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Senior Underwriter (Hybrid)

Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
gainesville, ga, usa
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Headquartered in the Central Florida city of Lakeland, Summit employs over 700 office and field associates at its main location and regional offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia. As the people who know workers’ comp, we strive to provide an atmosphere of constant growth and development for our employees.

Summit provides workers’ compensation programs and services to thousands of employers throughout the Southeast.

Summit is a member of Great American Insurance Group, a company that focuses on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a small-company entrepreneurial atmosphere with big- company expertise.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Has responsibility for risk selection/rejection, pricing, retention, growth, and profitability per divisional objectives.
    • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
    • Maintains a high level of customer service.
    • Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.
    • Prices business in accordance with company guidelines.
    • Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
    • Orders and screens miscellaneous reports needed in the rating and underwriting processes, such as Motor Vehicle reports, loss history reports, credit checks, outside inspections, loss control, etc.
  • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers/coworkers in order to attract and retain profitable business.
    • Interprets, explains, and markets products and services.
    • Develops relationships with agents & brokers through in-person visits and telephone interactions.
  • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
  • May provide guidance and assistance to lower level positions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • The person hired for this position will work out of the Gainesville, GA office which offers a hybrid work environment of 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.

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Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study: Business, Liberal Arts or a related discipline.

Experience: Generally, 3 to 6 years of related experience. Progression toward certification in area of expertise preferred; appropriate certifications could include Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Program in General Insurance (INS) or Associate of Risk Management (ARM).

Company:

SCI Summit Consulting, LLC

Benefits:

We offer competitive healthcare, retirement, and paid time off benefits for full-time and part-time benefit eligible employees.