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Live the American Dream.

Build a lucrative business performing on-site property inspections and appraisals with help from Hancock.

Looking for an opportunity to set your own hours? Hancock needs dependable independent contractors to help us deliver detailed, accurate interior and exterior property reports to our carrier partners.

Your future starts here.

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Roof and Exterior

Using technology, our roof and exterior inspectors help assess the extent of damage to a property and help prevent further damage until permanent repairs can be completed.

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Interior Inspectors
and Estimators

Build skills in interior inspections and industry-leading technology to deliver accurate damage assessments and restoration estimates.

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After someone experiences significant property damage, we send in our trained, compassionate, thorough team members to process an accurate inventory of affected belongings and valuations.

Who We Partner With

Whether you’re looking for profitable contract work or seeking a career change, consider all that Hancock has to Offer.

First responders

Helping people after a catastrophic event is second nature to first responders. Supplement your income from your primary job as a firefighter or police officer with Hancock.

Construction / roofing / insurance workers

Your experience in construction, roofing, or insurance claims is invaluable. You might even want to make property inspections your primary occupation.

Who We Partner With

Whether you’re looking for profitable contract work or seeking a career change, consider all that Hancock has to Offer.

Retired military / military spouses

Hancock values the experience and work ethic of our veterans and military spouses. Enjoy the flexibility of seasonal or contract work, no matter where your duty station is located.

Community-minded people

Hancock provides training and support for reliable, community-minded people who want to help others. You can make a difference in the lives of distressed property owners.
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Getting started is easy!

Enjoy unsurpassed flexibility and growth as an independent contractor with Hancock Claims. Inspectors and estimating professionals are in high demand nationwide. You bring your enthusiasm and unique experience – Hancock helps with the rest.

5 Simple Steps to a Lucrative Contracting Business

Get started by scheduling and completing Hancock’s phone interview.

Submit Phase 1 paperwork, including background check and required documentation.

Join an experienced inspector, estimator or contents specialist on a ride-along, followed by an evaluation.

Hancock helps you complete your relevant Phase 2 paperwork, which includes the Contractor Agreement, and in some cases, Certificates of Insurance and setup of your LLC (Limited Liability Corporation).

Activate your business with our scheduling center and start earning!

*Certificates of Insurance and LLC paperwork only required for roof and interior inspectors.

Perks & Incentives

More than just a good paycheck.

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Build Your Own Business

Being an independent Hancock Claims technician means being a business owner with unlimited growth potential.

Legal Guidance

Hancock guides you through the process of LLC and independent business ownership.

Save on Insurance & Financial Services

Join a professional independent contractors organization for free (Hancock pays your membership fee). Save on health insurance, tax preparation, student loan fees, and other money-saving benefits.

Get Deep Discounts at Pep Boys

Hancock helps ensure your vehicle runs smoothly with deep discounts at Pep Boys nationwide.

Control Your Future

Enjoy a healthy work-life balance and control your financial potential. Being outside and active while helping people is a rewarding way to operate while owning your own business.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer contract and seasonal work. Each season brings the potential for weather events that create heightened demand for adjusters and inspectors.

We have different positions available that fit many different skillsets. Our roof inspectors can assess damage from the roof or use our technology-assisted devices to evaluate steep or pitched roofs. Our contents services specialists work within the interior of a property and are trained to process an accurate inventory of damaged belongings along with fair market valuations.

Hancock deducts required state and federal taxes from gross earnings for our employees. As an independent contractor, you are responsible for paying your federal or state taxes (if applicable) and Social Security, according to the Internal Revenue Service. You will receive a 1099 form each year that you earn $600 or more.

In addition to competitive pay and the freedom to make your own schedule, our independent contractors enjoy deep discounts on parts and service at any Pep Boys nationwide. Hancock pays for membership to the Independent Contractors Benefits Association that offers special rates on insurance, financial services and other membership perks.

Partner with Us!

Check our current openings and easily apply online.

Explore Corporate Careers

The Hancock corporate team supports a national network of technicians and claims specialists while driving excellent customer service. Explore your opportunities with the best team in the business.

Become a Technician

Hancock Independent contractors enjoy the freedom and flexibility of working their own schedules while being a part of the greater Hancock Claims network.

Become a Service Provider

Join our network of contractors, engineers and professional service providers to access great opportunities and fast payment turnarounds.