Underwriter

Location
Knoxville, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Wage
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Nov 15, 2020
Ref
20-0096
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Not Specified

Are you looking for a new career opportunity that is both challenging and rewarding? If so, consider joining Great West Casualty's Underwriting Department as a Commercial Insurance Underwriter. We are seeking an individual who will thrive in a dynamic, team atmosphere, and a culture that encourages work-life balance. This is your chance to professionally advance with the support of an industry leader.

Location: Knoxville, TN

In this position you will:

  • Directly impact the profitability and success of our business.
  • Have autonomy in your work and manage your own book of business in a fast-paced environment.
  • Become a trusted partner with our agents and insureds through your relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrate your experience and expertise by collecting, analyzing, evaluating potential loss hazards, and structuring insurance programs to meet the needs of our insureds.
  • Participate in a training program that includes one-on-one mentoring, classroom instruction, and self-study.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in underwriting, finance, or a profession where you built and developed long-term relationships.
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to analyze risk.
  • The ability to market Great West products and services to insureds as a full partner with agents.
  • Experience handling a high-volume workload, making decisions in a fast-paced environment, and prioritizing your own work.

Who we are:
Great West Casualty Company provides specialized insurance products unique to the trucking industry and outstanding customer service to the thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies we serve. Over the past 60 years, we have grown to five offices serving insureds in over 40 states. We are now one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. If your passion is to help others, you value education and continuous improvement, you enjoy participating in community activities, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be part of our successful team.

Why work for us?
We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • A 37.5 hour work week.
  • Paid study materials, exam fees, study day, and monetary awards for professional development.
  • Paid vacation and paid sick leave.
  • Opportunities to impact the organization through participation in committees (Green Team, Fun Committee, etc.).
  • Support of a healthy lifestyle through a wellness program and gym subsidies.

To learn more about Great West and our office locations, please visit our website www.gwccnet.com.

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