Job Description

Join a creative and innovative MGA for the opportunity to grow your career! This is a great opportunity to underwrite high value homes, but also be trained into commercial and underwriter commercial policies too!

Our client is seeking a Personal Lines Underwriter to join the organisation, based in their Campbell River office. Working under general supervision and with the opportunity to join an exciting new team, the Personal Lines Underwriter is responsible for analyzing the acceptability of moderately complex business with moderate premium volume.

** Front Line Underwriters and experienced brokers will be considered and trained! **

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform risk analysis using technology as well as external data sources for the purposes of quoting, negotiating and authorizing the acceptance of risk.
Arrange reinsurance or subscribing companies where appropriate.
Determine eligibility for policy renewals based on guidelines and retention goals of the company.
Maintain accurate records of decisions made and maintain completeness of policy data.
Communicate decisions and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner.
Assist with interpretation of rating procedures, wordings, underwriting policies and regulations.
Handle work assignments, including calls, efficiently.
Work effectively towards the goals of the team.
Maintain positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including networking at industry events.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Ideally 3 years of industry experience.
Level 1 licence
Post-secondary education or related business experience.
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review information carefully and comprehensively.
Strong knowledge of computer systems/software.
Strong attention to detail, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
Strong decision-making skills with the ability to provide justification.
Strong customer service and communication skills
Demonstrated planning and organizing skills with the ability to prioritize daily tasks.

Interested candidates please contact Affia at 778-383-9790 ext 104 or forward your resume in confidence. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

Founded in 1986, DGA Careers specializes in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. DGA Careers assists qualified professionals in claims, underwriting, sales, customer service, and more, connect with the Canadian insurance industry at all levels. We endeavour to respond to each applicant in a timely manner.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

Agents License
Insurance License
Insurance License Level 1

Minimum Experience Required

1 to 2 Years