About the Company
"It pays to be Selective."
Especially when it comes to a challenging career. At Selective Insurance, we specialize in
developing careers for people who share our values of commitment, integrity and extraordinary
service. As one of America's leading regional property and casualty insurance companies we
provide a broad range of products to an expanding market in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and
Midwestern U.S. A.M. Best has rated Selective A+ (Superior) for an unprecedented 44 years,
citing the company's solid capitalization, historically favorable operating performance and
strong regional market presence.
About the Opportunity
Senior Bond Underwriter – Columbus, Ohio
Selective is seeking an individual to evaluate commercial surety and fidelity as well as
contract accounts submitted by producers, to market our bond products to our producers, and to
service/underwrite existing bond accounts and who under technical and moderate direction, works
with broader limits and authority on assignments of moderate technical complexity, hazard
grade, premium and coordination.
Some essential duties of this position are as follows:
A diverse and challenging bond underwriting position involving the development and use of
skills necessary to underwrite commercial surety and fidelity as well as contract accounts.
The review of financial statements and financial analysis of contractors and other business
entities will be stressed through the use and interpretation of spreadsheet based computer
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and a willingness to learn will be
Outside marketing and production skills must be strong as agency and account interaction is a
critical aspect of this position.
• Exceptional time management skills.
• Excellent analytical, oral, & written communication skills are required.
• Experience with spreadsheet based PC applications.
• Marketing and customer relation skills.
. 2+ years of BondUnderwriting
. Handle a territory size of minimum of 10 million.
. Work within an Authority Grant of a combined Level 3 and Level 4.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics or CPCU, AFSB, AAIF, or other
Experience in commercial and contract surety as well as fidelity underwriting.
College Degree, Business School or Masters Degree
Association in Underwriting
Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI)
'While all responses are appreciated, Selective will only contact candidates in whom we have
an interest in discussing employment opportunities.' No Agencies/No Phone Calls.
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package
includes matching 401k, annual cash incentive based on business and individual performance,
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, and
Flexible Spending Accounts in addition to our paid time off plan. Other benefits include Short
& Long Term Disability, Stock Purchase Program and confidential Employee Assistance Program.
Job training programs and tuition reimbursement are also available.
*Selective Insurance proudly supports Affirmative Action. Selective Insurance is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Selective Insurance is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Applicants encouraged to confidentially
self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background
investigation. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates
whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.