Job Description

Premier (Premier Marine/Premier Canada) is a leader in the Specialty Insurance industry. Our people are committed to performance, positive outcomes, and career development that lead to mutual success for our organization and its clients. If you believe in a job well done, then consider the following:

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:   Commercial Lines, Virtual Calgary Office

POSITION:  Commercial Underwriter

Job Accountabilities:

In this position, you will underwrite and develop our Commercial/Professional portfolio for Western Region, with the mandate to grow profitability, maintaining exceptional working relationships with our brokers. This position requires a candidate with strong technical and underwriting expertise to provide support within the Commercial/Professional lines team. The incumbent should be an adept communicator to confidently respond to and resolve broker inquiries, and someone who is capable of making operational decisions with autonomy within your level of authority.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of company underwriting experience, handling/quoting mid-sized Commercial and/or Professional accounts
  • CIP or working towards completing CIP courses
  • Good solid broker relationships
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of the marketplace
  • A high standard of service in handling broker queries
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

About Premier:

Founded in 1989, Premier is Head quartered in Vancouver, with branch locations in Toronto, London, Cambridge, Laval and San Diego, and a subsidiary company with offices in Seattle and Santa Rosa. With over 160 employees, Premier’s group of companies includes Premier Canada, Premier Marine, and Oceanic. Visit our website for more information on our company and the various specialty insurance products we offer -

When you join Premier, you launch a career.  We work with you to develop your skills and talents to their fullest potential, exposing you to a broad range of assignments and continuous learning opportunities in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

We offer you a comprehensive benefit plan, offering exceptional medical, dental, and vision care; life insurance; etc.

How to Apply:  

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume outlining their qualifications to . We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment


Company Type

Insurance Service Provider

Languages Required


Education Required

CIP Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

1 to 2 Years