Underwriter I (Environmental) - Scottsdale
Colony Specialty - Scottsdale, AZ

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To underwrite new business and renewals according to authority level and established guidelines and participate in special projects.


· Underwrite Environmental risks for coverage lines including General Liability, Contractors Pollution
Liability, Professional Liability, Premises Pollution Liability and Excess Liability.

· Review policies to verify acceptability based upon company underwriting guidelines and granted
underwriting authority.

· Determine whether to accept, modify, or decline risks.

· Oversee and approve endorsements as indicated.

· Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges.

· Consult with general agents/brokers to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain
underwriting guidelines.

· Create, analyze, and interpret data from various reports.

· Manage assigned underwriting territory, including management of agents and travel to agent offices.


· Bachelor’s degree or one to three years related insurance experience and/or equivalent combination
of education and experience.

· 1 – 3 years Environmental Consulting experience desirable.

· One to three years underwriting experience with authority, preferably in Environmental or Casualty
excess and surplus lines.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

· Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU desirable.

· Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.

· Ability to travel.

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Proficient in the use of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Insurance courses/designations desired.

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