Underwriter Associate

Protecting Hawaii's families and businesses since 1939, Island Insurance is the first and only Hawaii-based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance companies in the nation by the Ward Group for 13 consecutive years. As the state's largest locally-owned and managed P&C insurance company, Island Insurance holds financial strength ratings of "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, one of the world's oldest and most authoritative insurance company financial ratings organizations, and has been recognized as one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work for 14 consecutive years!

The Underwriter Associate is responsible for timely review of renewal applications, endorsements, and miscellaneous documents. Evaluates and develops action plans for negative trends and large losses on accounts. Provides appropriate underwriting documentation for justification of securing and retention of accounts. Assists in managing assigned general agencies accounts and maintaining a positive producer relationship. Completes commercial multi-lines rating and data entry of policies. Provides clerical, rating, and data entry support; and solves practical problems in accordance with guidelines and procedures. All duties must be performed within underwriting guidelines and authority level.

Successful candidate possesses working knowledge in multi-line rating and underwriting and has strong communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to be analytical and precise is essential to this role. The ideal candidate also possesses strong mathematical skills, organizational skills, time management, and prioritization in their day-to-day work.

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and College degree with credits in insurance related subjects preferred.
• 1 to 2 years commercial lines property and casualty or related experience required, including commercial lines rating and knowledge of manual rules and coverages; sales experience preferred.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Continuing education in insurance and job-related issues and subjects required.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
• Attainment of or working toward CPCU or other professional designation(s) preferred.

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