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Life Underwriting Specialist I - Virtual


Job Summary

This is a one-year renewable term that includes health insurance and Paid Time Off

Evaluates individual applications and benefits including more difficult case analysis requiring a higher level of knowledge both medical and non-medical than the Senior Underwriter level, using appropriate guidelines to ensure rate classification is in line with corporate underwriting philosophy; assists in training and acts as mentor to underwriters; communicates with agents and applicants; consults with chief underwriting officer, medical directors and reinsurers; provides technical underwriting expertise within the company and to the agency force.

Essential Job Functions

Evaluate, classify and underwrite individual applications and benefits within approval limits, up to $2,500,000.00. Proactively increase agent knowledge of individual insurance concepts especially with their high net worth clientele. Consult with field (Agent/DM, etc.) regarding current or potential life insurance applications to review underwriting requirements, guidelines, and practices. Underwrites the most complex financial, medical and non-medical policies and researches issues as needed. Inform chief underwriter or underwriting management of any unusual or unexpected trends found during daily underwriting. Consult UW Specialist II or Chief UW Officer as needed on unique or complex issues.

Physical Actions

Physical Environment

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Attainment of FLMI and/or FALU designation.

Experience Requirements

5 Years of Life Underwriting experience, including at least 2 years as a Sr. Life Underwriter (or comparable experience)

Special Skill Requirement

Strong PC skills with emphasis in MS Office Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills

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