Berkley

Underwriting Trainee

Location Name AR, Little Rock
ID
2021-5991
Date Posted
1 month ago(10/19/2021 4:27 PM)
Company
Union Standard Ins. Group
Primary Location
US-AR-Little Rock
Category
Underwriting

Company Details

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Union Standard Insurance Group offers commercial property and casualty products and services through independent agents in Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. We maintain a strong local presence in each of our markets, keeping underwriting and support close to the customer.

Now more than ever, financial strength is critical to a successful, long term insurance relationship. Union Standard is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, whose insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Commercial Lines Underwriter Trainee which is a developmental position. The selected candidate will learn the fundamental principles of underwriting commercial lines insurance. This individual will gain an understanding of the underwriting thought process and learn to utilize underwriting guidelines, procedures, rating manual rules and insurance laws/regulations.  The Trainee will participate in a training program involving classroom instruction and self-study combined with on-the-job shadowing that will provide the opportunity to learn the business.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • (Note: Relevant, progressively responsible work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis)
  • Basic knowledge of underwriting and the insurance industry theories and practices
  • This position will be assessed based on achievement of the following elements of performance: Attainment of goals/standards for this position; Dependability (Appropriate use of time and resources, including but not limited to phone use, attendance, promptness, funds or asset use; Customer service/sensitivity (of internal and external customers); Teamwork.  Other additional elements of performance will impact this position and include key skills and other core competencies:

     

    • Computer proficiency – MS Office products, applicable FCCI systems.
    • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Strong mathematical, analytical, and problem solving skills
    • Develops and maintains positive and effective working relationships
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
    • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to project a warm and friendly manner in all business contacts and maintain a professional relationship with fellow workers, agency contacts, and the general public.
    • Ability to consistently demonstrate the WRBC Leadership Core Competencies and Innovation Behaviors.
    • Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19*, unless prohibited by law. 

Additional Company Details

• The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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