Job Description

Are you a talented and passionate Commercial Underwriter ready to take your expertise to the next level? Look no further! Our client is seeking Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Commercial Lines Underwriters (Property & Casualty) to join their energetic team in either Edmonton or Calgary.

The Client:

Our client is not just made up of insurance enthusiasts - they're a force to be reckoned with! They believe in pushing boundaries, embracing innovation, and having a blast while delivering exceptional insurance solutions to clients. Their Edmonton and Calgary branches are vibrant hubs of collaboration, and they’re ready to welcome underwriting superheroes like you to their team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate like a boss! Partner with internal rockstars to spot new business opportunities and provide top-tier technical expertise that ensures risks are priced to perfection.
  • Qualify and underwrite accounts with finesse, understanding the unique needs and risk characteristics of each customer. It's all about balancing top-line growth and profitability.
  • Become a relationship guru! Build and maintain strong connections with internal and external stakeholders, delivering mind-blowing service that leaves brokers and customers in awe.
  • Keep the portfolio on fire! Maintain its quality and profitability, and if a risk falls outside your authority level, no worries - call in the specialists.
  • Stay one step ahead! Identify potential concerns, whether it's loss ratios, risk trends, or other discrepancies, and apply brilliant strategies to set things right.
  • Geek out on information systems! Become a master of all things Commercial Insurance-related, so you're always in the know.
  • Show off your excellence! Participate in quality reviews and audits, leaving no doubt that you're a perfectionist.
  • Be a compliance superstar! Help create an underwriting environment that's rule-abiding and guideline-friendly.

What You'll Bring:

  • Rockin' insurance experience! You've got a solid 2+ years under your belt, specializing in commercial lines underwriting, particularly property and casualty policies.
  • Power-packed education! A post-secondary degree in Business or a related field, or equivalent practical experience, is your secret weapon.
  • CIP/FCIP - it's like your underwriting cape! Preferred certification that sets you apart as a true industry pro.
  • Total segment knowledge! You've got a Jedi-level understanding of underwriting, pricing, and products across various segments. You know your stuff!
  • Multitalented maestro! You're not just an underwriter; you've got a working knowledge of other functional areas like Claims, Risk Management, and Accounting. You're the full package.
  • Underwriting ninja skills! You've mastered the art of underwriting philosophy, policy contracts, rating programs, risk information sources, and computer workflow procedures. Your expertise is unparalleled.
  • People person extraordinaire! Your interpersonal skills are out of this world, allowing you to form long-lasting relationships with brokers and customers. You're a networking wizard!
  • Collaboration champion! Working seamlessly with internal business partners is your superpower. You're all about delivering an unparalleled broker and customer experience.

What You'll Get:

  • A rewards package that will make your head spin! Get ready for competitive compensation, an annual bonus that celebrates your awesomeness, and a retirement savings plan that secures your future.
  • Health benefits and personal wellness initiatives that are as cool as you are. We care about your well-being!
  • Vacation time that's out of this world! Start with a generous 4 weeks, and if that's not enough, you can purchase extra days off. Work-life balance is our jam.
  • Unlock exceptional career development opportunities! Our client is committed to helping you fuel your professional growth and help you reach your superhero potential.

About Us:

At DGA Careers, finding and assessing talented insurance professionals is what we do all day long, every day. DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 25 years, as the largest executive search and recruiting company focused exclusively on the insurance industry. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Montreal, DGA Careers is well-positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivaled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates, please contact Katie Ellwood at 587-702-5829 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.Bottom of Form


Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required


Education Required

CIP Partial Completion
FCIP - Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

1 to 2 Years