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Underwriter and Underwriting Assistant - Personal Lines

Walnut Creek, CA

Post Date: 08/11/2017 Job ID: 15109 Industry: Insurance

Personal Lines Underwriter and Underwriting Assistant needed for firm located in Walnut Creek. This is a temporary position to start and pays at $20/hr. - $24/hr.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop judgment to accept, reject or modify new and renewal business for all commercial and personal lines, with guidance and direction as needed from experienced underwriters or team leader, to ensure a profitable book of business
  • Price business in accordance with company underwriting and pricing guidelines and ensures standards for timeliness are met; ensures data integrity for discounts, exposure base, etc.
  • Develop on-going relationships with internal and external customers, provide timely, courteous and efficient customer service, and  monitor profitability and quality of submissions, and keeps up-to-date with underwriting and/or product changes.  
  • Review and becomes familiar with:  Policy coverages,  Agency relationships,  Underwriting and team guidelines, processes, and procedures
  • Contribute to business requirements, and user acceptance testing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND BEHAVIORS:
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well organized, pays attention to details
  • Analytical and decision-making skills, basic to intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated organization skills and ability
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills, presentation, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Team oriented, and demonstrates a positive attitude
  • Receptive to feedback, adaptable to change and has a desire to learn
  • Ability to cope in a fast-paced job environment.
  • Achieves a standard of excellence with work processes and outcomes, honoring company policies and regulatory compliance.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred.

Please feel free to contact Sharlene@sdistaffing.Com  with any questions. Please include your resume.

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