Job Description

Position Title: Underwriter, Umbrella & Excess

Location: Toronto


  • Post secondary degree or diploma
  • CIP, FCIP or working towards
  • 4 to 7 years of experience in writing commercial excess/umbrella insurance
  • Ability to obtain RIBO license
  • The ability to make decision in a timely and decisive manner

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage an existing book of renewals with a focus on producing new business
  • Underwriting complex risks that may require special handling or unusual coverages.
  • This role requires a strong foundation in underwriting with a willingness to learn specialized underwriting concepts, practices, procedures and techniques including coverage issues, product lines, marketing, and competition in the market place


  • Knowledge and experience in underwriting commercial umbrella/excess
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to respond to a changing environment with flexibility and innovation.
  • Excellent customer service and negotiations skills.
  • Effective time management skills; ability to multi-task.

If you are interested in this position please contact Nadia Linklater, Talent Acquisition Partner, DGA Careers via email:

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required


Education Required

FCIP - Partial Completion
University Degree

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years