Assistant Underwriter - 2023 Trainee

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
8 hours ago(3/28/2023 10:33 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.




In this role, you will complete the six-month training program and graduate 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 Training Program (first six months)

  • Attends all EDGE classes and events.
  • Completes homework assignments and projects. 
  • Receives a passing grade (80% or higher) on all exams and quizzes

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. 

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

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