Senior Underwriter

National Life   •  

Montpelier, VT

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 176 days ago

This job is no longer available.


This senior level incumbent will handle large face amount cases, while interacting with field personnel, and other more junior underwriters.Primary role will be to provide accurate and timely risk assessment and evaluation of life applications, renewals, or cancellations utilizing the Company’s underwriting policies, guidelines and insurance laws and regulations.


Key Responsibilities

  • Underwrite and evaluate large face amount cases
  • Second review and signature for less experienced underwriters
  • Conduct underwritingaudits as needed
  • Work on underwriting related projects as assigned
  • Interact with the field on calls or field visits
  • Contribute to the building and maintaining of strong relationships within the organization
  • Maintain an awareness of changing practices and regulations
  • Able to serve as SME to provide input on department procedures or practices
  • May serve as a mentor to less experienced underwriters


  • Bachelor’s degreepreferred
  • 10+ years experience in a production oriented environment
  • 3 or more years of direct life experiencepreferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Brokerage or reinsurance experience is desired
  • Contestable claimsinvestigation experiencedesired
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory andpolicy differences among states in which business is transacted
  • Travel to home office in Montpelier, VT as needed (expected to be quarterly)
  • Must be able to pass a background check