• UW - Specialty Casualty - UW - Specialty Casualty, Special Risks
  • Hybrid Work Environment, CT, USA
  • Full Time
  • Med/Dental/Vision; Company Paid Life/STD/LTD; Matching 401(k);Hybrid, Flexible Work Environment; Open Vacation Policy

Assistant Underwriter, Special Risks – Specialty Casualty

Hybrid Work Environment - Middleton, WI / Hartford, CT / New York, NY


Want to join an exciting and collaborative company that offers competitive compensation and benefits packages – including an innovative open vacation plan; generous paid sick and family bonding leave; fully vested matching 401k; Company Paid Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability plans; professional and educational growth opportunities, hybrid, flexible and casual work environment, and recognition for exceptional performance?

CapSpecialty seeks a dynamic, versatile Assistant Underwriter to add to its experienced, team-oriented staff. This individual will be responsible for various aspects of underwriting accounts within authority.  Assist underwriters in all areas of the underwriting process, including gathering, screening, analyzing and evaluating information on new and existing accounts.  Make recommendations to the underwriters based on this evaluation and provide exceptional customer service to agents.

Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree, or equivalent
  • 1+ years of insurance industry experience in an administrative or support role preferred
  • Completion of or continuing work towards industry certification is encouraged.


Essential skills:


  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to think outside the box and a willingness to challenge conventional thinking.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good multitasking and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of basic industry concepts.
  • Technically competent in all standard business software applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering Commercial Property and Casualty, Professional Liability, Surety and Fidelity products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. By working with select partners through a limited distribution model, CapSpecialty's creative, hard-working team provides personalized service and cultivates mutually successful partnerships to deliver positive results. CapSpecialty's carriers have an A ("Excellent") rating from A.M. Best, writing both admitted and non-admitted policies on the paper of Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company – subsidiaries of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC, part of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y). For more information please visit our website.

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