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Underwriter

Durham Staffing Solutions locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
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Contact Details
Name Personnel Consultant
Address 5830 S 142nd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha NE 68137
Phone (402) 827-8003
FAX (402) 827-8006
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Job Location
Council Bluffs, IA, United States

Description

Our client is seeking to add an Underwriter to their team. This is a full-time, one location position with opportunity for growth that comes with a great salary and generous benefits!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review individual risk submissions from agents and either accept or decline business based upon a variety of informational tools necessary to make the decision. Analyze exposure to loss, develop an adequate premium charge for the exposure, and determine appropriate endorsements and exclusions to address potential loss exposures for the risk.
  • Achieve individual production and loss ratio goals. Continually analyze premium and loss results in their territory by agency and line of business.
  • Handle policy maintenance items and mid-term change requests. Review endorsement requests and process necessary changes to the policy. Review various loss control reports and make recommendations to the agent regarding any changes needed to the policy. Follow-up on outstanding information as required. Review claims activity and take appropriate action.
  • Build and foster positive business relationships with agents, liability carriers, and reinsurers. Creatively work to resolve any agency conflicts. Occasionally travel to agency offices or educational events for training or marketing purposes.
  • Within defined parameters, identify and make recommendations regarding various treaty or facultative reinsurance.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Previous experience as an Underwriter, working in the field of insurance, building construction, or agriculture highly desired.
  • Must be detail oriented, decisive, and able to apply independent underwriting judgment.
  • Must be skilled in relationship building and conflict management.
  • Must be a loyal team player that is respectful, dependable, and shows initiative. Must be able to understand and comply with state, federal, or other governing entity's laws and regulations.
  • Must be able to become licensed as an insurance agent.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must be fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written, phone, and Internet communication skills. Must have superior analytical ability, as well as strong negotiating and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft products.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills to maintain schedule and deadlines.

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