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  • Sr. Underwriter

    Location Name FL, Jacksonville
    ID
    2018-1649
    Date Posted
    3 months ago(7/31/2018 6:06 PM)
    Company
    Carolina Casualty Ins Grp
    Primary Location
    US-FL-Jacksonville
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    For 75 years, Carolina Casualty has been a premier insurance brand in the trucking industry. We specialize in writing liability, physical damage and motor truck cargo insurance for local, intermediate and long-haul truckers, as well as private carriers.

     

    The culture at Carolina is one of family. We aren’t one of those big corporations where your hard work goes unnoticed. If you want to contribute to an organization where you really can make a difference, then search no further. We are looking now to add creative, collaborative, and positive individuals who can add value and quality to our team.

     

    To find out more about Carolina Casualty click here.

     

    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY

     

    Evaluate and determine risk acceptability, pricing and coverage for commercial trucking and public transportation business within company underwriting guidelines and profitability goals; underwrite and price risks within established underwriting guidelines and delegated underwriting authority that support strategic business objectives; build and maintain profitable agency relationships

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Review new and renewal commercial insurance risks and determine accurate classification of business, policy contract forms and pricing of risk; review and act upon pertinent risk information  such as loss control reports, motor vehicle reports (MVRs), loss runs and financial statements  
    • Responsible for book management of an assigned agency plant, including achieving predetermined premium goals and profitability objectives, conducting audits on agency business, effectively communicating the company underwriting philosophy and assuring compliance of underwriting best practices
    • Cultivate effective agency relationships; conduct agency visits, communicate expectations and make recommendations for agency action(s) when appropriate
    • Develop presentations to be delivered to the agent and/or insured detailing coverages, pricing and services provided by Carolina Casualty Insurance Company
    • Act as a mentor and a technical resource to less experienced staff by providing guidance and motivation on a daily basis
    • Provide guidance to Assistant Underwriters in technical matters of underwriting including, but not limited to, such procedures as coverages, cancellations, exclusions, endorsements and non-renewal action
    • Assist in developing new products, coverage enhancements, and procedures that drive production and processing efficiency
    • Build and maintain productive relationships with internal service teams including Claims, Finance, and Actuarial to develop best practices and deliver world class service both internally and externally
    • Communicate on a timely basis with internal business partners regarding issues of competition, acquisitions/mergers, legal decisions and other pertinent information relative to the insurance underwriting and/or claims area; take initiative to keep business partners informed of emerging account issues
    • Maintain current knowledge of the regulatory environment (state/federal rules and regulations) pertaining to the transportation industry; exhibit desire to continue education in transportation field 
    • Display positive image in the marketplace with all clients, including agency contacts; maintain positive, professional appearance
    • Exhibit high level of technical underwriting expertise, leadership and professionalism

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:  Bachelor’s Degree required; certifications and/or professional designations preferred

     

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Minimum 8 years of transportation or heavy commercial automobile underwriting experience

     

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