Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies is looking to hire an Underwriting Associate (Entry Level) to evaluate risks for Workers’ Compensation, Businessowners’, Commercial Auto, and Umbrella policies for small businesses. We are looking to fill this position in our Corporate Office in Wilkes -Barre, PA.
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD offers a collaborative company culture with outstanding benefits and competitive compensation. Our organization is hiring and we’re looking for talented individuals to join our team and establish a rewarding career with us.
Our success is founded on our strong reputation, and we have received an A+ “Superior” grade by the leading independent insurance rating organization. Backed by our ultimate parent company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., our brand is founded upon trust, service, and innovation. If you’re looking for an employer with integrity and flexibility, keep reading to learn about our benefits and job openings.
Work life balance schedule- No Nights or Weekends!
Hybrid work schedule: Three days in the office, two days from home
Generous vacation and sick time
Closed on all major holidays
Healthcare benefits begin on your first day of employment
401K with company match and profit sharing
Every 5 years employees receive a generous monetary award to be used toward a vacation!
Tuition reimbursement after six months of employment
Discover opportunities to advance your career
Be part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most admired companies
This position provides the opportunity to learn how to evaluate risks for Workers’ Compensation, Businessowners’, Commercial Auto, and Umbrella policies for small businesses. This is a great opportunity to begin a career in the commercial insurance industry to learn about interesting commercial insurance products. If you are focused on technology, are attentive to detail, and demonstrate strong initiative, then our team might be right for you!
Utilize company underwriting criteria to evaluate risks for various lines of business
Perform independent verification of insured's operations
Review and process change requests on in-force policies
Evaluate in-force policies at renewal
Develop relationships with agencies
Participate in Underwriting Training for new products, directives and processes
Travel to agency offices as needed
Candidates should have investigative skills, be comfortable using the Internet as a research tool, have excellent communication and customer service skills, and must be an overall team player. You will work in a fast-paced team environment and candidates should have the ability to adapt quickly to changes and have solid time management skills. Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
About Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies are rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best and ultimately owned by Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. – one of the financially strongest organizations in the world. A dedicated insurance provider for four decades, Berkshire Hathaway GUARD understands how to protect our clients’ interests.
Powered by a carefully selected network of independent agents and brokers from all over the country, we offer a full range of insurance products and services through our subsidiary companies, each featuring flexible policy terms and convenient payment options.
Right now, hundreds of thousands of policyholders are counting on us. Judging by the high number who return to us each year, it’s safe to say we’re doing a great job!