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Assistant Personal Lines Underwriter

Highly Organized, Strong Sense of Urgency, Great Time Management Skills

Not many companies in today’s world have a 95% retention rate of associates like Indiana Farmers Insurance. We value and retain our associates through a combination of interesting work, great co-workers, and a top-notch total rewards package. We are a financially strong mutual insurance company that values making smart decisions and implementing them sensibly. We also value having a good balance between our work and personal lives. All these factors combined mean a positive and stable workplace for our associates and excellent service for our members!

Indiana Farmers’ Values: Innovation + Collaboration + Accountability + Respect + Empowerment

We are currently looking for an Assistant Personal Lines Underwriter to join our Underwriting Team. This position assists our underwriters and agency partners in the creation and delivery of a customized insurance product for our customers. Our underwriters use facts and information to apply rates and determine premiums, specific limits, deductibles, conditions, and endorsements for accounts approved for coverage. The right candidate will collaborate closely with our underwriters and agents, to understand and help analyze risk. As an Assistant Personal Lines Underwriter with Indiana Farmers Insurance, you will help drive informed decision making in support of our vision.

Responsibilities in this job include but are not limited to:
  • Gathers, collects and compiles any additional information necessary to assist in determining if insurance will be approved.
  • Makes determination on whether new business, changes, renewals and canceled policies qualify for coverage, renewal or reinstatement within guidelines; discusses and consults with more experienced underwriters on anomalies beyond defined exceptions, to develop underwriting skills.
  • Processes quotes, new applications, changes, endorsements, and renewals meeting underwriting guidelines; performs data entry and word processing.
  • Communicates with agents by phone and in writing regarding status of application, renewals and/or endorsements, as well as rating and premium related questions; follows up as needed.
  • Performs various support tasks including managing inbound communications, and tracking work in process.
  • Performs other functions assigned to position to insure effective and smooth continuity of operations and transactions in the best Company interest.
 
Important skills and abilities include:
  • Effective communication skills (both listening and speaking)
  • Positive interpersonal skills for collaboration with colleagues, agents, insureds, and other outside contacts
  • Excellent time management, organization, and efficiency
  • Thorough and detail oriented, with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivated
  • Solid problem solving and decision-making abilities
 
Qualifications include:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Six months of property/casualty experience, preferred
  • Basic understanding of Personal Lines Underwriting concepts
 
Why work for Indiana Farmers Insurance?
  • 95% retention of its associates over the last 5 years
  • Financially stable as shown by our A (Excellent) rating by AM Best
  • Truly customer focused
  • A strong legacy of excellent performance throughout our 143 years in business!
 
Our Total Rewards Package includes a competitive salary and benefits package:
  • Health, dental, vision and life Insurance provided free of charge for our associates
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Work schedules that include remote work flexibility, as well as compressed schedules
  • Exceptional 401(k) Plan with a 2% match plus an 11% company contribution
  • Above average Paid Time Off days as well as paid holidays
  • A diverse workforce
  • Paid Day of Service to serve others at your favorite charitable organization
  • Matching funds of up to $100 annually for your favorite charitable organization
  • Associate recognition awards and an annual associate recognition luncheon
  • College tuition reimbursement program
  • Nice coworkers!

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Indiana Farmers Insurance is an equal opportunity employer!
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