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Associate Underwriter I (Remote Option)

Glenmont, NY, US, 12077

American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Associate Underwriter 

Underwriting Services is seeking a full-time team member, who finds job satisfaction when working in a collaborative team-environment and enjoys stimulating work that is crucial to the success of the organization. Associate Underwriters manage front-line communication and requests from the field force, building and maintaining professional relationships. The ideal candidate should be a strong communicator who is comfortable in a fast-paced work environment, an effective multi-tasker, an efficient time manager, goal-oriented, and can perform both autonomously and as a team, while managing work assignments.


  • Assume processing responsibility for assigned states and agencies, process policy changes via the computer system, review policy information, perform rating of vehicle drivers, and verify appropriate coverages
  • Finalize data entry and authorizing issuance of policies via the computer system
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the American National policy systems
  • Maintain understanding of state guidelines, including available discounts, selection/rejection requirements, state specific forms, and updates to underwriting guidelines and rating factors
  • Review required documentation for policy changes, following up with underwriters and modify policies when applicable
  • Review new business applications for accuracy, determine if policies meet eligibility guidelines and accept, reject, and/or adjust coverage as necessary
  • Assume responsibility for incoming inquiries via phone, email, and fax from agents and others, handle overflow phone inquiries via phone system
  • Instruct agents on company guidelines and procedures, be an available resource to agents daily
  • Research agent service problems/issues to conclusion, which may include communication across departments
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; 2-year completed degree, preferred
  • Prior work experience in banking, administration, or customer service positions, desired
  • Aptitude for research, detail, and negotiation
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, work environment
  • Must be self-motivated with the desire to meet and exceed performance goals
  • Must demonstrate the aptitude to learn various systems
  • Must be a team-player, focused on the support of others
  • Must be detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Must have basic computer skills with work experience in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)


Salary for this position can range from $29,000 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $38,000 for more highly qualified candidates.  Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education.



Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Albany

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