Commercial Field Underwriter - Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Excellent Salary/Benefits - Including 8% 401(k). Vacation credit for prior work experience and more!
Sep 30, 2016
Nov 29, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  To quote and issue new commercial accounts for a selected group of committed agents.  To enthusiastically sell Acuity commercial products.  To ensure strong growth of profitable business within an assigned territory. 


EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or equivalent experience.  CPCU, CIC or similar insurance designations preferred. 

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of five years of commercial underwriting experience.   


a. Visits each agency on a regular basis with the purpose of soliciting new business and enhancing agency relationships.  Must be prepared to inspect a risk and to immediately make acceptability and pricing decisions.  All the agency's prospects submitted should be reviewed. 

b. Make appropriate selection and pricing decisions consistent with Acuity goals for growth and profitability. 

c. Keep abreast of all company underwriting policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as events affecting the industry.  Attend meetings as required.

d.  Recommend additional coverages or options to make our proposals more responsive to insured's needs.

e. Encourage and assist in the production of profitable commercial business by maintaining an excellent working relationship with agents and other Acuity personnel. 

f.  Ability to operate automobile.

g.  Ability to operate computer keyboard. 

h.  Regular and predictable attendance.

I.  Performs other duties as assigned.