Underwriting Trainee
Crum & Forster Insurance Co - Honolulu, HI

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The Underwriting Trainee is responsible for preparing to become an entry-level underwriter by developing a wide range of knowledge and skills pertaining to:

-The insurance industry, the property-casualty concepts and technical training included in various line of insurance

-Office systems and workflows

-How each department of the company supports Underwriting


-Completes required self-study assignments and all training program pre-work within established time frames. Insurance courses and exams would be towards designations such as CIC, AINS, CPCU, etc. The self-study may involve work that takes place in addition to work hours. –

Attends any classroom training, study group and business overview sessions and demonstrate proficiency in the learning of critical concepts.

-Trains with the Operations function to learn processing skills (i.e. ImageRight systems training, the fundamentals of rating, book and issue a policy, endorsements, and billing).

-Trains with an Underwriting Assistant learning that role and job responsibilities.

-Actively participates and complete On-the-Job (OTJ) assignments and demonstrate expected level of proficiency against established learning objectives. (See below)

-Training with Claims, Loss Control, Compliance and Premium Audit Functions as assigned

-Assists underwriters in obtaining and evaluating underwriting information to determine whether risks meet underwriting guidelines.

-Ensures compliance with State Regulations in policy rating and issuance.

-Reviews information provided on New Business submissions to determine if account fits our program guidelines.

-Reviews and completes Underwriting Documentation for new business, renewals and endorsements.
-Reviews and gains an understanding of State Regulations, Rating Plans, Policy Forms and Company & Program Guidelines and Procedures to ensure compliance.

-Completes projects as assigned.

-Interacts with our independent agencies and staff within our office in a professional manner.


-Strong communication and negotiation skills

-Strong customer service and relationship building skills

-Strong organizational skills

-Strong analytical skills

-Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office program (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

-College degree or equivalent preferred

Promotion to Associate Underwriter will take place once the Trainee has demonstrated a solid foundation on which to take on further responsibility (approx. 6-12 months dependent on individual performance)

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