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Commercial Surety Underwriter​/MI

Online/Remote - Candidates ideally in
Waterford - MI Michigan - USA , 48327
Other locations: Waterford, Michigan office (Detroit area), Dublin, Ohio office (Columbus area), Sarasota Florida area, or Nashville Tennessee area
Full Time, Remote/Work from Home position
Listed on 2022-01-22
Salary 75000 USD Yearly USD 75000 YEAR
Job specializations:
  • Insurance
    Insurance Sales, Underwriter, Insurance Analyst, Insurance Agent
  • Sales
    Insurance Sales, Digital Sales
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Commercial Surety Underwriter (MI)
Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company has an opening for an experienced Commercial Surety Underwriter in our Waterford, Michigan office (Detroit area), Dublin, Ohio office (Columbus area), Sarasota Florida area, or Nashville Tennessee area. Partial work from home is available after initial orientation.

Through deployment within our proprietary Auto-Issue Bond System (, the qualifying candidate will become an integral member of the Surety Team through their experience in identifying and analyzing opportunities and working with team members to deliver integrated solutions; both within the auto issue system and underwriting individual accounts/bonds.

Position requirements include direct communication with Bond Principals and working with Business Analysts and Developers to build upon product offerings and system capabilities to meet consumers' needs. This is an excellent ground-floor opportunity for a self-motivated surety professional looking to apply their underwriting experience to the e-commerce space. This position will also serve as a resource and report to the company President leading our surety business.

Responsibilities Include:

• Meet with Principals, Obligees and Influencers, through electronic and personal visits, to discover bond leads and to solicit business/submissions via marketing efforts and educate them on Universal’s Auto-Issue Bond System (
• Discover bond opportunities by performing risk, volume and loss evaluations on both a static and trend basis
• Develop and enhance bond libraries
• Develop marketing plans around new bond opportunities
• As liaison to the consumer, identify, outline and coordinate system improvements with Business Analysts
• As may be required on more complex bonds, make customer evaluations and assessments based upon their financial, technical, organizational, and management capacities and experience
• As may be required, ciation and trade shows
Position Requirements
High School, 1 to 2 Years work experience
Job requirements:

• Three years of commercial surety experience
• P&C / Surety / Casualty Insurance agent license
• Strong knowledge of surety fundamentals
• Financial acumen to perform primary credit underwriting and financial/risk analysis
• Strong analytical capabilities
• Minimum of some college ol diploma with industry training / insurance designations
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company offers an industry competitive benefits package including medical with HSA, dental, vision, disability insurance, and other lifestyle and family friendly benefits. We also offer a company matched 401K and unlimited PTO. Applicants will receive more information on our full company benefit program.

Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination of any kind, including race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy s prohibited by federal, state or local law is not tolerated at Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company.

Salary Range: $55,000-75,000
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Have you completed the following level of education: High School Diploma?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Insurance Agent?
  • How many years of work experience do you have using Microsoft Excel?
  • How many years of commercial surety experience do you currently have?
Contact Information
Contact Name: John Lucker - Executive Vice President
Contact Phone: (800) 874-8742 x539
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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