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Personal Lines Underwriter

Harrisonburg, VA

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Begin a rewarding career with a well-recognized property and casualty insurance company with an A (Excellent) AM Best rating achieved by our continued financial stability and our commitment to providing superior products and service.

Position Description:

Rockingham Insurance is currently recruiting for a Personal Lines Underwriter.  The person selected for this position will be part of a high performing team and be responsible for providing new business, renewal and agent support.

Fundamental Job Duties:

  • Accountable for managing business relationships and results from assigned agents for all Personal Auto, Homeowners, Dwelling Properties, Mobile Homeowners, Farmowners, and Umbrella business.
  • Examines new policies and in-force business to develop and analyze exposures within company guidelines.
  • Applies pricing, deductibles, and coverages for eligible risks insuring adequate premium and profitable results.
  • Within authority, renders decisions to approve, modify, or decline new or in-force risks; makes well-developed recommendations on risks beyond authority. Recommends alternative sources of coverage as appropriate.
  • Processes underwriter-initiated cancellations and non-renewals and any associated reinstatements.
  • Prepares quotes, explains underwriting policies/procedures, and provides training on products and processes.
  • Evaluates large loss potential and handles accordingly to manage total exposure; authorizes reinsurance within defined authority.
  • Collaborates with Marketing and Analytics to review agent performance and coordinate effective plans for proactive agent engagement.
  • Conducts consistently professional interactions with agencies to build strong working relationships.
  • Maintains transactional output that meets regulatory requirements and organizational expectations; performs daily administrative tasks to assure all information files are up-to-date.


  • Exhibits a sound understanding of property and casualty principles including the company distribution system, the needs of customers, and the insurance business climate to effectively influence underwriting decisions.
  • Identifies critical issues, evaluates facts, and makes decisive and sound decisions within areas of responsibility.
  • Understands and is committed to achieving company’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Possesses, or is actively pursuing, professional insurance training and other related education.
  • Demonstrates personal computer literacy; utilizes all relevant company automation to optimum productivity in evaluating underwriting risks.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail; utilizes time and available resources effectively.
  • Shows personal integrity, inspires trust, and sets a positive example through a strong work ethic, commitment, and enthusiasm.
  • Demonstrates ethical work manner in dealing with confidential information.
  • Obtains and maintains Virginia and/or Pennsylvania property and casualty insurance license.


  • Four-year undergraduate degree preferred; associate degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Insurance experience preferred.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

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