AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Underwriter

US-NY-Latham
Requisition ID
2017-5726
Category
Underwriting
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Underwriter

Position Overview:

This is a staff position involved in the review and appraisal of applications for insurance. Uses knowledge and independent judgment to determine eligibility of risks when compared to guidelines of programs available. Responds to questions from agents and insured's received via telephone, mail and fax. Participates in surveys and studies by department to produce production and loss analysis reports as required.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Reviews applications for insurance coverage, reports from loss control consultants and other information to determine if application is acceptable for the program(s) available
  • Evaluate the experience of a risk against the class of business under review
  • Evaluate the loss potential due to catastrophe, severity, and/or frequency
  • May rate policies or check previously rated policies for proper rating
  • Utilizes knowledge of automated systems to develop information for new or renewal policies
  • Prepares quotations for agents and answers questions from agents, policyholder, or prospects
  • Assists agents with comments or questions about applications and the likelihood of acceptance by the company
  • Reviews requests for cancellation, endorsements, etc.
  • Reviews policies for renewal consideration
  • Request additional documentation necessary for the processing of an application, endorsement or cancellation

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred
  • Knowledge of departmental regulations and policies
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines and standard accepted underwriting practices
  • Must meet physical requirements and pass substance abuse screening as may be required
  • Experience in standard underwriting practices and procedures

What We Offer

AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities.  Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

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