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Underwriting Assistant in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Underwriting Assistant

6-month temporary assignment (possible extension)

$20-$24 Hourly DOE


40 hours per week

Downtown, Portland

Great opportunity to gain a wide-range of experience in a large Insurance and Financial service provider! 

What is in it for you:

  • Local company that supports communities where we live and work
  • Supportive team environment
  • Consistent work schedule- Weekends Off

Key objective for the Role:

  • Establish proposal files.  Serve as main contact for proposal submissions and confirm proposal receipt.
  • Provide pre-underwriting support and backup proposal drafting for complex or custom proposals.
  • Review new group application submissions.  Assist underwriters with evaluation of new group application materials.  Accurately enter new group
  • Monitor outstanding requests for information.  Communicate underwriting decisions in accordance with legal requirements.  Act as point of contact for applicants.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be process oriented
  • Must have previous data entry experience
  • Strong customer service skills both written and verbal
  • Quick to learn new material
  • Must have Intermediate or Advanced Microsoft Excel Knowledge
  • Must pass pre-employment screenings: Drug Screen, Background Check and Education Verification.


High school diploma plus one to three years post-secondary education or equivalent.

How to apply: Please email Maureen Wehrley at or Liisa Erickson at or call the Volt Portland Branch at (503) 227-3332.