Job Description

Premier (Premier Marine/Premier Canada) is one of Canada’s largest Managing Underwriting Agencies.  A leader in the Specialty Insurance industry, 100% Canadian owned. Our people are committed to performance, positive outcomes, and career development that lead to mutual success for our organization, our valued employees, our partners and clients. 

Whether you’re starting your career or taking it to the next level, Premier offers a unique environment for you to grow & succeed. If you believe in a job well done, then consider the following: 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:   Commercial Lines – Construction, Ontario
POSITION:   COC Underwriter

Job Accountabilities:

In this position at our Branch Office in London, Toronto and Cambridge, you will underwrite and develop our COC portfolio for both the eastern (ex. P.Q.) and western regions. With the mandate to grow profitability, maintaining exceptional working relationships with our brokers/agents. This position requires a candidate with strong technical and underwriting expertise to provide support within the COC team. The incumbent should be an adept communicator to confidently respond to and resolve inquiries, and someone who is capable of making operational decisions with autonomy within your level of authority.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years of company underwriting experience, handling/quoting mid-sized Commercial and/or Professional accounts with a preference given to those individuals that have experience with underwriting COC projects
  • CIP or working towards completing CIP courses
  • Good solid relationships
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of the marketplace
  • A high standard of service in handling queries
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

About Premier:  

Founded in 1989, Premier is head quartered in Vancouver, with 5 additional offices located across Canada - Toronto, London, Cambridge, Laval, and Calgary. With over 135 employees, Premier’s companies include Premier Canada, Premier Marine, and Oceanic. Visit our website for more information on our company and our unique specialty insurance products

When you join Premier, you join a growing organization that’s focused on providing first class innovative insurance solutions! We will collaborate 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 fast paced environment.  

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

How to Apply for this Position: 

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Premier is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment


Company Type

Insurance Service Provider

Languages Required


Education Required

CIP Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

5 to 6 Years