Location: Slidell, LA

Interested in joining a dynamic and growing company? At Lighthouse, we are committed to providing a safe, stable environment for insurance professionals to work productively, provide knowledgeable service and develop professionally with the goal of growing the company and the opportunities for all within. Lighthouse is seeking talented candidates who are passionate about growth, helping others and delivering the best possible service to our customers and employees.
We offer a competitive salary and a robust benefits package, including 401(k) match, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short and long-term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, professional conferences, and other career development opportunities.

Summary of Position:

Contribute to the Underwriting Team to achieve profitable growth goals in conjunction with company financial plan. Provide technical underwriting support for assigned agencies and make sound underwriting decisions on referred and/or less complex accounts in compliance with company guidelines and Florida Statutes. Perform ongoing renewal underwriting.

Essential Duties & Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, accepts, prices, modifies and/or declines new and renewal homeowner accounts in support of the company objectives
  • Utilize internal/external technology to support risk evaluation.
  • Actively initiate, participate and communicate system and product enhancements.
  • Maintain customer service focus. Keeps abreast of industry trends and activities.
  • Complies with regulatory and industry standards, including any agency audit and compliance needs.
  • Accumulate key underwriting metrics to continually update the underwriting manager and CRO of submission trends.
  • Report any and all adverse agency/producer/CSR (Customer Service Representative) relationships.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Business/Product and Technical Knowledge.
  • Effectively clarifies and resolves underwriting issues with agents, team members and customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Create and manage effective working relationships with business partners, co-workers and agents to reach desired business results.
  • Able to adapt to changing business needs and is focused on highest priorities first.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Able to develop and maintain a positive attitude with a drive for results which are linked to company objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to transfer knowledge to agents and business partners.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job duties of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with customers, vendors and personnel.
  • Occasionally lift medium to heavy objects.

Other Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of core business function, underwriting policies and best practices, pricing, marketing and insurance contracts.
  • Understands and can articulate company product details and values.
  • Friendly, polite, organized and efficient.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Adhere to all Company and department policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.