Associate Underwriter

Nautilus Insurance Group is an "A+ XV" (Superior) rated member of the W.R. Berkley Corp., a Fortune 500 company. We specialize in providing excess and surplus lines commercial property and casualty insurance coverage.

We currently have an employment opportunity available for an Associate Underwriter. The Associate Underwriter’s primary responsibility will be to provide support to the underwriting process, making appropriate decisions within their own underwriting assigned authority levels.  Additionally, the Associate Underwriter will review insurance applications and processes accounts.  A high level of professionalism and customer service is required.


Duties and Responsibilities:


-          Assess new and renewal accounts to determine acceptability.

-          Review accounts to verify issuance is in compliance, address discrepancies, and enter information into systems.

-          Establish types and limits of coverage to be provided.

-          Create, analyze and interpret data from various systems and underwriting resources.

-          Responsible for monitoring production, profitability, and maintaining agency relationships.

-          Collaborate with underwriting team as well as other departments.

-          Effectively communicate (written/verbal) information to customers to ensure our standards of excellence.

-          Consult with agency staff to obtain additional information on existing accounts.

-          Promote consistency amongst underwriting teams by contributing knowledge and soliciting feedback relative to underwriting philosophy and company goals.

-          Maintain familiarity with state laws and filing requirements within assigned territory.

-          Consult with underwriting team to determine if reinsurance is needed, and negotiates terms with designated reinsurer companies.

-          Identify and recommend changes to policy verbiage when standard text is not appropriate.

-          Monitor the amount of insurance in force on a single risk or group of closely related risks. Evaluate possibility of catastrophe losses and take necessary action, as needed.

-          Occasionally assist with the development of special programs, underwriting procedures, and educational seminars.

-          Compose reports and business correspondence such as travel summaries, agendas, and meeting minutes.

-          Coordinate internal and/or external visits including but not limited to scheduling meetings, confirming staff availability, and arranging meals/entertainment.

-          Provide guidance and support to less experienced team members within the department.



A minimum of two (2) year’ experience as a Senior Assistant Underwriter.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial.

AIS, ASLI, and AU designations or completion of other insurance related classes is preferred.

Nautilus believes their employees are their greatest asset.  We foster an environment of accountability, teamwork and integrity.  Our motivated employees have built an impeccable reputation for our firm serving the Excess and Surplus Lines industry. Nautilus Insurance offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical insurance, dental, life/AD&D, both short- and long-term disability insurance and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing plan. Nautilus promotes a healthy lifestyle for our employees by providing an onsite fitness facility and a variety of wellness programs.

Qualified candidates should submit their resumes along with salary requirements, directly to  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Nautilus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nautilus Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you meet the position qualifications and would like to submit your resume, please mail, fax, or e-mail your resume to:

Physical Address:

Nautilus Insurance Company
7233 E. Butherus Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Attn: Human Resources

Fax: (480) 281-0930