Hub International Production Underwriter in Burnaby, British Columbia

HUB International provides products and services in all areas of insurance, including Commercial, Personal and Employee Benefits. We are the leading insurance broker in BC and across Canada, and are ranked among the world's top 10 insurance brokerages. We are committed to providing the best coverage, value and service based on the strength of our vast global resources and solid local relationships.

Production Underwriter


  • Underwrite new and renewal business, cancellations and endorsements

  • Provide underwriting support on all in-house programs including strata, mining, and others

  • Economical In House Facility (IHF)

  • Sovereign IHF

  • Lloyd’s IHF

  • Aviva Machinery Breakdown

  • Other new IHF markets as they come aboard

  • Work with Marketing teams and Producers on risk placements on the IHF’s

  • Grow in-house facilities profitability

  • Review and Monitor company figures, commitments, earthquake limits and loss ratios

  • Follow Underwriting Guidelines, info/instruction summaries for Marketing team

  • Audits (prepare and participate with auditors, reply to requests)

  • Participate in renewal process of IHF and in periodic meetings as required

  • Review existing book of HUB business to see if current accounts can be re-written through our in-house facilities

  • Liaise with 360 Dept and Marketing teams on initiatives to increase the in-house placements

  • Policy Works

  • Rate & underwrite within the policy works system

  • Facilitate workshops for Commercial Lines employees as related to in-house product, visit branch offices to drum up business

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills, Characteristics & Qualifications

  • Level 2 General Insurance License

  • Minimum 8 years progressive Commercial Insurance underwriting experience, broker experience considered an asset

  • Superior risk assessment ability

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Completion of industry-related designation (CAIB, CIP, CRM, etc), or actively working on completion

Your future with HUB:

HUB International’s Greater Vancouver location is based out of Burnaby, BC with offices throughout the Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley. We offer comprehensive benefits, group RRSP matching, complete tuition / course / certification coverage, and exciting opportunities for advancement. Our brand new head office on Still Creek Drive is LEEDs certified and has a complimentary on site fitness facility, locker room & showers, bike room, outdoor running trails, and a shuttle from Gilmore Station for those who transit.

We offer:

  • Competitive wages

  • Flexible work hours

  • Complete tuition financing

  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth

Choose a career with HUB International and take the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction. By joining HUB you will become part of a rapidly growing company that offers significant opportunity for learning, development, growth as well as advancement.

Location: Canada, British Columbia, Burnaby
Required Education: High school or equivalent
Required Experience: 5-7 years
Required Travel: No travel required
Date published: 14-May-2018
Department: Underwriting
Ref#: P2774_20180501