• Underwriter

    Location Name KS, Overland Park
    Date Posted
    3 months ago(12/19/2018 11:45 AM)
    Intrepid Direct Insurance Agency
    Primary Location
    US-KS-Overland Park
  • Company Details

    One of W. R. Berkley’s newest property and casualty companies, Intrepid Direct Insurance, is an innovative company. Our vision is to create the most efficient insurance experience for our customers through the use of technology and our team’s deep knowledge of the insured’s industry. Our start-up team will be “A” level insurance industry talent and long-term thinkers. Our team will be ready to assist our customers to assure they are properly insured and have a great service experience.



    The underwriter will help the underwriting team with tactical underwriting as well as strategic input to our future  processes and service. Also providing superior underwriting response and service to our client services team for their property and casualty insurance needs. The underwriter will be a team player. As Intrepid Direct Insurance is growing, it is important that all employees work together to achieve our goals.

    • Underwrite individual accounts per letter of authority
    • Support underwriting VP on projects and product development
    • Work with IT/Operations to automate services and tasks
    • Create quote proposals
    • On-line rating in all available systems
    • Issue endorsements
    • Communicate well with client services
    • Develop a renewal process
    • Work with urgency to complete client services requests
    • Document all interaction with client services in our management system for record keeping
    • Assist sales, client services and IT teams to make the customer experience better
    • Answer incoming calls from client services request for quotes and endorsements


    • Assumes other tasks and duties as assigned by management
    • Participates in organizational meetings on a regular basis
    • Attends professional and/or continuing educational seminars and classes  


    • Interacts continuously with all levels of employees of various departments
    • Must exhibit professional behavior at all times while representing the company







    • Required a minimum of five years as a Property & Casualty Underwriter
    • Has underwritten new and renewal business with success in achieving growth and profitability goals
    • Multi line background including Property, Liability, Automobile, Umbrella and WC
    • Knowledge underwriting “Main Street” classes of business
    • Self-starting, self-motivating and capable of making decisions per letter of authority
    • Familiarity with ISO forms and rating
    • Experience as rater/underwriting assistant a plus
    • Experience in leading teams and projects
    • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
    • Attend professional and/or continuing education seminars and classes
    • Candidate will possess good communication (verbal/written) skills
    • Detail oriented
    • BOP knowledge a plus
    • Filings experience a plus 

    Behaviors & Performance

    • Planning & Organizing:  Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively


    • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Work Experience
    • Preferred CPCU and/or other designations


    • Required a minimum of five years as a Property & Casualty Underwriter


    • Limited travel required-less than 10%


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