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Travelers Underwriter - Business Insurance in Spokane, Washington



Underwriter - Business Insurance

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Evaluation of complex new, renewal and endorsement activities to accept, modify, or decline. As needed, price accounts following defined best practices. Provide technical underwriting analysis and recommendations to other employees within Travelers Small Business Underwriting and Business Centers. Responsible for insuring compliance with underwriting strategies and regulatory requirements. Provide excellent customer service to agents and internal business partners. Responsible for engaging with agents to close individual transactions. Provide technical expertise in the delivery of underwriting training supporting the needs of the local Business Center teams. Perform other duties as assigned.

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Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

Holiday work hours (Federal and religious) Occasionally Minimal holiday work hours - perhaps a day shift 2 days a year.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Business & Technical Knowledge: Strong technical multi-line underwriting skills; strong knowledge of Property/Casualty business and products. Analytical, Problem Solving & Decision Making: Manages own work; takes responsibility for decisions and actions; quantitative reasoning, critical thinking skills. Teamwork & Collaboration: Establishes strong relationships and networks within Select Business and Underwriting Centers, the Travelers Enterprise and externally. Communication: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Organization: Strong organization and Time Management Skills - Ability to manage multiple tasks; prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced, decision oriented environment.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the underwriting of Small Commercial endorsements, renewals and/or new business within delegated authority. Goals are focused on supporting key business objectives including account retention and account growth. The incumbent is accountable for underwriting in a high volume environment. Territory is countrywide. Under moderate supervision, operates within authority as delegated by the Business Center Underwriting Director. This job does not manage others

Position Type:

Entry Level, Experienced/Professional

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

4 year college degree or related insurance industry experience preferred. 2 years underwriting experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment (Continuously) Sitting (can stand at will) (Continuously) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Continuously)

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum two years property casualty insurance experience required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Licensing or Certificates:

Insurance Designations (CPCU, INS) preferred

Primary Location:

Spokane - Washington - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.