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Agribusiness Underwriter

Chubb Insurance
Urbandale, Iowa, United States
3 days ago



Underwrite agribusiness risks within specified limits of authority in a designated line or lines of business and/or from assigned agents in a manner that contributes to profit and growth.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews new risk submissions, renewals, and endorsement requests within assigned authority and underwriting guidelines.
  • Obtains additional information where necessary and analyzes all pertinent data to determine acceptability of risks according to established underwriting guidelines.
  • Reviews endorsements on existing policies to identify any change in original coverage or amounts.
  • Communicates with producers either written or orally to develop agent/underwriter relationships.
  • Assists in training of underwriting personnel as needed.
  • Encourage submission of targeted business and maintain liaisons with agents to obtain necessary underwriting information.
  • Make referrals to Senior Underwriter when necessary.
  • Performs special projects and other job duties as necessary.


High School or GED required and at least 6 months as an Underwriting Technician at Rain and Hail Agribusiness Division or at least 1-3 year of Property and Casualty insurance experience or a baccalaureate degree.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of rating, forms, and underwriting requirements for Agribusiness lines of insurance.
  • Analytical ability to evaluate underwriting risks within assigned authority limits.
  • Ability to read and understand company procedure manuals and apply information to work tasks.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work well with people in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain business relationships with Company personnel, agents, outside resources, and customers.
  • Ability to train or assist in training of underwriter assistants and technician.
  • Ability to learn and use the company terminology, processes and systems.
  • Knowledge of general office practices.
  • Ability to perform basic and complex mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional.
  • Ability to work from oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and follow assigned duties through to completion.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to assist in other work-related areas as required.

EEO Statement

At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion,and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin,ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, age, and pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law.Performance and qualifications are the only basis upon which we hire, assign, promote, compensate, develop and retain employees. Chubb prohibits all unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliationagainst any individual who reports discrimination or harassment.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64918778
  • Location:
    Urbandale, Iowa, United States
  • Position Title: Agribusiness Underwriter
  • Company Name For Job: Chubb Insurance
  • Job Function: Financial/Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
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