Underwriting Assistant

Omaha, Nebraska
Base Salary, Bonus Potential, Additional Benefits
May 22, 2019
Jul 21, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level

Columbia Insurance Group is the place to be! Join our amazing team as a Commercial Lines Underwriting Assistant.

In this role you will assist underwriters in the rating, evaluation and processing of new business applications, quotes, endorsements and renewals.


  • Review applications, renewals, and change requests; gather necessary information and make decisions regarding risk acceptability within prescribed limits of authority.
  • Communicate with agents regarding risk acceptance, declination or modifications within prescribed limits of authority.
  • Make periodic field visits to improve quality of submissions, stimulate profitable production and improve company/agency relations.
  • Learn, through education and training, technical information regarding underwriting, coverages, rates and risk selection.
  • Compute rates on applications, endorsements and quotes as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous commercial insurance experience and knowledge of commercial lines rating and underwriting concepts.
  • Previous agency relations experience and supplemental insurance education.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people in a team environment.
  • A Bachelor’s degree.

About Us

Knowing what your business needs is our business, too. Having the right insurance coverage will give you peace of mind because you’ll know we have your back. We’re all about relationships. 


To us, this business is personal. We’ve built strong relationships with agency partners who work with us to give you exceptional, personalized service. Please give your independent insurance agent a call to experience our unwavering commitment to service and fairness.


We have a proud history beginning in 1874 with the mutual insurance movement in the Midwest. Today, our rich heritage can be seen across the country, as we have customers in 19 states.


We offer a competitive compensation package, including an outstanding 401(k) program. We also offer the opportunity to join a dynamic organization with a 140-year history of providing exceptional customer service to our policyholders, agents and fellow employees.