Assistant Underwriter

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
1 day ago(4/15/2021 5:40 PM)
Nautilus Insurance Group
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Company Details



Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees. Nautilus 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. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.

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.


Provides support to the underwriting process, making appropriate decisions within own underwriting assigned authority levels.  Compiles data, performs routine tasks, and processes accounts.  Projects a professional company image through internal and external customer interaction.




  • Assesses new and renewal accounts to determine acceptability based upon NIC underwriting guidelines and authority granted.
  • Reviews new and renewal accounts to verify issuance is in compliance with NIC underwriting guidelines, addresses discrepancies as needed, and enters information into appropriate systems.
  • Processes prerenewals by generating monthly reports and compiling/analyzing required information.
  • Creates, analyzes and interprets data from various systems and underwriting resources.
  • Provides administrative support by preparing and compiling information to ensure all aspects of the underwriting process are contemplated.
  • Collaborates with underwriting team as well as other departments on underwriting philosophy.
  • Effectively communicates (written/verbal) information to both internal and external customers to ensure our standards of excellence are maintained.
  • Consults with agency staff to obtain additional information on existing accounts.
  • Promotes consistency among underwriting teams by contributing knowledge and soliciting feedback relative to underwriting philosophy and company goals.
  • Maintains confidentiality with discretion and integrity with both internal and external information.



  • Completes preparatory work on new business accounts as assigned by the underwriter.
  • Composes reports and business correspondence such as travel summaries, agendas, and meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates internal and/or external visits including but not limited to scheduling meetings, confirming staff availability, and arranging meals/entertainment.
  • Provides guidance and support to less experienced team members within the department.



Associate or Bachelor's degree Preferred

Minimum two years of experience in Commercial Lines Insurance 

Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial but not required 


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