• Crop Underwriter/Crop Underwriter Trainee

    Location US-ND-Fargo
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2019 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
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    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. 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.


    Our Crop division in Fargo, ND is looking for an Underwriting Analyst Trainee to join the team.


    • Learns to administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations to review, underwrite and document new and renewal policy transactions, within authority.
      • Participates in auditing and may enter policy information on an assigned product, territory and / or agency in accordance with template rules.
      • May learn to review premium and loss data on an individual account, as part of renewal process or mid-term underwriting.
    • May learn to review electronic insurance applications and / or other risk documentation. Learns to review basic underwriting requirements; refers applications or endorsements requests for further underwriting analysis when above authority limits.
    • Assists in reviewing paperwork and / or applications for signatures, dates and other considerations to ensure that coverage may be issued. Learns to verify coverage limits, perform necessary calculations and complete other checks before processing policies.
      • Learns to and assists in communicating rejection / denial of risk when deemed appropriate and when not handled by automated means.
    • May learn to order, review and take appropriate action on required reports, endorsement requests, service requests and general correspondence.
    • Learns to analyze individual risk pricing for new business submissions and renewals against template expectations, and assists making appropriate changes, within authority.
    • Learns to monitor entry / processing to ensure data integrity and to avoid potential systemic issues.
    • Learns to communicate with agents, brokers and customers to obtain information needed to underwrite risks, respond to questions and address issues.
    • Participates in other departmental processes / projects, such as changes / enhancements to forms and screens, user acceptance testing for systems and policies, and reviewing impact to current policies / practices.
    • May provide guidance and assistance to agents. May participate in developing training curriculum and / or training agents and staff.
    • Successfully completes all coursework / education as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college coursework preferred.
    Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
    Experience: 0 to 2 years of related experience; insurance experience preferred.




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