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Intermediate Underwriter, Long Haul Trucking (ECH-ON) - Contract

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA, L4W 0A5

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

Echelon Insurance provides Personal and Commercial Specialty Insurance solutions to protect Canadian families and businesses across Canada, through our trusted network of Broker partners. Echelon is a member of the CAA Club Group of Companies, and is an equal opportunity employer who offers a professional environment that champions collaboration, trust, and growth to drive success. We cultivate a great working dynamic to help us deliver what is best for our associates, Brokers, and Customers.

Who we are

Get ready to drive your career forward. Life at Echelon is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development – and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results.

We are caring. We are leaders. We are innovators. We are collaborative.

We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

Position Details

We are looking for an Underwriter to our Long Haul Trucking team for a one year contract position. 

What You Will Do 

  • Responsible for the successful evaluation, selection, negotiation and pricing for assigned policies to ensure a profitable book of business within established underwriting authorities

  • Complete data entry of policy information to ensure timeliness and accuracy of transactions

  • Ensure endorsements, renewals, reissues and cancellations are reviewed and analyzed in accordance with corporate standards and guidelines

  • Assist in achieving overall renewal rate increases based on exposure and rate adequacy guidelines

  • Analyze new business for profitability with guidance from a more senior underwriter by assessing exposures and hazards, including loss prevention where required

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with brokers and/or customers to enhance understanding of the target market and to contribute to quality service, problem solving, and risk selection all within company service standards

  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends, developments, and regulatory changes including competitive analysis and market conditions

  • Cordial interaction with brokers and customers to ensure their satisfaction and high level of business retention

  • Participate in the communication and education of brokers concerning the corporate underwriting philosophy, policies, and procedures as required

  • Consistently apply best business practices towards compliance, internal control and operational risk controls

  • Monitor trends and developments re areas of concern such as loss ratios, risk trends or other discrepancies

 

Who You Are 

  • Post-secondary school education and/or equivalent on the job experience
  • Attained or working towards completing courses towards the CIP and CRM designation 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in commercial auto, trucking and fleet underwriting is required
  • Working knowledge of underwriting techniques, guidelines, rating programs, risk information sources, coverages, underwriting/technical knowledge and computer workflow procedures
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel

 

What’s In It For You

  • Competitive total compensation and benefits package  
  • Annual shared success program based on performance 
  • Annual merit increases based on performance 
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with a matching contribution component 
  • Complimentary CAA Membership 

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Echelon Insurance will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.