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Commercial Underwriter Senior


We are currently seeking result driven individuals to fulfill a critical part in the production and underwriting of policies. As one of our premier Underwriters, you’ll be part of a team that stimulates production through independent agencies and then reviews insurance applications and evaluates their potential risk to Sentry.


What You'll Do

Our Underwriters within Sentry’s Regional unit work closely with independent agents to underwrite, price and program individual policies/accounts. This position resides in the Portland, OR Regional office. 
In addition, you’ll:
• Underwrite multi-line accounts
• Proactively provide feedback to sales teams and underwriting management regarding trends and issues within their assigned territory, and provide solutions
• Work with other business functions to ensure service and quality objectives are met
• Demonstrate an understanding of the insurance marketplace and emerging industry issues
• Complete assigned project work requiring a high level of technical knowledge
• Perform other job-related duties including training, presenting, attending sales meetings, traveling to agents, participating in audits, and covering desks for other Underwriters

What it Takes

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
• 5-8 years of related work experience including Construction Industry underwriting experience
• Previous Commercial Property Casualty insurance underwriting experience
• Completed insurance courses such as IIA and/or CPCU preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge of commercial multi-line product line insurance concepts and terminology
• Excellent analytical, human relations and communication skills
• Ability to meet limited travel requirements