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Binding Authority Underwriter 

Atlanta, GA & Scottsdale, AZ​

Manages book quality of assigned territory including risk selection, quality of book, classification, pricing, compliance, premium production, and service to agents.

Primary Job Duties and Respo​nsibilitie​s:

  • Reviews new business, renewals, endorsements, and submissions to determine acceptability using established company guidelines.
  • Refers to the Regional Director risk generating a policy premium in excess of $20,000, annual receipts in excess of $2,000,000, payroll greater than $1,000,000, and property values in excess of $500,000.
  • Assists other underwriters in proper risk selection, pricing, and classification within company guidelines.
  • Maintains positive communications with agents to handle problems and explains and interprets company underwriting policy.  
  • Makes agency visits as needed.  Travel within the assigned territory (which could be approximately 25% of the time).
  • Conduct in-house and field reviews of agencies within assigned territory.  
  • Participates in agency training and education involving agency meetings, manual roll outs, etc.
  • Insures maintenance of state manuals.  Compiles update and improvement changes for inclusion in Underwriting manuals.
  • Maintains current knowledge of changes in the insurance field.
  • Coordinates with the Regional Director and other departments to achieve company profit and production objectives.
  • Coordinates with other departments to achieve service, technology, and workflow objectives.
  • Assists other team members with underwriting and marketing issues.
  • Attends industry conferences as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

​Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven team player and energetic personality.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decision.
  • Strong computer skills (in Microsoft Office products) with demonstrated high accuracy output.
  • Strong problem solving, reasoning, and decision making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting established deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate planning and organizational skills.


  • College degree or equivalent work experience.
  • CPCU designation preferred.
  • Prefer minimum of three years commercial insurance experience.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands are considered to be that of an office environment, climate controlled, with minimal physical exertion.  This position requires prolonged sitting, ability to utilize a computer and interactions with others meetings or via phone.
  • Ability to travel as necessary according to business needs.


  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, education assistance and paid time off.​

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