Underwriting Analyst

Wilkes Barre, PA/Omaha, NE
Competitive salary plus benefits
Mar 31, 2021
May 30, 2021
Job Type
Full Time

biBERK, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an A++ rated company, and rapidly expanding our footprint throughout the US. We are looking for the right candidate to fill a Commercial Lines Underwriter Analyst position in our Commercial Lines Underwriting Unit. A Commercial Lines Underwriter Analyst will evaluate risks for Workers’ Compensation, Businessowners’, Commercial Auto, Professional Liability, and Umbrella policies for small businesses. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lines Underwriter to join a growing dynamic Commercial Underwriting Team. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize company underwriting criteria to evaluate risks for various lines of business
  • Perform independent verification of insured's operations
  • Review and process change requests on in-force policies
  • Evaluate in-force policies at renewal
  • Participate in Underwriting Training for new products, directives and processes
  • Participate in Training of Underwriter Analyst Trainees as needed
  • Assist with special projects as assigned

Preferred Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge in at least ONE coverage line of commercial business required: Workers’ compensation, Businessowners (Property & Liability), Commercial Auto, Professional Liability
  • Preferred knowledge in coverage forms and policy language; appropriate utilization of forms and exclusions
  • Preferred knowledge of state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal processes
  • Candidates should have investigative skills, be comfortable using the Internet as a research tool, have excellent communication and customer service skills, and must be an overall team player. You will work in a fast-paced team environment and candidates should have solid time management skills. Flexibility to adapt in a constantly changing start-up environment, including changes to technology, underwriting guidelines and appetite, compliance and regulation considerations, business strategies and corporate standards

About Us:

biBERK is where commercial insurance buyers can obtain coverage for their businesses from insurers of the Berkshire Hathaway group of Insurance Companies, one of the best capitalized insurance groups in the world. Our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (berkshirehathaway.com) is a holding company with diversified interests in a host of industries, including insurance, energy, transportation and manufacturing. Most policies issued through biBERK.com will be underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Direct Insurance Company ("BHDIC"), which is an AM Best rated A++ insurer.

BHDIC is domiciled in Omaha, Nebraska. BHDIC and the team at biBERK are focused on helping small business owners quickly and easily buy affordable insurance directly from a financially strong insurance company they can trust.

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Training is provided for this position
  • Defined career path for advancement
  • 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 world's most admired companies

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