Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Underwriting Trainee-Heartland Region

    Location US-IN-Carmel
    Experience (Years)
    Full-Time Regular
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  • Overview

    Selective Insurance Company of America is HIRING an Underwriting Trainee for our Heartland Region located in our Carmel, IN office. In this role, you will learn to underwrite renewal business by the successful completion of our training (includes on-the-job, self-study, and classroom).  You will learn to administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations. You will learn to review an agent’s book of business and well as techniques to provide service and guidance to agents.  A trainee will be expected to learn the business and support more experienced underwriters.  The right candidate for this Underwriting Trainee position will be hired now with the program beginning July 8, 2019.


    All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. 



    • Develop proficiency in insurance theories and practices.
    • Develop expertise in analyzing customer needs.
    • Learn how to negotiate price, coverage, and terms for renewals.
    • Build relationships with agents.
    • Collaborate with underwriters, claims, and marketing in an effort to learn business and processes.
    • Demonstrate an aptitude for analyzing and interpreting underwriting information.


    • Recent college graduate preferred
    • Risk Management and Insurance degree preferred
    • Demonstrated self-starter.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers/peers.
    • Must show sound, balanced and timely decision making skills.
    • Must have valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing.
    • Must be willing to travel at company expense with company overnight accommodations during the training program.


    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.


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