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Associate Underwriter I-IV

Associate Underwriter I-IV

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At Great American, we focus on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a "small company" entrepreneurial atmosphere with "big company" expertise. Great American has more than 30 specialty insurance divisions within our Property & Casualty Group, and our Annuity Group offers a variety of financial services. 

We are unique because we promote the entrepreneurial spirit and our company listens to what is important to our employees. With a commitment to strong results and extraordinary service, there are always opportunities to learn and grow.


The AgriBusiness® Division provides coverage for full-time operating farms, ranches, equine and agricultural operations on a nationwide basis through independent agents who specialize in the rural market.  The division is currently in need for an Associate Underwriter who will assist the underwriting staff within a certain authority level in handling renewals, endorsements, policy set up, MVR review etc.  This position will be located in Ocala, FL. 


  • Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.  Reviews, documents and / or underwrites new and renewal policy transactions within written authority. 
  • Proofs policy information on an assigned product, territory and / or agency(ies).
  • Reviews premium and loss data on an individual account as part of renewal underwriting, change underwriting or mid-term underwriting.
  • Reviews insurance applications and other risk documentation.  Reviews underwriting requirements and refers applications, endorsement requests or other correspondence for further underwriting analysis when outside of written authority.
  • Orders, reviews and takes appropriate action on required reports, endorsement requests, service requests and general correspondence.
  • Analyzes individual risk pricing for new business submissions and renewals within written authority.
  • Communicates with agents to obtain information needed to underwrite risks and address issues.  Researches and responds to questions from agents.
  • Provides support to underwriter(s). 
  • Gathers information on new and renewal business and change requests to support underwriter decision making.
  • Organizes the underwriting information to speed decision making on the part of the underwriter.
  • Investigates discrepancies in the information gathered.
  • May include "template" policy review and actions such as endorsement within assigned authority level.
  • Provides information to Processing that is needed to issue policies and endorsements on a timely basis.  May issue, process or code.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 0 to 2 years of property and casualty insurance experience.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Continuing education in insurance courses will be required which could include Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Program in General Insurance (INS) or Associate of Risk Management (ARM).     

Note: This position could either be an Associate Underwriter I, II, III or IV, depending on experience/qualifications

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