Commercial Underwriter

Employer
Tower Hill Insurance Group
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Oct 02, 2019
Closes
Nov 30, 2019
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance

SUMMARY

Tower Hill Insurance Group has an exciting opportunity for a talented Commercial Underwriter who enjoys intellectual challenge and seeks a rewarding career with a company that is experiencing growth. The Commercial Underwriter (UW) is an experienced, highly productive position. The UW will apply analytical, sales, and interpersonal skills to manage a large P&C portfolio of business with a group of assigned agencies. This specifically includes new and renewal business as well as interim policy transaction. In addition, the underwriter will manage relationships across varied sources – including internal and external partners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews insurance applications to evaluate, classify, and rate policies of insurance to place business that meets underwriting guidelines and business strategy.
  • Maintains a renewal portfolio and profitable loss experience in line with business goals.
  • Conducts loss control analysis with various resources provided through physical inspection reports, geocoding services, and catastrophic modeling services; and communicates any loss control recommendations or policy modifications with agency.
  • Effectively communicates to marketing representatives and commercial vendors to obtain additional information or explain company policy.
  • Independently sets priorities and manages workflow to ensure timely & appropriate service in accordance with operating standards.
  • Cultivates strong relationships with agency partners, marketing representatives, coworkers, and other business contacts.
  • May analyze portfolio trends, loss experience, and agency experience to collaborate on goal-setting discussions.
  • May conduct independent agency field visits, as well as participate in industry events, when appropriate.
  • Keeps informed regarding industry information, new product information, legislation, coverages, and technology to continuously improve knowledge and performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a four-year college preferred. Industry education including CPCU or CIC highly desired. Three or more years of technical underwriting experience, preferably in property & casualty insurance.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Contribute to team discussions
  • Become proficient with all tools and technologies
  • Be open with new ideas or proposals
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Adaptable to change
  • Excellent customer focus

 TOWER HILL’S TOTAL COMPENSATION PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual merit reviews and bonus potential
  • Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Paid PTO and holidays
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • State of the Art work out facility (Corporate office)
  • Business casual dress, and more 

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