Commercial Lines Underwriter (Vancouver)

We currently have a full-time positions available for a Commercial Lines Property Underwriter in our BC Branch.  This role reports to the Commercial Lines Manager for BC and is based out of our Vancouver office. The successful candidate will contribute to the achievement of a profitable and growing portfolio of business by effectively and efficiently underwriting risks. More specifically, the responsibilities include the following:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review quote requests and applications to determine risk acceptability, policy terms and rates to process new business
  • Review and process renewals, endorsements and cancellations
  • 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
  • Visit brokers to communicate underwriting approaches, facilitating public relations efforts and solving problems
  • Attend industry functions
  • Other various duties as required

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of commercial property underwriting experience as a senior or intermediate commercial underwriter in a domestic market
  • Knowledge of policy wordings and rating guidelines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • CIP/FCIP designation (or working towards) would be an asset

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: October 06, 2023