Surety Underwriter (Senior OR Specialist) - IW-8081

Date of modification: May 28, 2021

Job number: IW-8081


Job title: Surety Underwriter (Senior OR Specialist)

Location: Airdrie, Burnaby, Calgary, Cochrane, Edmonton, Kelowna, Okotoks, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg


The Opportunity:

Our client is looking for a Surety Underwriter who can demonstrate capability for outstanding customer service and building long term relationships. Evaluate risks and negotiate proper rates for contracts that align with our client’s philosophy and support a profitable book of business.

The Employer:

Our client is a firm believer that great experience matters for both their employees and their clients. The foundation of their company starts with their employees who are bright, curious and collaborate in a positive forward-thinking manner. Our client offers a comprehensive total reward package, including a holistic approach to your overall well being. They have a commitment to positively impact Canadian businesses, families, and communities.

About You:

You have a valid driver’s licence and insurance and are able to travel occasionally.  You are extremely detailed oriented and can focus for extended periods of time. You have a high degree of confidentiality and discretion. You maintain a knowledge of surety trends, can search for solutions to complex problems and think outside the box on underwriting risks. 

Necessary qualifications include:

  • Post-secondary education in Finance, Economics, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CIP or FCIP is an asset
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional working knowledge of: Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Productively manage multiple priorities and projects

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 If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.



  • City: Calgary
  • Market segment: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CIP, CIP Partial Completion
  • Expertise: Underwriting , Surety
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years