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Underwriting Assistant, Surety

Hudson Insurance Group

Hudson Insurance Group

Sales & Business Development
Canonsburg, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Headquartered in New York City with offices throughout the U.S. and in Vancouver, Canada, Hudson is a market-leading specialty insurer that offers a wide range of property and casualty insurance products to corporations, professional firms and individuals through retailers, wholesalers and program administrators.

Hudson underwrites specialty primary and excess insurance on an admitted basis through Hudson Insurance Company and on a non-admitted basis through Hudson Specialty Insurance Company and Hudson Excess Insurance Company. Hudson Insurance Company is admitted in all U.S. jurisdictions. Hudson has surplus lines eligibility in all U.S. jurisdictions through Hudson Specialty Insurance Company and Hudson Excess Insurance Company.

Hudson Crop is a unit of Hudson Insurance Group that provides a broad range of crop insurance products to farmers in all 50 states.

Collectively known as Hudson Insurance Group, its companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, Financial Size Category XV. Hudson Insurance Group is the U.S. Insurance Division of Odyssey Group, a leading worldwide underwriter of reinsurance and specialty insurance and wholly-owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Position Summary: The Underwriting Assistant will provide underwriting support to the Surety Underwriting team. Responsibilities will include support of new business, renewals, endorsements, accounting as well as general assignments and quality control initiatives that contribute to the Surety business success.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Outstanding Customer Service skills.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management skills in order to organize and prioritize daily work commitments.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain processing manuals and/or other reference materials in order to process assigned work.

Essential Functions:

  • Process Surety business which includes supporting Surety underwriting, new business submissions, renewals, rider, cancellation, reinstatements as well as office administrative functions including agency information in an accurate and a timely manner.
  • Provide exceptional service to our agents and our internal customers.
  • Maintain Service Submission inbox.
  • Assists with special projects and other assignments as requested.
  • Assists underwriters with technical review and analysis of all new and renewal business.
  • Independently identifies and requests additional information required to complete analysis.
  • Assist accounting and agents with billing inquiries.


  • High school diploma required. College degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of insurance/surety experience preferred.


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