(D980) - Personal Lines Underwriting Assistant - Summer Student

(D980) - Personal Lines Underwriting Assistant - Summer Student

30 Mar

30 Mar



Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates,

donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.

Job Overview

Working under general supervision, the Underwriting Assistant is responsible for providing general office support to the underwriting department while providing a superior service experience.

Job Responsibilities

Perform data entry activities.

Assist with customer inquiries; including payment processing where applicable.

Distribute of work to underwriters.

Perform follow up activities for policy transactions.

Prepare, sort and distribute of incoming and outgoing mail.

Perform daily filing activities.

Provide switchboard and reception relief.

Ensure all resource materials are kept up to date, including training materials.

Work effectively towards the goals of the team.

Build positive working relationships with internal and external parties.

Perform other duties as assigned.


High School diploma.

Post-secondary education an asset.

Willingness to enroll in a Property and Casualty Industry Designation or certificate.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Demonstrated attention to detail with an eye for accuracy.

Demonstrated customer service skills.

Demonstrated communication skills.

Ability to prioritize daily tasks.


Wawanesa is proud to provide our students with a respectful, challenging , and rewarding work environment. As the students are immersed into our collaborative and enjoyable workplace and teams, they will learn and develop the skills and practices that will enable them to excel in their industry and their careers.

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.

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