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Underwriter - Junior in Rocklin, CA at The Amynta Group

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rocklin, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2019

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The JUNIOR UNDERWRITER is responsible for the elevation, selection, acceptance, rejection, pricing and servicing of commercial insurance policies within accepted company procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

* Uses knowledge and independent judgment to determine eligibility of risks when compared to guidelines of programs available. Responds to questions from agents received via telephone, email, chat, mail and fax.

* Reviews insurance applications and documentation to determine if the applicant is an acceptable risk in accordance with company guidelines and standards.

* Recommends appropriate premiums and coverage for risks after complete analysis and consideration of applicant documentation, business factors and competitive situations.

* Prepares written communication on adverse underwriting decisions, proposals, referrals, rate appeals, underwriting requirements, status and declinations.

* Analyzes commercial line accounts.

* Evaluates pricing and coverage to ensure premiums charged are accurate.

* Manages book of business to achieve profitability goals.

* Builds productive and positive relationships.

* Assists with binding of policies, processing of endorsements, renewal, and new business underwriting. BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

* Bachelor’s Degree (and/or combined education and experience) (Required)

* 3+ years of underwriting experience 

* Strong technical underwriting and analytical skills, strong knowledge of Workers Compensation business and products 

* Knowledge of Microsoft Applications and the ability to learn new software programs

Job Requirements

MINIMUM JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

*** MUST HAVE MGA, MGU or INSURANCE EXPERIENCE ***

* Strong attention to detail, is dependable and follows through.

* Ability to analyze data and present recommendations based on outcomes of analysis.

* High level of maturity to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

* Strong work ethic and excellent time management skills.

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with people throughout the organization.

* Willingness to maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image.

* Willingness to work non-traditional shifts which meet the needs of the team and company.

* Ability to handle complex issues and problems and defer to higher-level staff only as needed.

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