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Sr. Insurance Underwriter

  • United States Virtual
  • R-100072
  • Underwriting Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

As the Sr Insurance Underwriter, you will be an integral team member within our Voluntary Homeowners Insurance Division. You will be responsible for making decisions about whether to provide or continue insurance coverage while creating an environment that is easy for customers and clients to do business with. This includes evaluating applications and determining proper coverage amounts. You will be responsible for underwriting evaluations on more complex Homeowners and high-value insurance applications and coverages with limits up to $1.5M.  In addition, you will conduct research, development of procedures, conduct in-depth analysis of data, and problem-solving.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?  

  • Screen applications based on set underwriting criteria

  • Contact external sales agents to obtain further information

  • Evaluate referral data from underwriting software

  • Determine the risk involved in insuring a property

  • Evaluate if coverage amounts are adequate

  • Documentation of account information and offer solutions for continued coverage.

  • Take appropriate underwriting action

  • Liaise with the team to gather information and opinions

  • Monitor inspection turnaround time and advise management if completion dates affect our underwriting review period.

What are the requirements needed for this position?  

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Three years of Insurance experience

  • Two years of Agent or Underwriting Experience

  • Active Property and Casualty Insurance Agent’s license

  • Strong Microsoft Office suite

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have

  • Ability to quickly develop rapport with customers, clients, and peers over the phone in a professional and friendly manner.

  • Experienced in a fast-paced metric-driven environment with proficient multitasking and navigation in a Windows environment.

  • Knowledge and ability to use business-appropriate language regardless of the language used to execute first call resolution.

  • Willingness to adapt to a constantly evolving product and work environment.

  • Ability to develop relationship/partnership-building skills. Listen attentively, solve problems creatively, and use tact and diplomacy to find common ground and drive positive outcomes.

  • Obtaining extensive knowledge of the products and the ability to explain the benefits.

  • Effectively assess and diffuse difficult situations and escalate issues to appropriate leadership.

  • Supervisory experience managing, motivating, and developing employees is a plus.


Pay Range

$17.83 - $28.53

Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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What’s the culture like at Assurant?
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant. Named a Best/Great Place to Work in 13 countries and awarded the Fortune America’s Most Innovative Companies recognition in 2023, we bring together top talent around the world. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We call our culture The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in employment decisions.

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