• - UW - D&O
  • Short Hills, NJ, USA
  • Full Time
  • Med/Dental/Vision; Company Paid Life/STD/LTD; 401(k) Match; Hybrid, Flexible Work Environment; Open Vacation Plan & Add'l Generous Paid Time Off

Underwriter OR Senior Underwriter - D&O

Hybrid – CT/NJ


Want to join an exciting and collaborative company that offers competitive compensation and benefits packages – including an open vacation plan; generous paid sick and family bonding leave; matching 401k; Company Paid Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability plans; professional and educational growth opportunities, hybrid, flexible work environment, and recognition for exceptional performance?

CapSpecialty is looking for an ambitious underwriter or senior underwriter on its growing D&O team.  The position requires a motivated individual who can be cross trained on multiple management liability platforms such as Public, Private, Not-For-Profit, and Healthcare D&O.  The producer base which the underwriter will be responsible for is comprised of a nationwide group of the best wholesale brokers in the industry. Individual responsibility for various aspects of underwriting accounts within authority comprising all areas of the underwriting process.

Education & Experience:

Underwriter Role:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent
    • 1-3 years of insurance industry experience in a commercial underwriting role preferred.
    • Completion or continuing work towards industry certification (i.e. CIC, IIA, CPCU, RPLU) is preferred and encouraged.

Senior Underwriter Role:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
    • 3 – 5 years of commercial underwriting experience working with Wholesale and/or Retail Brokers.  Experience in assisting with the development of guidelines, forms, rates, and applications. 
    • Knowledge of insurance contracts, financial statements, risk management techniques, and State regulations. 
    • Completion or continuing work towards industry certification (i.e. CIC, IIA, CPCU, RPLU) is preferred.


Essential skills:

  • Ability to develop familiarity with a wide variety of businesses and organizations, the services they provide, as well as the regulatory, legislative, legal and economic factors that affect them.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact well with internal and external resources at all levels.
  • Good multitasking and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to problem solve and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of basic industry concepts.
  • Technically competent in all standard business software applications, including MS Office.


 CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering Commercial Professional Liability, Surety and Fidelity products in all 50 states and District of Columbia. By working with select partners through a limited distribution model, CapSpecialty's creative, hard-working team provides personalized service and cultivates mutually successful partnerships to deliver positive results. CapSpecialty's carriers have an A ("Excellent") rating from A.M. Best, writing both admitted and non-admitted policies as a subsidiary of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC, part of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y).


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