Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Central Florida
Very competitive compensation package
Jul 02, 2018
Aug 31, 2018
Sales, Underwriting
Job Type
Full Time


Looking for an experienced and energetic P&C Underwriter with strong technical skills to join our Team.  Must have E&S experience.  This Underwriter will be responsible for underwriting and marketing accounts in Florida and other states in addition to developing new business and selecting advantageous risks to built a profitable portfolio of accounts.  Required skills include analyzing information from applications, supplemental reports, studies and data to determine if a risk meets acceptable criteria and make decisions about issuance and appropriate premiums.  Florida and Southeast US experience preferred. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop new business and retain existing accounts.
  • Evaluate applications for coverage and use special carrier guidelines & special programs to determine suitable carriers for the risk.
  • Rate & apply credits/debits for qualifying risks.
  • Determine appropriate terms, premium fees & taxes as applicable to the carrier.
  • Review and revise, amend or re-quote when necessary.
  • Follow-up with agents to secure quotes and any other servicing needs.
  • Market products & services to agents to increase production.
  • Visit agents and make sales presentations about products & services.
  • Must be able to make good underwriting decisions, document those decisions & monitor loss ratios for positive results and within carrier standards.
  • Represent Company at industry events, trade shows, training sessions.


  • Must possess 2-20 & 1-20 Insurance Licenses.
  • College Degree or 10+ years of industry experience
  • Demonstrated 5+ years of success in underwriting & marketing of accounts in Florida and/or Southeast US.
  • Demonstrated E&S experience required.
  • Strong oral and written communication required. 
  • Computer literacy with immediate level knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Internet  Explorer and insurance job-related software.  Must be able to use Company Management Software and work with Carrier proprietary programs.
  • Attention to detail & commitment to quality.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Effective time management skills, ability to work with deadlines and a sense of urgency for completion and reaching results.
  • Willingness and ability to travel, sometimes overnight.


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