LifeShield and its subsidiary, Individual Assurance Company (IAC), comprise one of the nation's most dynamic and rapidly growing carriers. LifeShield focuses on life and supplemental accident and health insurance products for individuals, families, businesses and associations, while IAC specializes in Medicare Supplement and group life policy administration.
The Underwriter will review insurance applications relying on instructions and pre-established guidelines to evaluate degree of risk to determine acceptance of applicants and, if approved, classify and rate each risk. Underwriters establish, maintain and develop agency and/ or broker relationships. This position has defined underwriting authority.
The schedule for this position is 8:00am- 5:00pm Monday -Friday.
Position requires at least 1 year of insurance experience, as well as related insurance underwriting knowledge.
Additional requirements include:
- Analytical Skills (must be able to evaluate information from a variety of sources and complex problems)
- Decision-making skills (must consider the costs and benefits of various decisions and choose the appropriate one)
- Detail oriented (must pay attention to detail, because each individual item on insurance applications can affect the coverage decision)
- Interpersonal skills (need good communication and interpersonal skills because much of their work involved dealing with people, such as insurance agents)
- Technical Skills (being comfortable with computers)
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is preferred, but not required.
Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Thought Provoking - Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Work-Life Balance - Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help
Growth Opportunities - Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Flexibility - Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
High School (required)
1 - 3 years of insurance experience is required. Exposure to underwriting is preferred. (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
MidFirst and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers- M/F/Disability/Vets
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