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Personal Lines Underwriter

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Marketing & Communications
United States · Alpharetta, GA, USA · Bloomington, IL, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
Personal Lines Underwriter (

Job Number:

US-IL-Bloomington US-GA-Alpharetta

As a Personal Lines Underwriter, you will be responsible for underwriting new business, changes, and reinstatements. You'll work with our agency partners to profitably rate and classify personal lines clients, while providing an exceptional underwriting experience. You will review new applications and in-force business with higher risk characteristics not processed by automation. Your focus will be production based.

What we offer:

  • Annual bonus eligibility based on company performance.
  • 401k with company-paid contribution and additional match if you choose to contribute.
  • Remote/Hybrid work schedules:
    • Hybrid work schedule available based on performance.
    • Full Remote:
      For those residing outside of Bloomington, IL (For example, greater than 50 miles). Must reside within 300 miles of Bloomington.
      For those residing outside of Alpharetta, GA (For example, greater than 20 miles). Must reside within 300 miles of Alpharetta.

Additional Information:

  • Position starts September 9, 2024.
  • We are open M-F 7am - 6:30pm CST and observe company holidays.
  • Training and mentoring hours are 8am - 4:30pm CST. Duration varies based on line of business and is dictated by business need.
  • Core work hours after training and mentoring will be 10am - 6:30pm CST (but may vary depending on the team).
  • Salary target: $42,000 - $57,750 +annual incentive bonus. The salary target represents the expected salary range of candidates hired. Factors used to determine your actual salary include your specific skills, qualifications and experience.
  • All schedules are subject to change based on business need.

How does a Personal Lines Underwriter make an impact?

  • Review and underwrite personal lines risk (i.e., selection/rejection of new and renewal business) of new applications and in-force business with higher degrees of risk not processed by automated systems.
  • Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
  • Analyzes quality and quantity of risks underwritten, prepares reports accordingly.
  • Ensures adequate pricing of insurable risks by properly classifying the exposure and verify that characteristics are identified and applied and make changes where appropriate.
  • Communicating with financial representatives, Underwriting, and/or other internal departments to obtain information or approval/denial of a policy transaction.

Do you have what we’re looking for?

  • Ability to interpret and apply underwriting guidelines.
  • Ability to perform in a high production and phone environment.
  • Proven conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and phone skills.
  • Typically requires 2 years of relevant experience or a combination of related experience, education and training.

Why work with us?

Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We’re a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won’t get lost in the shuffle. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business.

You’ll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees.

COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

Come join our team at COUNTRY today!

COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.