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Personal Lines Underwriter
Location:Greenwood Village, CO
Team:Personal Lines
Job Type:Underwriting
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Description

Seeking good business people looking to make an impact!

Essential Functions:

This role assumes the responsibility of Underwriting and Underwriting Services which includes underwriting submissions in accordance with delegated underwriting authority and established guidelines. Underwriter will interact with Claim, Accounting, Operations, Underwriting Audit, Loss Control and Administration Departments as necessary.  Daily activity requires processing customer requests for quotes, re-quotes, endorsements and other miscellaneous items within service promise standards. Underwriter must maintain productivity at or above a level consistent with other underwriters on the team, and at a level that allows the team to meet our service promises.  This role requires Marketing and potential travel in order to create and maintain positive relationships with assigned customers, identify opportunities, and drive more business into customer’s offices via effective visits and seminars.  It is equally as important to be able to effectively tell the Company and Team Story to Customers and fellow Community Members. Potential travel to assigned customers and territories, as directed by leadership. Further responsibilities include maintaining technical competency; perform research, gather competitive information, identify new products and opportunities for the team’s products.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the essential functions of the position, the underwriter is expected to train and/or coach new underwriters, providing specific product training as necessary as well as pursue continuing education programs.  These programs are for both Professional and Personal Development as outlined in annual Training and Development Plan.  Underwriter will be required to complete PCUD within 24 months of hire.  Requirements of PCUD can be found on the intranet under People’s College.

Specific Skills:

Must be a positive, self-motivated team player with strong analytical skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  Underwriter is also required to have strong oral and written communication skills and a high level of aptitude in negotiation.  Candidate should also be knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • At least three years prior underwriting experience in Commercial Property & Casualty, Personal or Management & Professional Liability lines,


  • At least five years prior business experience. Successful candidates have had prior business experience in the following industries:
  1. Non-underwriting insurance experience, such as sales, claims handling
  2. Financial services, such as banking, mortgage underwriting, financial consulting, asset management, business analyst
  3. Legal services, such as attorney, paralegal

We are looking for people who can think, make good decisions and communicate clearly. Candidates must be positive, self-motivated team players with strong analytical skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment.

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

At USLI, our goal is to strengthen our community and culture by representing all races, 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.

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.

“This position requires you to be on-site in our office in Greenwood Village, Colorado, at least four days per week.”