• Associate Underwriter I

    Location US-LA-Baton Rouge
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 10:16 AM)
    Job ID
    23544
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Headquartered in the Central Florida city of Lakeland, Summit employs over 700 office and field associates at its main location and regional offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia. As the people who know workers’ comp, we strive to provide an atmosphere of constant growth and development for our employees.

     

    Summit provides workers’ compensation programs and services to thousands of employers throughout the Southeast.

     

    Summit is a member of Great American Insurance Group, a company that focuses 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Applies rules and guidelines, 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 midterm 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.
    • Gathers information on new and renewal business and change requests to support underwriter decision making.
    • Investigates discrepancies in the information gathered.
    • 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.
    • May provide support to underwriter(s).
    • Organizes the underwriting information to speed decision making on the part of the underwriter.
    • May include "template" policy review and actions such as endorsement within assigned authority level.
    • Provides information to Rating and to Processing that is needed to issue policies and endorsements on a timely basis. May issue, process or code transactions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience 
    • 0 to 3 years of related experience
    • This position is located in our Baton Rouge, LA office

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