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Personal Lines Underwriter

Company: Farm Bureau Financial Services
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description:

Personal Lines Underwriter**Will be filled at the appropriate level based on experience**Would you like a career where you have the opportunity to develop your skills and continuously learn? Do you thrive in a work environment where you must multi-task and have strong organizational skills? Are you a go-getter with high initiative, a positive attitude and strong customer service experience? If so, this could be a great opportunity for you!Who We Are: With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 80-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive.What You'll Do: As a Personal Lines Underwriter, you will be responsible for the continuous growth of the company through the selection of desirable personal lines business. You will assist agency staff in selecting and writing new business, as well as respond to underwriting questions and concerns from the agency force. Your duties will include re-underwriting existing business with the objective of modifying or eliminating undesirable risks in a manner that will promote the best interest of the company. In addition, you will be responsible for training agents through daily contact and by attending agency meetings and events.What It Takes to Join Our Team:

  • College degree or equivalent plus one year of relevant experience required.
  • P/C Insurance background required
  • Must have excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong customer service skills, including verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and shift priorities to achieve corporate and business unit goals. Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to negotiate and cope with stressful situations.
  • Strong computer skills are required to quickly learn our multiple systems.
  • Must keep up-to-date regarding local, state and federal rules and regulations to insure government compliance and meet company guidelines.
  • Progress towards industry education is expected.What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. You'll hear about career development and educational opportunities. We offer an enhanced 401K with a match, low-cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays and volunteer time, and teams who know how to have fun. Add to that an onsite wellness facility with fitness classes and programs, a daycare center, a cafeteria, and for many positions, even consideration for a hybrid work arrangement. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!If you're interested in joining a company that appreciates its employees, provides growth and professional development opportunities, and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today!Work Authorization/Sponsorship Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We are not able to sponsor now or in the future, or take over sponsorship of, an employment visa or work authorization for this role. For example, we are not able to sponsor OPT status.

Keywords: Farm Bureau Financial Services, Des Moines , Personal Lines Underwriter, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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