Associate Underwriter I

US-OH-Blue Ash
4 weeks ago
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Full Time


Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


The Property and Inland Marine (P&IM) division writes policies in all 50 states and has more than 2,000 independent agents offering our coverages. Our broad range of products include property, builders' risk, contractor’s equipment, excess property, transportation cargo, electronic data processing (EDP), and difference in conditions (DIC).  Great American Insurance is one of the top 20 largest commercial inland marine insurers in the United States.  Our mission is to be the leading provider of  risk management solutions using Property & Inland Marine insurance and related products and services. In achieving this purpose, we expect our customers, employees, owners, and communities to prosper.


The P&IM Division is currently searching for an Associate Underwriter for our Mid-west Profit Center office located in Blue Ash, OH.


  • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business growth. Maintains a high level of customer service.
  • Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.  Prices business in accordance with company guidelines.  Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.  Orders and screens miscellaneous reports needed in the rating and underwriting processes, such as loss history reports, credit checks, outside inspections, loss control, etc.
  • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers/coworkers in order to attract and retain profitable business.  Develops, relationships with agents and brokers through telephone interactions.
  • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manuals and insurance laws and regulations


  • Must have an Associates degree and a minimum of 1-2 years commercial property underwriting experience, or equivalent work experience.  
  • Demonstrates technical knowledge with moderate to complex underwriting concepts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


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