Rating Technician

Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
Date Posted
1 month ago(3/4/2020 12:42 PM)
Berkley Agribusiness
Primary Location

Company Details



Berkley Agribusiness is a provider of property and casualty insurance solutions for select commercial agribusiness accounts and is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry.


About W. R. Berkley Corporation W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.



Evaluates information and performs basic underwriting and pricing functions in support of the Underwriting staff.  Processes and rates standard new business, renewals, quotes and endorsements within established time and quality standards.  

  • Works in conjunction with underwriter and underwriting assistant to support new business, renewal, and endorsement activities.  
  • Monitors and processes all incoming work from new business inbox.  Enters client information into Clearance and basic info completed into policy rating system.  Helps gather and organize information that supports underwriting decisions. Routes policy information to underwriting assistant for review. 
  • Completes rating and generates necessary worksheets/proposals, turns to underwriting assistant for final review.  Processes policies for all lines of business. 
  • Maintains established department service and quality standards.
  • Consults UA/UW for additional information when necessary.  Routes risk-involved matters to Underwriter for evaluation.
  • Performs policy administration system testing and quality assurance on an as needed basis.  Works with BTS and BSS to resolve system and product issues to ensure accuracy of the policies. 


Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree preferred; High school diploma, or equivalent, required and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of the rating/processing of all lines of commercial insurance; including but not limited to CGL, Property, Packages, Auto, Crime, IM, Umbrella and WC; preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Possess strong customer orientation and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and quickly and professionally respond to inquiries from customers.  Regularly and consistently demonstrates commitment to company values and guiding principles.  Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 


Completion of or working toward AINS, AU or similar designation


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