Underwriting Assistant - June 2021 Trainee

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
2 months ago(3/4/2021 11:47 AM)
Nautilus Insurance Group
Primary Location

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.


Completes the six-month EDGE training program and graduates as an Assistant Underwriter. The role of an Assistant Underwriter includes supporting the underwriting process and making appropriate decisions within assigned underwriting authority levels.  Also compiles data, performs routine tasks, and processes accounts.  Projects a professional company image through internal and external customer interaction.


The EDGE Program (first six months)

  • Attends all EDGE classes and events.
  • Completes homework assignments and projects. 
  • Receives a passing grade on all exams and quizzes.
  • Work assignments – manager under the supervision


The Assistant Underwriter Role (second six months)

  • Assesses and takes action on new and renewal accounts to:
    • Determine underwriting acceptability
    • Determine proper policy issuance
    • Quote assigned renewals (e.g. existing policies)
  • Provides administrative support by preparing and compiling reports
  • Effectively communicates (written/verbal) information to both internal and external customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Insurance background is beneficial.
  • Must have basic knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must have reasoning ability including defining and solving problems, drawing conclusions, interpreting data and making connections.  
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree; or at least two years of experience in a business or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 


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