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Underwriter- Commercial Lines, Oak Brook IL
Location:Oak Brook, IL
Team:Midwest - Chicago
Job Type:Underwriting
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Description

We are seeking insurance or business professionals eager to make an impact on USLI’s Underwriting teams.

Minimum Requirements:

We are looking for candidates with either of the following backgrounds:

  • At least three years of prior underwriting experience in commercial property and casualty insurance, personal insurance, or management liability/professional liability insurance
  • At least five years of prior business experience
    • Successful candidates have had prior business experience in the following industries:
      • Insurance experience other than underwriting, such as sales, claims
      • Financial services, such as banking, mortgage underwriting, financial consulting, asset management, business analysts
      • Legal services, such as attorneys, paralegals

Additionally, we are looking for people who can think critically, make good decisions, communicate clearly and align with our company values of caring, attitude, respect, empathy and energy. Candidates must be positive, self-motivated team players with strong analytical skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. We are also seeking candidates who possess a strong work ethic, bring energy to their role and care about providing extraordinary service to customers.

Underwriters are responsible for the selection and pricing of new business risks in accordance with company underwriting guidelines and service promises. Responsibilities also include developing and maintaining relationships with customers in order to drive submissions and achieve company goals. Successful candidates must embrace our underwriting model, exhibit critical thinking in all facets of the role, be able to articulate our products and value proposition to customers, and train/coach other underwriters as needed.

At USLI, our goal is to strengthen our community and culture by representing and embracing all ethnicities, nationalities, disabilities, genders, religions and sexual orientations. We continue to move conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion forward to ensure every community member has a sense of belonging, a voice and a seat at the table. Our offices, including our Oak Brook, Illinois, location, offer a friendly, inclusive work environment where we strive to make each employee feel number one.

USLI provides full-time community members with a comprehensive benefits package, access to wellness programs, continuing education resources, and multiple opportunities to get involved with charitable organizations.