• - Commercial Surety UW - CA
  • Walnut Creek, CA, USA
  • 69,855
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Open Vacation Plan; Matching 401(k); Co. Paid Life Ins, STD, LTD; Generous Paid Sick & Family Bonding Leave; Tuition & Educational Reimbursements

Assistant Underwriter– Surety & Fidelity



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

CapSpecialty seeks a dynamic, versatile individual to add to its experienced, team-oriented staff. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of the underwriting process including gathering, screening, analyzing and evaluating information on new and existing accounts.  Make underwriting decisions within letter of authority.  Make recommendations to the underwriters for accounts outside authority and provide superior customer service to agents.

Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree, or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of surety industry experience in an administrative, underwriting support or bond assistant role  
  • Exposure to or some experience with financial statement and/or financial analysis preferred. 

Essential skills: 

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, multi-task, problem solve, pay attention to detail and meet deadlines. 
  • Knowledge of basic industry concepts and word processing software programs and spreadsheet software. 
  • Ability to work independently, while working as a part of a team. 
  • Knowledge of financial statements and ability to analyze financial information.

CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance and bonds for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering commercial Casualty, Professional Liability, Surety and Fidelity products in all 50 states and the 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 on the paper of Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company – Berkshire Hathaway companies. For more information please visit


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