Jimcor Agency Inc. E&S Personal Lines Underwriter in Montvale, New Jersey
A Jimcor Personal Lines Underwriter uses knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the most appropriate market placement for a wide variety of Personal Lines risks. The Underwriter is responsible for building effective and productive relationships with Jimcor’s Broker and Carrier partners to establish and grow a profitable book of business.
Review applications for insurance coverage, reports from loss control consultants and other information to determine if a Personal Lines risk is acceptable for the program(s) available.
Evaluate the experience of a risk against the class of business under review.
Evaluate the loss potential due to catastrophe, severity, and/or frequency.
Rate policies efficiently, accurately, and within the guidelines of the available program(s)
Utilize publicly available knowledge to evaluate risk.
Prepare premium quotations for new business risk submissions.
Review requests for policy cancellations, endorsements, and reinstatements.
Evaluate policies for renewal consideration and recommend appropriate price or coverage adjustments based on prior policy experience.
Request additional documentation necessary for the processing of an application, endorsement or cancellation.
Promptly address inquiries from agents, policyholder, or prospects.
Conduct On-site marketing visits and system training, as required, at our agents’ offices.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must have a valid Producer’s License.
5 plus years of current Surplus Lines Experience.
Demonstrated experience in standard underwriting practices and procedures is strongly preferred.
Must possess effective communication, negotiation, and computer skills.
Must possess strong analytical skills and detail orientation.
Comprehensive knowledge of insurance coverage forms and their application to exposure strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of applicable Insurance Department regulations and policies is required.
Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines and standard accepted underwriting practices is required.
Insurance Industry designations are preferred.
We offer a total compensation package which includes salary up to 40K plus a full comprehensive benefits package. Package includes Paid Time Off Days, Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan with Employer Match, 100% Single Employer Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Education Assistance, Various Voluntary Benefits, Gym Benefit and More. Please submit resume along with salary requirements.
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