• Underwriter I

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Danville
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc. (CCMSI) is a leading Third Party Administrator in self-insurance services headquartered in Danville, IL.  We are guided by core values including integrity, insisting on excellence and being passionately focused on customer service.  Those values, coupled with our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), engage ownership with our employees and offers top of the line customer service for both our internal and external clients. 


    This is a perfect opportunity to work in a growing, dynamic work environment.  CCMSI’s emphasis is on customer service and you will be expected to set and achieve performance goals in a challenging and growing team environment. 


    The Underwriter I position is responsible reviewing individual risks for assigned program to determine underwriting acceptability, approving, referring and rejecting risks based on authority and carrier policies, and guidelines. Also, reviews client property and casualty insurance policies in CAST for validity and data entry into policy management system (Visions). Performs updates to policies and policyholders in policy management system, inputs First Reports of Injuries (FROI’s) for select clients, enters class codes in Vision, runs reports for renewal of policies, accuracy of information and at request of internal/external clients. Work closely with underwriting team on various projects as needed.


    1. Determine the acceptability, quality and profitability of new and renewal business to achieve overall loss ratio objective. Refers items outside of authority to management/carrier.
    2.  Markets, supports and promotes program underwriting policies and objectives to agents, board and members.
    3.  Demonstrates commitment to team goals and objectives.
    4.  Provides timely, courteous and efficient service to agents, board and members.
    5.  Participates in available education courses.
    6.  Informs management of activities and problems within assigned program.
    7.  Performs other related duties as required or requested.
    8. Data entry into Visions and/or iCE.
    9. Provides all routine policy maintenance functions including, but not limited to, changes in names, addresses, terminations, addition of job codes and addition of locations for all clients.
    10. Provides timely, courteous and efficient service to internal departments and clients. Should be able to communicate to carriers, brokers, information service, account managers, claim adjusters & customer service unit.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                                                                    

    Associate degree and two years business experience or Bachelor degree required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Organizational and presentation ability, professional manner and mathematical aptitude. Some insurance background helpful. Flexibility, accuracy, initiative a must. Ability to work as a team member in a rapidly-changing environment.


    Computer Skills                                                              

    Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    None required.




    Physical Demands

    The physical demands 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.



    Object Handling Category

    Work requires the ability to lift/carry objects routinely as follows:   Light Lifting:      No lifting of objects weighing more than 15 pounds on a regular basis.



    Other Physical Demands


    Work requires the ability to sit or stand up to 7.5 or more hours at a time.


    Work requires sufficient auditory and visual acuity to interact with others



    Responsible for upholding the CCMSI Core Values & Principles which include: performing with integrity; passionately focus on client service; embracing a client-centered vision; maintaining contagious enthusiasm for our clients; searching for the best ideas; looking upon change as an opportunity; insisting upon excellence; creating an atmosphere of excitement, informality and trust; focusing on the situation, issue, or behavior, not the person; maintaining the self-confidence and self-esteem of others; maintaining constructive relationships; taking the initiative to make things better; and leading by example.


    CCMSI is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Vision, Flexible Spending, Life, ESOP and 401K.




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