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Senior Underwriter - AR

Date Posted: 2/23/2024

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Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Specialist Underwriter on a direct hire basis. Pay range is from $90-140k annually.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Decide whether to accept, decline, or modify applications or requests to sell an insurance policy
  • Evaluate, quote, and negotiate prices on applications from new and renewal customers
  • Manage a group of agencies from prospecting, growth and development, maximization of profit sharing opportunities and credit management, etc.
  • Solicit new business and retain renewal business through effective presentations to agency and customer audiences
  • Manage and develop business in an assigned territory, including achieving profitable underwriting results, sales development and customer service functions
  • Formulate, plan and achieve sales budgets to support business
  • Make decisions within stated levels of authority and company guidelines, seek exceptions to guidelines as needed when supported by appropriate data
  • Identify and take appropriate action on changes in customer operations or financial conditions
  • Coordinate, promote and market claims, risk control and premium audit service plans to current and prospective customers
  • Maintain knowledge of corporate, regulatory, and competitive changes in lines of business written
  • Demonstrate consistently above average proficiency in recognizing key underwriting issues and taking appropriate action on developed information
  • Underwrite or provide assistance in underwriting large or unusual risks which require a high level of technical knowledge and skill in product and industry and may conduct reviews of underwriting files
  • Participate in complex research, analysis or development projects requiring advanced skills as assigned directly from home office underwriting
  • Serve as a source of knowledge within the company
  • Other duties assigned


  • Field Underwriting - Oil & Gas experience required
  • Underwriting New & Renewal Business - determine pricing and understanding commercial lines policy forms and coverages
  • Analyzing & Managing Exposures - Develop action plans to manage risks and changes during a policy period
  • Agency Management - Growth and development; prospecting; appointment; and maximization of opportunities and responsibilities
  • External Sales - Cultivate new business while demonstrating retention of current customers through presentations to agencies and customers

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Pasadena, CA
  • Job Type:Insurance
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/23/2024
  • Contact: Ashly Rodriguez (626) 460-4383
  • Pay Range: $90,000.00 - $140,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359505