• Senior Underwriter

    Location US-GA-Gainesville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2018 4:27 PM)
    Job ID
    23719
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • 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

    • Has responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability per divisional objectives.
    • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
    • 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 Motor Vehicle reports, 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.
    • Interprets, explains and markets products and services.
    • Develops relationships with agents & brokers through personal visits and telephone interactions.
    • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.
    • May provide guidance and assistance to lower level positions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2 to 5 years of related experience.  Progression toward certification in area of expertise preferred; appropriate certifications 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).
    • This position is based in our Gainesville, GA office.

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