Underwriter I - Commercial Lines
Wawanesa Insurance
Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8
5d ago

Job Overview

Working under general supervision, an Underwriter I Commercial Lines is responsible for analyzing the acceptability of low complexity business with low to moderate premium volume according to company guidelines by working collaboratively with our sales force and providing value added expertise and service to both potential and existing policyholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform risk analysis using technology as well as external data sources for the purposes of quoting, negotiating and authorizing the acceptance of risk.
  • Maintain accurate records of decisions made and maintain completeness of policy data.
  • Communicate decisions, and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Learn to understand rating procedures, wordings, underwriting policies and regulations.
  • Handle work assignments, including calls, efficiently.
  • Work effectively towards the goals of the team.
  • Build positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including networking at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Work experience in the insurance industry. Underwriting experience an asset.
  • Post-secondary education or related business experience.
  • Willingness to enroll in, or actively pursuing a Property and Casualty Industry Designation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Strong decision making skills with the ability to provide justification.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizing skills with the ability to prioritize daily tasks.
  • Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful , challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals.

    Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).

    Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

    Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all.

    Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status : race / ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy / childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status.

    Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process.

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