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Underwriter Assistant – WBI Surrey Office

Full Time | Burnaby Office

We are currently looking for an Underwriting Assistant (s) to join our WBI Home Warranty team in our Surrey office. In this role, you will collaborate with Account Manager(s)/& the Executive(s) to assist in the administration when required. Initiate, manage, complete and process warranty membership renewals for our client’s accounts. This position requires a positive attitude, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a high paced environment.

Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc. is one of the largest privately held construction brokerages in Western Canada. WMB has dedicated teams focused exclusively on insurance, surety, warranty, and risk management services. We have strategically positioned ourselves into what we consider the four corners of BC. Since 1981 we have grown to employ over 250 people in 10 geographic locations: Lower Mainland, Okanagan (Kelowna), Kamloops, Northern BC (Prince George), Victoria, Alberta, and Ontario. Our strength is our people and their expertise – We Care. We Help.
  • Underwriting Assistant (2) Positions to fill)
    1. Full time position
    2. In office only (no remote opportunity) in Surrey, BC
    3. Duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to the following tasks listed below:
      • Initiate, manage and complete and process warranty membership renewals for current clients.
      • Process and verify accuracy of information and forms.
      • Verify and update policy addresses in accordance with department policies.
      • Abeyance and follow up on outstanding payments.
      • Abeyance and follow up on estimated completion dates and outstanding information.
      • Provide high level of service to clients.
      • Maintain a current understanding of the acts and regulations regarding home warranty insurance in each province we operate in
      • Provide administrative support to underwriters.
      • Provide administrative support to other departments when required.
      • Provide administrative support to Account Managers and Executive Team when required.
      • Participate and contribute to a cohesive and functional group environment.
      • Register new homes under the new home warranty in accordance with department policies when required.
      • Cancel new homes under the new home warranty in accordance with department policies when required.
    4. Qualifications
      • Office and data entry experience (minimum 2 years)
      • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products particularly outlook, word and excel.
      • Second language such as Punjabi, Hindi, Chinese is an asset.
      • Level 1 insurance license is preferred.
    5. Skills
      • Analytical skills
      • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
      • Ability to multi-task and performs well under pressure.
      • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
      • High level of problem-solving skills and the ability to think outside the box.
      • Team player
      • Strong organizational and planning skills
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Professional etiquette and mannerisms
    6. Compensation
      • Salary ranges from $48,000.00 to $53,000.00 depending on experience and insurance licensing.
      • 3 weeks vacation
      • Company benefits program
  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.