

Education: Four-year degree, or similar knowledge gained through credentialing or work experience in a responsible position in the insurance field.

Technical Skills:  Comfortable working with Microsoft Excel.

APEI will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties of this position.


Salary $65,000-$125,000 depending on qualifications.  Employee benefits include comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacation.


This is a full-time position in Juneau and may involve travel outside of Juneau several times per year.  

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume, and references by June 15, 2018 to:

Barbara Thurston, Executive Director

Alaska Public Entity Insurance

2233 Jordan Ave, Juneau, AK  99801


More information is available on the APEI website at

Contact: Barbara Thurston
Contact at: 907-523-9440
Closing Date: June 15, 2018