Personal Lines Underwriter
Raleigh, NC 27612
The Greer Group is seeking a Personal Lines Underwriter for a local Insurance company. This is a temp to hire opportunity.
-Determines the desirability and conditions for accepting or continuing coverage in accordance with Company standards.
-Supports the Sales Department in the acquisition, service and retention of prospects and policyholders.
-Underwriter has a responsibility to help the Company achieve its goal of providing good insurance protection at a reasonable cost to members.
-Reviews applications for insurance to determine desirability, proper coverage, classification and attachment of proper forms.
-Reviews all supplemental information received in connection with applications for insurance.
-Examines change requests for approval.
-Provide instructions for Operations Department to process changes or endorsements to policies.
-Communicates decisions on desirability and coverage to Agent by memo or phone.
-Decisions are sometimes adverse; must have good communication skills to keep climate between Company (Home Office) and Agent healthy.
-Processes " correspondence" concerning underwriting responsibilities received from Agents, policyholders, lienholders, and regulatory agencies.
-Reviews claims activity as necessary for information developed that may affect desirability of coverage or rating.
-Assists agents (usually by phone) with technical aspects of Sales to prospects or service to policyholder.
-Possesses thorough knowledge of Company guidelines and standards and ability to apply these guidelines to applications and policy changes.
-Possesses good understanding of Company goals and objectives in providing insurance services to policyholder members.
-Maintains proper control of work flow for underwriting territory and shares workload of others as need arises.
Four year college degree.
Strong oral & written communication skills are needed.
Must be able to travel.
Expected to participate in Continuing Education classes.
Computer skills, knowledge of e-mail and PMS system preferable.
Knowledge of property values.
Must have ability to quickly analyze information & make decisions.