Underwriter - Property & Casualty

Santa Ana, California
Sep 30, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

We are a Fortune 100 Company that has consistently ranked as Forbes TOP 100 BEST PLACE TO WORK! First American has nurtured a “People First” culture and offers an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package.

The Underwriter, Property and Casualty Insurance is responsible for making and implementing underwriting decisions on new business, renewals and endorsements, handling underwriting referrals and other miscellaneous risk reviews for assigned territory. Review risks to identify loss hazards, proper coverage valuations and policy rating. Collaborate with Marketing, and other internal team members, to develop solid relationships with allocated agencies to retain and solicit profitable new business accounts.

Accepts, modifies or rejects risks based upon business review, and in accordance with established company forms, rules, performance standards and state regulatory guidelines. Develops collaborative working relationships and provides communication and service that is cordial, professional and expert. Effectively communicates decisions, and promptly resolves agent and/or customer concerns.

The skills and experience that will make you successful in this role are:

•2-4 years of directly related industry experience required.

•Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Advanced knowledge of personal lines products, systems, processes and underwriting principles.

•Self-motivated with positive attitude, strong teamwork and collaboration skills.

•Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication abilities.

•Established aptitude for time management, work-planning and problem-solving.

•Proficiency with Microsoft office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel.

•Some industry coursework preferred.