Underwriting Assistant - 8324 - IW-8324

Date of modification: January 14, 2022

Job number: IW-8324


Job title: Underwriting Assistant - 8324

Location: Vancouver


The Opportunity:

This is a terrific opportunity for a recent university graduate looking for a fantastic career in insurance. An Underwriting Assistant is a great start with on-the-job training to gain knowledge in the underwriting department. Responsibilities include providing technical and administrative support to underwriting files, familiarization and application of best business practices and communicating successfully with underwriters and brokers to get essential information on files. Or alternatively if you have already tried your hand at underwriting and looking to take a step back; this role is perfect for a long-term assistant.

The Employer:

This insurer has a long rich history in providing commercial, personal, and specialized insurance throughout Canada. They are also enthusiastic about creating success in their youth and promoting environmental responsibility.

About you:

You are excited to hit the ground running and are genuinely interested in the business of insurance. You have a positive personality and have knowledge of computer systems such as PC, email, and internet. You are motivated, are looking forward to a challenge and are ready for this new chapter.

Necessary qualifications include:

  • University/College degree an asset
  • 1 -2 years insurance experience
  • Strong analytical skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the company.
  • Maintain confidentiality of company-sensitive data.

About Us:

DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Katie Ellwood at 587-952-5076 or forward your resume in confidence to Katie@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.



  • City: Vancouver
  • Market segment: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: Exp. equivalent to University/College, University Degree
  • Expertise: Underwriting
  • Minimum experience required: 1 to 2 Years