Underwriter (Westerville, OH)

  • Experienced Professionals
  • Westerville, OH
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Applications have closed

Century Insurance Group

CENTURY INSURANCE GROUP (a division of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.) employs more than 900 associates in over 20 offices throughout the United States. Meadowbrook operates insurance agencies, a risk management company that provides services to self-insured groups, funds and pools, and operates 6 domestic insurance companies.

Meadowbrook is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing challenging opportunities for our associates and a superior working environment. As Meadowbrook continues to grow, we are constantly on the lookout for bright, talented team players with a dedication and passion for their work.

We offer our associates competitive wages, an excellent benefits package, a friendly, team oriented environment and encourage and reward the professional growth of our associates.

We are currently looking for a Underwriter to join our Westerville, OH branch office.

Essential Functions

  • The primary function of the Underwriter is to determine acceptability and pricing of business within assigned underwriting authority. Also to manage production of acceptable business from assigned producers.
  • Analyze information on new and renewal business in order to accept, price, modify or reject business within delegated underwriting authority level
  • Recognize submissions that exceed underwriting authority and refers them on to the appropriate personnel for their review. Prepare the referral package including a complete underwriting analysis and recommendations for risk acceptance or rejection
  • Conduct agents/brokers visitations, internal and external, to establish and maintain contacts and develop additional business
  • Participate in Agency Underwriting Audits
  • Review and analyze communications from other departments and successfully applies that information to underwriting issues within the underwriting department
  • Show competency and knowledge of current market trends, conditions and competition in the marketplace
  • Respond to regulatory and compliance issues
  • Train and mentor Underwriting Assistants as assigned
    When working on renewals, must be proficient with COL to provide timely renewal service to agents on the Binding Book
  • Perform other duties as requested by management
  • Ability to interact with others in a professional manner
  • Attendance

Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college course work or degree a preferred
  • Two years insurance environmental underwriting or comparable business experience preferred
  • Pursuit of CPCU, CIC or other applicable designations preferred but not required
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of handling multiple tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to show versatility in multi-line underwriting
  • According to their experience level, understands and explains coverages, rules, forms, and basis for pricing decisions to agents/brokers, company personnel, and policy holders as needed or required
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must provide excellent service to both external and internal customers
  • Proficient in MS Office Software Applications
  • Participate as needed in internal or external training
  • Sit, stand, walk/ambulatory
  • Ability to lift ten pounds