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Associate Underwriter

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Roseville, CA, US, 95661

Job Type:  Administrative
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Years of Experience: 

RT Specialty, a division of Ryan Specialty is looking for an Associate Underwriter to join our Roseville team! We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. Ryan Specialty has been named one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces by Newsweek, and has been named 2021 top Insurance Employer by Insurance Business America.

Position Summary:

The Associate Underwriter performs tasks which assist in meeting production goals by acting as a liaison for underwriters, brokers, and customers and assisting with tasks and training associated with underwriting.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as liaison between Underwriters and brokers by responding to inquiries, working with brokers to obtain information needed to quote, and providing revised quotes as requested.
  • Acts as liaison between Underwriters and internal employees by answering questions and providing underwriting information that is needed to service accounts (regarding binding, endorsements, cancellation, certificates, inspections, and any other underwriting related items).
  • Acts as liaison between the Underwriters and carriers by sending submissions to the carrier at the request of the Underwriter, obtaining additional information that the carrier needs in order to provide a quote, following up with the carriers for quotes, contacting the carrier with questions that need the carriers involvement, and responding to questions that the carrier has regarding polices that we have issued. 
  • Processes new/renewal quotes received from our carriers or per the direction of the Underwriter. 
  • Handles short-term polices that will be expiring by reaching out to the broker to see if extensions will be needed, quoting those extensions, and sending requests to extend the policy to our endorsement team or the carrier for processing. 
  • Backs up Underwriters and Underwriting Assistants when they are out of the office or otherwise unavailable. 
  • Assists with training and/or cross-training other Underwriting Assistants and Inspection Representatives and assists with other Underwriting Assistant Team members’ tasks as needed. 


  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years Property/Casualty insurance experience, 5 years preferred.
  • Ability to establish collaborative working relationships and actively develop them to effectively accomplish work objectives.
  • Work cooperatively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions to enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Ability to multi-task; set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals and evaluate processes/results.
  • Ability to perform job duties and manage workload with little or no supervision.
  • Must be punctual, and demonstrate initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while consistently maintaining accuracy and strong attention to detail.


Ryan Specialty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Ryan Specialty seeks to offer our employees a comprehensive and best-in-class benefits package that helps them — and their family members — achieve their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing goals. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce that allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance. We understand that you have a life outside of work. That's why we offer paid time off for vacation, sick and personal days. In addition, we offer paid parental leave and paid company holidays.  


Ryan Specialty values a diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves, and we are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. Ryan Specialty provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Ryan Specialty is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative-action employer.  


The target salary range for this position is $65,000-$70,000 annually. The wage range for this role considers many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, licensure and certification, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time roles are eligible for bonuses and benefits. For additional information on Ryan Specialty Total Rewards, visit our website 


We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation at 


The above is intended to describe this job's general requirements. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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