Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Location
Northbrook, Illinois
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jun 02, 2018
Closes
Aug 01, 2018
Ref
1711#GIJ--WestGuard.1
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (Superior) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US. Corporate Headquarters located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, GUARD offers a variety of coverages backed by the unrivaled security of a Berkshire Hathaway Company!

We are currently searching for an Account Underwriter to join our Intermediate Business Underwriting Team. Company features a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Position will be based out of our field office in Northbrook, IL.

Responsibilities

In this position, you will be responsible for evaluating, selecting, and pricing new and renewal business based on company standards and within granted underwriting authority.

Qualifications

Candidates must have prior multi-line underwriting experience, excellent communication skills, solid computer knowledge, and the ability to work as a team player. Candidates must also have the ability to effectively manage a busy workload while exhibiting good judgment and must be willing to travel to assigned underwriting territory to develop agency relationships.

About Us:

At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff!

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
  • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
  • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
  • A competitive healthcare package.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment.
  • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!

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