• - UW - E&O
  • Hartford, CT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Med/Dental/Vision; Company Paid Life/STD/LTD; 401(k) Match; Hybrid, Flexible Work Environment; Open Vacation Plan & Add'l Generous Paid Time Off


Hybrid - CT/WI/NY/Possible Remote


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


CapSpecialty® is seeking an experienced, business-focused senior level Environmental Liability Underwriter.  With an emphasis on providing quality service to our wholesale production partners, in addition to underwriting, this individual will be responsible for building and nurturing a book of business with a dedicated network and providing an advanced level of underwriting analysis to their team.  The risks and exposures evaluated are generally complex and require critical thinking and creative coverage solutions.  TheSenior Underwriter demonstrates excellent underwriting skills and a detailed knowledge of rates, forms, pricing strategies, terms, conditions and relationship development and management. 


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in a technical field or risk management – Environmental Sciences preferred.
  • Minimum 4-7 years of professional underwriting experience with strong emphasis in environmental liability:  site pollution liability, contractor's pollution liability, storage tank liability, general liability, and excess liability. 
  • Experience in assisting with the development of guidelines, forms, rates, and applications.
  • Completion or continuing work towards Certification in CIC, IIA, CPCU, or other programs approved by leadership. 


Essential skills:

  • Knowledge of pollution insurance products, insurance contracts, basic accounting, risk management techniques, and state regulations. 
  • Skill in communicating verbally and in writing; skilled in using the internet and multiple software programs. 
  • Ability to think clearly and quickly, work independently and efficiently, as well as work with others to analyze and problem solve.


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 and are part of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y). For more information please visit our website.


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