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Underwriting Technician

W. R. Berkley

W. R. Berkley

Berkeley, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Underwriting Technician

Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Date Posted
1 week ago(6/6/2024 2:47 PM)
Berkley One
Primary Location

Company Details

Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We’ll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.

Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.

The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


We have an opportunity for an Underwriting Technician to join our team! You will be responsible for supporting all Underwriting functions at Berkley One. We have two openings available and both will be located in our Morristown, NJ office

We have a welcoming culture valuing our employees – we trademarked the phrase Everything Counts, Everyone Matters® to describe the Berkley commitment to our people and how we do business. We believe that every person in the organization is important and every accomplishment makes a difference in our results. Come join us!

Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Manage accounts post issuance, involving the Underwriter as needed
  • Conduct primary underwriting review of select new business opportunities with focus on optimizing our competitive position or gathering pertinent underwriting information and then responding to agents or involving the underwriter as needed
  • Process renewal and endorsement transactions within authority and engage underwriters with thoughtful reviews for items exceeding granted authority
  • Support overall underwriting book, ensuring timely processing of work and focus on retention of profitable accounts
  • Other work and projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2-3+ years of general underwriting experience as an Underwriting Technician, Underwriting Assistant, Associate Underwriter, or similar role
  • An analytical mind, a love for diving into the details of an account in order to craft pricing and coverage that meet underwriting guidelines, profitability models and customer needs
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of customers, both insureds and their agents alike
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, a communication style flexible to the situation, and able to communicate clearly and with a purpose
  • A strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Natural curiosity, a love of learning how things work and always on the lookout for innovative improvements
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products

Additional Company Details

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

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

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.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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