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Junior Underwriter, Personal lines

Optimum Insurance Company Inc. / North Bay / Contract / Full time

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The North Bay branch has been in operation since 1979 and we are committed to providing a high level of service to our contracted independent insurance brokers and policy holders, while fostering a fulfilling work environment for our employees with career growth opportunities.  We have social activities throughout the year, where you can develop camaraderie among your colleagues allowing you to enjoy coming to work every day knowing you are an integral part of a team where everyone knows your name.

Specific responsibilities

Reporting to the Personal Lines Underwriting Manager, the Junior Underwriter is responsible for assisting and supporting the needs of the Personal Lines Underwriting staff.  They will process Auto and Residential Renewals and Policy Changes. They will also provide back up for our Underwriting Assistants and perform other related tasks when requested. 

Contract position : 8 months

Education and Work Experience

In order to meet the requirements of this position, the candidate should have their post secondary degree/diploma and preferably, previous office and/or insurance experience. The candidate should be recognized for their strong attention to detail and accuracy, along with excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) and keyboarding skills. 

Qualities and Aptitudes

They should have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), be a team player with a positive attitude and self-motivated. Lastly, their past experience will confirm their strength in customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Optimum Insurance Company Inc.

As a stable, preferred property & casualty insurance company in Canada that is fully committed to independent brokers, we provide specialized and innovative solutions to our valued broker partners and policyholders. Our adaptive products are exclusively available through an extensive distribution network of selected independent brokers across Canada.

Committed to and driven by long-term relationships, we provide personalized service and customized products to meet the emerging needs of individuals and businesses. Commercial property and liability, personal property and automobile insurance are at the core of our business lines. Our client-oriented and knowledgeable experts underwrite a variety of risks, including niche and non-commodity segments.

Since 1976, our team provides insurance to Canadians from our offices located in Québec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. Optimum General Inc. is a Canadian company operating through its three subsidiaries: Optimum Insurance Company Inc., Optimum West Insurance Company Inc. and Optimum Farm Insurance Inc.

425 De Maisonneuve W. blvd, Suite 1500
Montréal (Québec)  H3A 3G5

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