Underwriter - Work From Home
Illinois Casualty Company - Iowa

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The Underwriter is responsible for ensuring new business growth, renewal retention, and overall profitability of an assigned underwriting territory. The Underwriter oversees the activities of an Underwriting team including but not limited to: underwriting new and renewal business, training and developing team members, and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with agents/producers to ensure writing of profitable risks; all while providing exemplary customer service.

Essential Functions

Evaluating new business and renewal submissions; accepting or rejecting through exposure identification and loss control

Considering profitability and appropriate loss ratio for underwriting territory through effective pricing while maintaining a suitable retention ratio

Quoting and/or issuing all endorsements for the Underwriting team beyond the authority of the other members of the team within the company established timelines

Additional duties as assigned

Responding timely to inquiries from agents and policyholders regarding quotes, endorsements, renewals, cancellations, requests for additional coverage, and issues regarding changes in coverage and/or price

Developing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with agents and their staff by educating them regarding Company policies, procedures and requirements through routine phone contact and regularly scheduled agency visits

Develops and maintains an expertise in our niche

Primary Objectives

Meeting Company, department, and team goals for profitability, growth, and customer service standards for assigned territory

Personal Professional Development


Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU)

Associate in General Insurance (AINS)
Delivering Insurance Services (AIS 25)
Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook


Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

Job-related seminars


Four-year degree in insurance or related field of study preferred or comparable experience

Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook

Knowledge of and ability to apply appropriate mathematical functions as necessary to make projections, identify, and analyze problems

Ability to solve practical problems where standardization exists