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Underwriting assistant, Commercial lines

Optimum Insurance Company Inc. - North Bay / North Bay / Permanent / Full time

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Reporting to the Commercial Lines Supervisor – Ontario, the Underwriting Assistant is responsible for assisting the Commercial Lines Underwriters with the development and successful execution of broker and territory level business plans for our Ontario brokers in accordance with the regional commercial business plan for profitability, growth, retention, and service standards.



  • The successful candidate must work in the North Bay office 5 days a week.

  • Duties as assigned but main responsibilities include data entry to issue commercial lines policy documents, setting up and monitoring abeyances, ordering inspections, maintaining internal logs, and if required covering reception on an as-needed basis.

  • To meet the requirements of this position, the candidate must have a post-secondary school education or comparable previous office experience.

  • The candidate should be recognized for their good communication skills (verbal and written), efficient and accurate keyboarding, as well as their strong attention to detail. They must be a team player with a positive attitude.

  • Prior experience completing data entry is an asset.


If you are interested in this opportunity, or require additional information, please forward your resume to Brent Helm, Interim Regional Vice President – Ontario at [email protected].


Deadline to submit your resume is July 19, 2024.

Optimum Insurance Company Inc. - North Bay

Optimum Insurance Company Inc. is a subsidiary of Optimum Group, a private Canadian financial group with international operations. 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.

Our dedicated and experienced employees work within a team environment. We offer flexible hours, group medical and dental benefits to fit your needs, a pension plan and other perks such as reimbursement for Insurance Institute educational courses and a fitness membership contribution. We also 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.

Located in the downtown area of North Bay, our office has ample parking nearby while located on a bus route. It is also only a short walk to shopping, restaurants, and the magnificent Lake Nipissing waterfront.

147 McIntyre Street West
P.O.Box 1288 North Bay, Ontario

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