Senior Underwriter (M.J. Hall)



Marketing & Communications
Stockton, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Underwriter

Department/Agency: M.J. Hall & Company, Inc.

Location: Stockton, CA

Full Time / Exempt

$75,000 to $85,000 Salary

Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Manager – Broker’s Assistants

This role is responsible to the Manager, and Lead Broker(s)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager, Broker’s Assistants, assigned Lead Broker(s), and other assigned supervisor perform a variety of responsible duties related to the solicitation and placement of insurance policies for M.J. Hall’s sub-producers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take direction from Manager, Broker’s Assistants, and assist designated Lead Broker(s) in all aspects.

  • Market new and renewal submissions to appropriate markets both binding and brokerage.

  • Quote on behalf of binding markets.

  • Assist customers (retail agencies) in handling questions or problems.

  • Log in quote submissions

  • Review submissions and prepare proper narratives on operations, losses, and exposures.

  • Participate in supervised marketing/sales visits to provide customer service and grow book of business as needed.

  • Issue quote letters and or binder letters as required.

  • Set and handle suspense’s for required requested items, policies, etc.

  • Ensure compliance with all binding market rules.

  • Discuss problems or potential problems with company underwriters, verbally or via email.

  • Compile all required documentation for the Policy Issuance Department for binding authority business.

  • Compile all required documentation for SLA filings on individual risks.

  • Clear understanding of production goals, customer needs, referral process and authority that exists within the position.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience:

  • Required: High school diploma, current and active Property and Casualty Producer License

  • Preferred: Two or more years of College and completion of some insurance courses such as INS21, CIC or CISR, AU or CPCU

  • Active state specific license

  • 5+ years insurance wholesale experience

Technology Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Previous knowledge of Microsoft Teams and Agency Management Systems

  • Knowledge of TIF documents

Other Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and enjoy a high degree of interaction with team members.

  • Ability to contribute to a collaborative environment by consistently demonstrating teamwork, high motivation, positive behavior and effort to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Self-motivated and driven.

  • Fast but accurate worker with a high attention to detail

  • Maintain a sense of urgency and ability to work with and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication, including the ability actively listen, and problem solve with minimal assistance.

  • Demonstrates excellent time management and prioritization skills.

  • Attention to detail and commitment to a high level of accuracy.

  • The ability to multitask, prioritize, work independently, and use discretion surrounding sensitive information.

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High finger dexterity while typing documents and forms

  • Occasionally lift up to 25lbs

  • Sitting for extended periods of time

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work can be a combination of in office, hybrid and/or remote. When on-site work is done in a temperature-controlled, non-smoking office

  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate


We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off and 401k plan

Pay Details:

Annual Salary: $75,000 - $85,000

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