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25 Jan 2023

Full-Time Farm Underwriter – Hybrid

Insurance Talent Group – Posted by Elaine Kinsella Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Farm Underwriter Hybrid

Kitchener – Waterloo – Guelph area

What they offer

  • Freedom and autonomy to work on new and interesting risks
  • A flexible, fun, and supportive culture that’s a certified Great Place to Work™ and was named a Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness and Financial Services & Insurance 2022
  • Meaningful work in an organization that maintains a strong link to the community
  • Competitive salary,
  • Benefits & pension,
  • Annual Incentive Plan,
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Generous paid time off


The position

The Farm Underwriter, under the direction of the Manager, Underwriting Services will primarily be responsible to underwrite and review complex farm policies/submissions to determine risk acceptability, provide quotes for premiums, coverages, and other conditions associated with new business applications, endorsements, and renewals as well as process transactions in systems following company underwriting guidelines. The Farm Underwriter analyzes reports and gathers information from technical specialists, loss prevention, business development, and other sources to assist in their decision-making process and ensure a high-quality book of business is written. They must work to address concerns in a professional manner as they arise to ensure a mutually beneficial working relationship is maintained with all stakeholders and partners.

What you have

  • 5 years’ underwriting experience (knowledge of farm underwriting would be an asset)
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, evaluate options, effectively solve problems and make decisions independently as appropriate
  • Clear written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate effectively with broker partners and colleagues
  • Good organization and strong sense of accountability to complete tasks autonomously and collaboratively in a timely manner
  • High degree of integrity, professionalism and trustworthiness to underwrite large, complex accounts
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate firmly but fairly
  • Experience with Office365 (especially Excel, Outlook, SharePoint & Teams apps) or willingness to learn
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma and working towards a relevant professional designation such as CIP, CRM (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

How to Apply

To apply for this role or to see other opportunities: Text 647-282-6158,  

Job Categories: Underwriting. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CIP, CRM, farm, and Underwriter. Salaries: Negotiable.

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