- CompanyAtlas General Insurance
- LocationSan Diego, CA
- Posted OnMarch 27, 2017
The responsibility of the Production Underwriter is to determine acceptability of workers’ compensation risks by analyzing, evaluating and pricing submissions within approved company guidelines. The position will build and maintain insurance agency relationships, monitor underwriting results and track production performance for assigned agents. The right candidate enjoys working within a team environment and has the ability to build a team as their book grows.
This is a great opportunity for someone with current leadership responsibility who is looking to grow and manage our workers’ compensation program. We are a fun and hard-working company who values the importance of a strong work/life balance. If this position is appealing to you, we welcome the opportunity to meet you and discuss further!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Underwrite and maintain a profitable book of workers’ compensation business through solid risk selection, analysis, pricing and servicing.
•Maintains strict compliance with all state filings and adheres to corporate underwriting and pricing guidelines.
•Operates within written Letter of Authority granted and makes referrals/collaborates with senior management as required
•Must be able to work productively in a fast paced environment and have excellent time management skills
•Will work closely with all team to keep peers and senior management informed of all issues and activity
•In collaboration with senior management, develop and implement business plans and share accountability with team in meeting goals
•Educate staff and agents on underwriting appetite and workflows in conjunction with corporate training guidelines
•Coach and collaborate with the team to develop, manage and maintain outside relationships which will include traveling to meet with agents, producers and/or potential insureds. Actively plan and participate in industry events as required such as but not limited to agency or association conventions
•Will provide professional, courteous and prompt communication and service to all agents and cross departmental staff to successfully resolve issues pertaining to policyholders and agents
•Will provide the necessary information and guidance to internal support staff required to process coverage requests in accordance with quality service guidelines
•Works with Home Office teams on production reports and will update databases as required
•Four to six years of workers’ compensation underwriting experience
•Working knowledge of multiple states workers’ compensation regulations and rules
•Knowledge and understanding of NCCI workers’ compensation class codes
•Active underwriting experience of small to mid-sized workers’ compensation risks
•Existing broker relationships is imperative
•Ability to travel up to 20% of the time as needed
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Word; Excel; Microsoft Outlook and internet software
•Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in related field
•Experience underwriting larger workers’ compensation risks
•Knowledge of insurance agency software