Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Farm Underwriter to join their team in Vancouver! The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years’ underwriting experience and prior underwriting exposure in farm and agribusiness.

Location: Vancouver, BC

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assess, accept, and decline new business submissions
  • Underwrite and negotiate complex customer accounts to minimize risk and maximize profitability in order to grow a recurring book of business
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external partners
  • Participate in industry events, broker meetings and site visits
  • Mentor and train less experienced underwriters


  • 5+ years of experience in Commercial Lines/Farm underwriting  
  • Completed, or pursuing your CIP, FCIP, or RPLU designations
  • Strong underwriting acumen, effective communication, and negotiation skills
  • Team player who can perform well and calm under pressure


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 Vanessa Ip at 778-383-9790 ext. 105 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

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

5 to 6 Years

Salary (annually)

from $70,000 to $90,000