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Senior Underwriter – NJ or NY

GNY Insurance Companies

This is a Contract position in Edison, NJ posted November 21, 2021.

Job Details

Job Location
New Jersey – Edison, NJ
Remote Type
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
4 Year Degree

Salary Range
Travel Percentage
Job Shift
Job Category


Position Summary:

The Senior Underwriter develops and fosters positive, professional relationships with the company’s agency partners, as well as achieves company growth and profitability objectives. The Senior Underwriter is expected to exhibit a high level of technical expertise, while exercising sound judgment, and delivering consistent results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review loss experience, insurance to value, loss control reports, in additional to other relevant risk factors.
  • Develops and maintain a strong working knowledge of company underwriting guidelines, coverage forms, enhancements, rating plans, and workflow.
  • Determine the acceptability of commercial lines package, auto, worker compensation and umbrella policies based on company underwriting guidelines.
  • Uses underwriting information such as inspection reports, claims history, and commercial applications to make appropriate underwriting decisions.
  • Determine appropriate premium levels and coverages for commercial package and umbrella policies based on filed rates and individual risk characteristics.
  • Responsible for maintaining strong business relationships with assigned agencies, which will include agency travel and agency management responsibilities.
  • Meet or exceed all company service standards for underwriting and processing. commercial lines applications, endorsements, renewal policies, and new business policies.
  • Train and mentor underwriters.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 7 or more years commercial multi-line and/or package underwriting experience required; workers compensation and casualty experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft 365.
  • Completed or in process of completing a Professional Designation such as CPCU, CIC, ARM preferred.
  • Experience with ImageRight preferred.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Proficient negotiation and analytical skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit sound judgment and decision making as per company underwriting guidelines and philosophy.


Insurance Underwriters


Bachelor’s Degree


7 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time