Underwriter, Property, Farm and Commercial

As an Underwriter, Property, Farm and Commercial, your primary responsibilities will involve evaluating business for acceptability and rate as per BCM’s Underwriting rules and authorities.

Competencies required to succeed

  • Strong knowledge of underwriting all classes of residential risks, including farm and commercial products
  • Understanding of and ability to read/interpret residential policy wordings, including underwriting of Excess and Umbrella liability insurance
  • Sound judgement and decision making abilities
  • Strong knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office programs
  • Effective communication skills to interact with various internal and external contacts
  • Ability to work confidently under pressure and multi-task
  • Superior customer service mindset
  • Well organized and thorough
  • Curious and inquisitive, with an interest in learning
  • CIP designation is considered ideal
  • Direct experience in the field of insurance specific to Property underwriting, completion of post-secondary education or an equivalent of all


  • Evaluate and analyze quote requests to determine risk acceptability, policy terms and rates to process new business
  • Review and process renewals, endorsements and cancellations
  • Provide underwriting advice and answer inquiries from Agents
  • Liaise with Claims and Finance departments on mutual concerns
  • Achieve targets, goals and objectives
  • Expected to continuously update soft and technical skills through identified training
  • Maintain underwriting discipline and profitability as well as promote an environment of an “ease of doing business”
  • Various other duties as required

Environment/Work Conditions

  • Participate in Industry functions and Events as required
  • Work in a collaborative team environment as part of the broader Underwriting team

Interested applicants are invited to send their resume to careers@bcminsurance.com.