ALPS Corporation, a dynamic and growing professional liability insurance and services company, is seeking self-driven individuals for an Underwriting position in Missoula, Montana. The Underwriter is part of a team responsible for profitable growth and industry leading retention within our professional liability portfolios. ALPS is the nation's largest direct writer of LPLI and is an endorsed carrier by more State Bar Associations than any other carrier in the country.
Underwriters are responsible for complex and strategic risk assessment, including analyzing applications and determining insurability with acceptable pricing and terms. This role also requires knowledge of technical underwriting concepts, application of internal underwriting resources and solid decision-making skills which demonstrate a clear thought process. Additional duties include mentoring colleagues, providing customer service to internal and external customers, and finding ways to go the extra mile.
We are looking for someone who brings a positive attitude, who is a creative problem-solver, and who can thrive in fast-paced, evolving environment. Previous insurance experience highly recommended.
This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday. Benefits include: employer sponsored health insurance, employer 401k match at 6%, PTO including Maternity/Paternity/Adoptive leave, wellness reimbursement, business casual dress code, paid parking and much more. Wage range starts at $40k + DOE. EOE
Minimum Education: Equivalent work experience or undergraduate degree. Applicable insurance industry certifications a plus, but not required.
Minimum Experience: Two year's work experience in insurance or equivalent fast-paced office environment.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and deadlines, ability to follow and apply underwriting and company standards, and ability to prioritize workload; flexible and resourceful with strong negotiation skills; proven technical and analytical skills; ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A high degree of computer proficiency, adapts quickly to improving technology and willing to learn.
Other Qualifications: Adaptable to fast-paced, frequently changing corporate structure and work environments. Professional and self-confident. Uses experience and good judgment. Able and willing to train and mentor others.