Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and knowledgeable insurance professional looking for an exciting opportunity? Our valued client has a 2 full-time positions for a Commercial Lines (Auto) Underwriter in Edmonton.   As a Commercial Lines Underwriter, you will play a vital part in driving our portfolio's profitability and growth by adeptly underwriting risks.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Commercial Lines Underwriter, you will be engaged in a range of dynamic tasks that directly contribute to the success of our organization:

  • Evaluate quote requests and applications to assess risk acceptability, determine policy terms, and establish appropriate rates for new business.
  • Skillfully handle renewals, endorsements, and cancellations through comprehensive review and processing.
  • Strategically utilize facultative reinsurance for risks that exceed our capacity.
  • Provide valuable underwriting guidance and promptly address inquiries from brokers.
  • Foster collaboration with personal lines, claims, and accounting departments to address shared concerns.
  • Strengthen relationships with brokers by facilitating in-person meetings to discuss underwriting strategies, enhance public relations efforts, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Stay informed about industry trends by attending relevant industry functions.
  • Embrace a flexible approach by taking on various other duties as needed.

Qualifications We're Looking For:

We're seeking a qualified individual who can bring their expertise and energy to our client's team. The following qualifications are essential for excelling in this role:

  • Preferred possession of a CIP/FCIP designation or actively working towards achieving one.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of current market and industry trends.Strong interpersonal skills, combined with impeccable organizational and time management capabilities.
  • Advantageous prior experience in a similar underwriting role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in understanding policy wordings and applying rating guidelines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. 


The Employer:

Our client has been serving Western Canada since 1982. Their head office is located in Edmonton, with branch offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Winnipeg. They currently employ over 200 staff, who work with over 478 independent broker offices. They offer a wide span of commercial, personal property, and automobile products.  They also care about their employees. Our client values a work/life balance and a supportive work environment so individuals can enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

About Us:

DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Heidi at 587-885-1852 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.

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

3 to 4 Years