Renewal Underwriter

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
2 months ago(5/10/2022 11:12 AM)
Nautilus Insurance Group
Primary Location

Company Details



As an elite Excess and Surplus Lines market, Nautilus Insurance Group offers commercial property and casualty insurance solutions to appointed wholesale surplus lines producers countrywide.  We have specialized in providing these solutions for more than 35 years.

We have more flexible policy terms and premium rates on a non-admitted basis. Our focus is small to medium Property and Casualty risks on both an admitted and a non-admitted basis.

Our offerings are distributed through partnerships with appointed wholesale surplus lines producers. Our relationships are defined by mutual success, speed to market, customer-centric focus and an expanded appetite. 

Coverage placed by Nautilus Insurance Group is provided by Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, both W. R. Berkley Corporation members with A.M. Best (Superior) A+ XV ratings.


Manages assigned renewal book of business and makes appropriate decisions within own underwriting authority levels. Reviews insurance applications on renewal accounts and makes determination of appropriate terms to be offered.


• Responsible for monitoring renewal production, profitability, and maintaining agency relationships.

• Utilize underwriting expertise and authority guidelines to independently make decisions within granted letter of authority on renewal accounts. Establishes types and limits of coverage to be provided. Issues quote and negotiates terms with wholesale agents.

• Proficient coverage knowledge in Commercial General Liability, Commercial Property and Commercial Excess Liability. Utilize coverage understanding to assess potential exposure and make judgements regarding appropriate form attachment and fill-in form verbiage on renewal accounts.
• Reviews new and renewal accounts to assess acceptability and compliance with Underwriting Guidelines, addresses discrepancies as needed, and documents action in appropriate systems.
• Consults directly with agency staff to obtain additional information and/or address concerns on existing accounts. Also responds to agent-initiated mid-term coverage requests within granted letter of authority.
• Maintains current territorial expertise regarding market conditions, trends and state-specific nuances that impact may exposure.
• Creates, analyzes and interprets data from various systems and underwriting resources.
• Promotes consistency amongst Underwriting Team by contributing knowledge and soliciting feedback relative to underwriting philosophy and company goals. May also collaborate cross-departmentally, as requested.
• Effectively communicates (written/verbal) information to both internal and external customers to ensure our standards of excellence are maintained.



  • A minimum of one to two (1-2) years of experience as an Assistant Underwriter.
  • Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Capability to learn and utilize various underwriting applications to determine accurate classifications and calculate rates and premium charges using approved rating methods.
  • AIS & ASLI designations or completion of other insurance related classes is preferred.

Education Requirement

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19*, unless prohibited by law.


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