Commercial Lines New Business Underwriter (Property & Casualty)

We currently have a full-time position available for a New Business Commercial Lines (Property & Casualty) Underwriter in our Southern Alberta and Rest of Canada branches. This role reports to the Commercial Lines Managers and will be based out of our Edmonton or Calgary office. The successful candidate will contribute to the achievement of a profitable and growing portfolio of business by effectively and efficiently underwriting risks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review quote requests and applications to determine risk acceptability, policy terms and rates to process new business;
  • Place facultative reinsurance on risks that exceed capacity;
  • Provide underwriting advice and answer inquiries from brokers;
  • Liaise with personal lines, claims and accounting departments on mutual concerns;
  • Attend industry functions;
  • Various other duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  • CIP/FCIP designation (or working towards) would be an asset;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in similar role;
  • Proven knowledge of policy wordings and rating guidelines;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Insight into current market and industry trends;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;
  • Sound Microsoft product computer skills.


Working at Peace Hills

Along with a competitive base pay, Peace Hills understands that by reducing work-life struggles, individuals can enjoy a healthier lifestyle while improving productivity at work. A collegial work environment and a work-life balance are just two of the ways we do this.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, submit your resume to Peace Hills Insurance to Posting will remain until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.

Application Deadline: August 16, 2022