Job Description

We are looking for a Farm Underwriter to review, evaluate and process new business applications, policy updates and renewals for our Farm lines of business. 

We are looking for someone that can:

  • Evaluate the risk and exposures on Farm lines for new and existing policies to determine acceptability, coverage limits and cost.
  • Work with field staff, policy holders and other stakeholders on inquiries pertaining to the process.
  • Assist agents with writing and rating of farm coverage using Farm Bureau contracts and underwriting guidelines.
  • Interpret any/all endorsements that could be used by our company or another company in Farm Underwriting.
  • Make underwriting and coverage decisions on own initiative and must be able to document reasons for action taken if it is outside the established guidelines.
  • Make audit decisions and resolve audit questions and problems.

Requirements for success:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • A commitment to complete industry continuing education.
  • Three years of experience underwriting of Farm owner’s insurance. Credit may be allowed for previous underwriting experience in lines other than Farm and/or background in the farming/agriculture industry.
  • The ability to understand and use Bureau Manuals to apply rules and develop rates.
  • Strong verbal, written and active listening communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

 

We can offer you:

  • A downtown location with free parking, a company cafeteria and fitness center
  • Training and development opportunities to grow personally and professionally
  • A collegial team focused environment
  • An organization that values work/life balance
  • An industry leading benefits plan including health, vision, dental, 401K, a companywide incentive plan and an Employee Community Volunteer program
  • Education reimbursement plan after one year of employment
  • Potential to work a partial remote schedule following onboarding and training program

 

 

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