Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our client is looking for a Commercial Automobile Underwriter with a strong understanding of individually rated commercial automobile policies.

The role is 100% remote, however, there is a requirement to visit broker’s offices within Alberta, therefore the position should be held within or close to Calgary or Edmonton.

The Intermediate Underwriter, Commercial Auto (non-fleet) is tasked with assessing, pricing, and accepting risks in line with company guidelines and objectives, ensuring compliance with underwriting and customer service standards. Responsibilities include evaluating, selecting, negotiating, and pricing policies to maintain a profitable portfolio. The role involves data entry, reviewing endorsements, renewals, and cancellations, and analyzing new business for risk profitability. The underwriter works within assigned authority levels, develops and maintains relationships with brokers and customers, conducts broker visits, and stays informed on industry trends and regulatory changes. The role also includes collaborating on business retention, investigating customer risk factors, communicating underwriting philosophy to brokers, ensuring compliance with best business practices, and participating in special projects and assignments. 

 The Employer:

This fast-paced, performance-driven, and rewarding environment values career growth and professional development. The company is known for its caring, leadership, innovation, and collaboration. They emphasize doing what's right and creating a positive atmosphere where hard work is balanced with enjoyment.

 About You:

You are a self-motived individual with the following requirements:

  • Post-secondary education and/or equivalent on-the-job experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in commercial auto underwriting
  • Working knowledge of underwriting techniques, guidelines, rating programs, risk information sources, coverages, underwriting/technical manual information, statutory constraints, and computer workflow procedures
  • Valid driver's license (Class 5)
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of Guidewire, RTM, Passport is an asset
  • CIP designation or working towards completing CIP courses
  • Performs well in a busy and dynamic environment
  • Team player adaptable to a changing environment
  • Focus on broker and customer needs, ensuring high-quality service and long-term problem-solving
  • Commitment to ongoing professional and technical development
  • Commitment to high standards of performance and achieving goals
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage priorities

 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 Kim Ehman at 587-885-1849 or forward your resume in confidence to Kim@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time
Permanent

Market Segment

Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English

Education Required

CIP
CIP Partial Completion
College Secondary School Diploma

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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