Underwriter I or II - Commercial Underwriting

Posted on Aug 11 Honolulu, HI


First Insurance Company of Hawaii



First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. was founded in 1911 and is the oldest and largest property and casualty insurer domiciled in Hawaii. A member of the Tokio Marine North America (TMNA) group of companies, First Insurance enjoys an "A+" (superior) rating from A.M. Best Co. and has been named one of the nation's top 50 property and casualty insurance companies by The Ward Group six years in a row. Proud of its broadly experienced, service-oriented staff, First Insurance employs more than 300 insurance professionals and distributes its products through 29 independent general agencies.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
  • Underwrite new business, renewals, and endorsement within Underwriting Authority
  • Build and maintain positive producer relationships
  • Perform other duties as needed to support the Commercial Underwriting Unit
  • Provide excellent service to internal and external customers

Qualifications



Underwriter I and II
  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Excellent organization skills and be able to prioritize task assignments

Underwriter I (along with above qualifications):
  • Minimum 6 months of multi-line Commercial Underwriting experience
  • Basic understanding in at least 2 lines of business (WC, Property, GL, Commercial Auto)

Underwriter II (along with above qualifications):
  • Minimum 1 year of multi-line Commercial Underwriting experience
  • Basic understanding in at least 3 lines of business (WC, Property, GL, Commercial Auto) including the ability to identify applicable risks and exposures to independently make underwriting decisions

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with FICOH systems