Assistant Underwriter

Sentry Montgomery , AL 36101

Posted 2 months ago


We are currently seeking a result driven individual to fulfill a critical role as an Assistant Underwriter on our Regional team in Montgomery, Alabama. The Assistant Underwriter provides support in a variety of underwriting tasks involving the evaluation of new and renewal business.


As an Assistant Underwriter, you'll work closely with other Business Products functions and interacts daily with the product and premium services, premium audit, safety sciences, accounting, and operations support units to ensure service and quality objectives are met. In addition, you'll:

  • Receive and respond to phone calls and emails from agents, brokers, and sales personnel regarding all coverage and transaction types to obtain information needed to properly underwrite, price, and program policies/accounts.

  • Work on underwriting assignments such as loss and risk exposure evaluation through the use of manuals, established procedures, and collected information. Refer business outside of authority limit.

  • Apply underwriting policies, philosophies, and procedures to evaluate the overall acceptability of risk to determine if it fits Sentry's underwriting guidelines.

  • Process policy change requests, renewals, and some new business within knowledge and authority levels.

  • May handle facultative reinsurance quoting, processing, and issuance.


  • Associate Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 1-3 years of related work experience.

  • Knowledge of underwriting systems and/or various software applications preferred.

  • Insurance courses related to property and casualty insurance, such as IIA and CPCU beneficial.

  • Effective communication, analytical, and mathematical skills.


We take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.

  • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.

  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.

  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.

  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.

  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.

  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.

  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).


If you are interested in joining Sentry's team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you'll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.


All of us at Sentry-more than 4,000 associates-have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We're proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.


It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Harkirat Randhawa


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