Assistant Commercial Underwriter

Houston, Texas
Dependent on experience
Jan 06, 2017
Mar 07, 2017
Job Type
Full Time

CapSpecialty® is seeking an experienced Assistant Underwriter working out of our office in Houston, TX.

This highly motivated individual will assist the underwriters in all aspects of the Surety & Fidelity underwriting process to include:

  • Gathering, screening, analyzing and evaluating information on new and existing accounts;
  • Underwriting and approving or making recommendations to the underwriters based on this evaluation and authority limits; and
  • Providing high-level customer service to agents.

The ideal candidate will possess an Associates/Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, with 1-2 years of Surety industry experience in an administrative, underwriting support role, and exposure to financial statements/analysis.  We are seeking a motivated and initiative-taking individual with effective communication skills.  This team player will have the abilities to multi-task, problem solve, pay attention to details and meet fast deadlines using their knowledge of basic industry concepts and effective computer skills (MS Word and Excel experience a must).  Senior level commensurate with experience.

CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering Commercial Property and Casualty, Professional Liability, Surety and Fidelity products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  By working with select partners through a limited distribution model, CapSpecialty’s creative, hard-working team provides personalized service and cultivates mutually successful partnerships to deliver positive results.  CapSpecialty’s carriers have an A (“Excellent”) rating from A.M. Best, writing both admitted and non-admitted policies on the paper of Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company – subsidiaries of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC, part of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y).  For more information please visit our website.

Want to join an exciting and team-oriented environment that offers competitive compensation and benefits packages – including an innovative unlimited vacation plan, professional and educational growth opportunities, and recognition for great performance?  Send your resume today!


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Madison, WI  53705-0900


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