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Underwriter Trainee - Fidelity & Crime

Underwriter Trainee - Fidelity & Crime

Job ID 
# Positions 
US-TX-San Antonio
Posted Date 
Position Type 
Full Time
Travel Percentage 
Up to 30%

Job Information


Be Here. Be Great. 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 Fidelity and Crime Division is searching for an Underwriter Trainee for the San Antonio Area, Texas office.  Fidelity & Crime products include employee dishonesty, forgery, theft, and computer fraud for financial institutions, governmental entities and mercantile based accounts.


The person hired for the position will learn the skills needed in order to market, underwrite, and produce profitable business on a national basis in accordance with Company objectives and policies.  This is a salaried position and not commission sales.


  • Production: Responsible for an assigned book of business in which account information is evaluated, underwritten and priced within authority guidelines.  Has responsibility for complex risk selection / rejection, retention, growth and profitability within scope of authority and per divisional objectives.
  • Customer Service: Maintains a high level of customer service. Communicates directly with Agents and Brokers to develop and maintain strong relationships. Promptly issues quotes, policies and endorsements.
  • Profitability: Evaluates assigned book of business to maintain department profitability. Evaluates new agents and brokers potential for new business. Orders and analyzes miscellaneous business reports needed in the rating and underwriting processes, including credit checks, bank agreements, financial statements and underwriting surveys. 
  • Will travel occasionally to meet face-to-face with agents and brokers. 


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 0-1 year of business experience.
  • Insurance experience is a plus.
  • High level of organizational skills, ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in PC based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be open to travel up to 30% of the time, including some overnight travel.

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