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8 Jul 2022

Full-Time Surety Insurance Broker

Petrela, Winter & Associates – Posted by Jones DesLauriers IMI Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description


  • A very specialized team with a market-leading value proposition
  • A truly collaborative environment
  • Great learning and growth opportunities
  • Hybrid remote work flexibility
  • A competitive compensation package (Base Salary, Performance Bonus + commission on New Business)
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Professional Development Courses & Designations
  • 100% tuition reimbursement for business-relevant courses and training
  • Paid time off


Petrela, Winter & Associates is hiring a Surety Advisor reporting to the Vice President, Surety Practice Leader. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing elite level customer service and advisory services to a portfolio of construction surety accounts, within a strongly collaborative and team based environment. The role includes servicing day to day client needs, developing deep market relationships, and selectively targeting new business.


  • Provide elite level customer service to an assigned portfolio of accounts
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the Surety Bonding practice
  • Provide innovative solutions to customer requirements
  • Proactively manage the surety facility requirements of the assigned portfolio
  • Collaborate with other team members, in both the surety and insurance departments, in a professional and solution oriented fashion
  • Professionally represent the company at industry events, associations, and with our surety company partners
  • Meet with clients in underwriting and prospecting meetings as required by the role
  • Develop and pursue a business development strategy within the support framework provided by the company


  • Minimum of 3 years Surety underwriting or brokerage experience
  • RIBO, ACSB, CAIB and CIP designations are well received, but not required
  • A strong communicator, both written and oral
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills (specifically financial analysis)
  • Ability to influence others in a co-operative manner
  • Works well both in a group environment and autonomously
  • Solid understanding of financial statements
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with excellent attention to detail

PWA has a hybrid work from home/office schedule, and flex time that allows for an earlier or later start time.

Petrela, Winter & Associates is actively committed to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. We serve and recognize and respect human differences and similarities. We value the diversity of people and actively encourage women, indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ2+) persons to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume to:

Job Categories: Insurance. Job Types: Full-Time.

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