Hiring Junior Underwriter – Premier,Vancouver, BC


Premier (Premier Marine/Premier Canada) is one of Canada’s largest Managing Underwriting Agencies.  A leader in the Specialty Insurance industry, 100% Canadian-owned. Our people are committed to performance, positive outcomes, and career development that lead to mutual success for our organization, our valued employees, our partners, and clients.

Whether you’re starting your career or taking it to the next level, Premier offers a unique environment for you to grow & succeed. If you believe in a job well done, then consider the following:

DEPARTMENT:   Marine Pleasurecraft/Recreational Department

LOCATION:   Vancouver

POSITION:   Junior Underwriter 

Job Accountabilities:

In this position, you will assist underwriting, managing, and developing our Marine/Recreation portfolio nationally. With the mandate to grow profitability, maintain exceptional working relationships with our brokers/agents. This position requires a candidate with a strong potential to learn and develop their technical underwriting expertise to provide support within the Marine/Recreation team. The incumbent will eventually be an adept communicator to confidently respond to and resolve inquiries, and someone who will eventually be capable of making operational decisions with autonomy within your level of authority.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • 1-3 years of insurance experience or an office setting would be an asset
  • CIP or considering working towards completing CIP courses would be an asset
  • Previous marine/rec related experience/knowledge preferred
  • A strong belief in high standard of customer service and ability to work in a team first environment
  • Strong General Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook, Excel is required as well as ability to learn in-house online quoting tools and new software as required. 
  • Attention to detail and instructions, quick thinking and a problem-solving nature would be a good fit
  • Able to perform under pressure while multitasking.

About Premier: 

Founded in 1989, Premier is head quartered in Vancouver, with 5 additional offices located across Canada – Toronto, London, Cambridge, Laval, and Calgary. With over 150 employees, Premier’s companies include Premier Canada, Premier Marine, and Oceanic. Visit our website for more information on our company and our unique specialty insurance products www.premiergroup.ca

When you join Premier, you join a growing organization that’s focused on providing first class innovative insurance solutions! We will collaborate with you to develop your skills and talents to their fullest potential, exposing you to a broad range of assignments and continuous learning opportunities in a dynamic fast paced environment. 

We offer you a comprehensive benefit plan, offering exceptional health, medical, dental, vision care and life insurance; etc. 

How to Apply for this Position: 

Interested applicants are requested to submit their cover letter and resume outlining their qualifications to sandra.chow@premiergroup.ca . We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, please note only those under consideration will be contacted. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Premier is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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