Gridiron Insurance Underwriters has a paid internship opportunity available for 2022. This internship will help our intern in many areas of the insurance field, including commercial insurance, marketing, claims, and loss control. The exposure our intern will get will help enrich their education experience, broaden their insurance knowledge and challenge their skillsets through training, research and mentorship. The internship will include a rotation between our various insurance programs to give a broadened view of the many fields available.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.
Answer phone inquiries, direct calls, and provide basic company information; oversee mail deliveries, packages, and couriers.
Examines documents such as application forms, inspection reports, insurance maps and past claims to determine degree of risk from such factors as applicant financial standing, business operations, loss experience, and value and condition of property, inventory and equipment.
Reviews loss control surveys and takes action where necessary.
Select appropriate forms/endorsements and manually issues policies.
Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks
Take notes and memos during meetings; type documents, drafts, and reports; sort and manage files.
Learn basic rating principles according to company underwriting and pricing guidelines within individual underwriting authority limits, and ensures standards for timeliness are met.
Ability to think critically and evaluate technical risk to skills.
Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in process; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to recognize problems, evaluate alternatives and find solutions
Strong customer orientation, excellent interpersonal skills, communicates tactfully and candidly
Team player with a commitment to company values
Established ability in building relationships at all levels of the organization
Basic Insurance Knowledge is a plus
Nonessential Skills and Experience: N/A
An individual must have the ability to safely and successfully perform all the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Individual must be able to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. In addition, Individual must maintain compliance with all company and personnel policies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: while performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee may occasionally lift 25 pounds. Specific vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This list of job responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Gridiron Insurance Underwriters reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
Gridiron Insurance Underwriters was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Plantation-Florida, we are a dedicated Program Manager and MGU. Gridiron is strategically placed to manage insurance facilities and affinity based program business on a regional and national basis. With a disciplined and consistent underwriting approach, we are committed to creating, underwriting and disseminating custom program solutions.