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Underwriter in Amarillo, TX at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    6600 Interstate 40 West
    Amarillo, TX
  • Job Type:
    Insurance
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/18/2018

Job Description

Job Title:             Underwriter
Department:        Underwriting
Reports to:          Senior Underwriter, Assistant Office Manager or
                             Office Manager
Classification:     Non-Exempt
Purpose:          Perform the tasks necessary to underwrite and process crop
                               hail policies and related lines.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reviews policy applications to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.  Verifies rate information on applications.  Contacts agents or other staff members if errors are found.
  • Enters data from applications into the computer systems. Prints policy forms and reviews for accuracy.
  • Answers agents’ questions about matters relating to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Assist with other duties and necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of underwriting rules and procedures.
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately enter information into the computer system.
  • Ability to read and understand insurance programs and apply information to work tasks.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to comprehend agents’ questions and concerns over the telephone and to provide correct, courteous answers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain business relationships with Company personnel, agents, outside resources, and customers.
  • Ability to learn and use the company terminology, processes, and systems.
  • Ability to learn and develop skills in the use of department equipment.
  • Ability to work well with people in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional.
  • Ability to work from oral and written communications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to assist in other work related areas as required.
Physical and Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Qualifications

High School or GED required and at least 6 months as an Underwriter Assistant at Rain and Hail or at least 1 year of underwriting experience or baccalaureate degree. 

Note:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of the job duties and requirements associated with this job, but is intended to represent an accurate reflection of the current job.

Rain and Hail has been America’s most trusted crop insurance provider for more than 90 years.  We thrive on the constantly changing industry, setting the pace for knowledge, technology and support. We have strategically placed offices throughout the country, creating small work environments in the largest company in the industry. Our locations allow us to support American agriculture and farmers nationwide, providing the localized service our agents and policyholders have relied on since 1918. Backed by Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty company insurer, Rain and Hail is truly a leader of the industry, looking for the best and brightest to continue our legacy today and tomorrow.   

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