Acuity is seeking entry level Commercial Lines Underwriters to select, retain and price commercial insurance risks while conforming to established underwriting policies, practices and standards. The Commercial Lines Underwriter provides counsel, training and assistance of a technical and professional nature on all commercial lines of insurance. Works with a specific group of agents as assigned in the pursuit of profitable, growing book of business.
Extensive training is provided to those entering this role. Entry-level Commercial Lines Underwriters go through a three month long training period in a classroom setting that provides them with an introduction to the insurance industry, and the knowledge necessary to consult agencies on various lines of business. This is followed by time spent mentoring with an experienced underwriter. Training includes providing underwriters with an understanding of policy coverage forms, as well as proper risk assessment processes and procedures.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution, demonstrating high academic achievements with a grade point average at or above 3.0.
This position is classified as exempt