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We believe that helping you is what we do best. We achieve this goal by operating as a team with each employee playing an important role. We are a statewide "Equal Opportunity Employer" offering positions such as: clerical support, policy processing, administrative, management, computer information systems, claims, finance and underwriting.

#0913 Commercial Underwriter

Summary

Underwrite, quote, rate, renew and monitor the Personal/Farm/Commercial lines of business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Including the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Determine the degree of risk on commercial policies.
  • Review loss history of policyholders.
  • Evaluate, accept, modify, reject, cancel and/or non-renew applications or existing policies.
  • Initiate inspections and field audits.
  • Provide underwriting assistance to agency force.
  • Handle all duties associated with treaty exception requests.
  • Act as the Flood Coordinator.
  • Develop and maintain Commercial procedure Manual.
  • Attends and participates in special projects.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/ EXPERIENCE:  Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Business or related field, with 2-4 years related underwriting experience or 5 years minimum equivalent combination of education and underwriting experience. Completion of IIA general Insurance courses preferred and willingness to participate in other educational training. You must be proficient in English written and verbal communication skills, demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills. You need to be able to perform work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrated customer service skills

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply moderately complex mathematical concepts.  Ability to work with mathematical operations related to daily tasks.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the essential duties, responsibilities and requirements of personnel.

Please send your resume to:
HR_Underwriting@ffbic.com

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