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Remote Life Insurance Staff Underwriter

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4418

Job Description:

Remote Life Insurance Staff Underwriter

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

 

Life Insurance Staff Underwriter

 

At Globe Life we are always looking to connect with talented Life Insurance Underwriters who can play a key role in the company’s growth. This year will be an exciting time to join our Underwriting Team.

 

We are actively networking with Underwriters because we anticipate this team due to our growth. If you are interested in learning more about underwriting opportunities at Globe Life and you are open to a new opportunity, connect with us today. You can apply to this role by clicking the Apply button and submit your application for immediate consideration.

 

We offer a competitive salary and a robust benefits package, including 401(k) match, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short and long-term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and other career development opportunities.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Staff Underwriter is responsible for screening life insurance applications for selection of risks rendering an issue standard, rate, or decline disposition with the guidance of an underwriter or written guidelines.  The person will handle the implementation of underwriting policies and procedures related to the processing of new business and underwriting processes as related to other department processes. All duties require identification of medical terminology, identification of prescription medications, use of the Swiss Re Underwriting manual, and evaluation of MIB, phone calls, motor vehicle records, lab results, paramedical exams, and medical records.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for screening life insurance applications including trial applications for selection of risks rendering either an issue standard, rate, or reject disposition with the guidance of an underwriter or written guidelines
  • Implementation of underwriting policies and procedures related to the processing of new business and other department processes
  • Implementation of medical guidelines using the Swiss Re Underwriting Manual
  • MIB code reporting and interpretation of MIB code data
  • Review and evaluate results of oral saliva tests
  • Review and evaluate results of Agent verification calls and other Underwriting phone calls
  • Review and evaluate Motor Vehicle Records (MVRs)
  • Review and evaluate prescription (Rx) histories to determine associated health conditions
  • Review, summarize, and evaluate medical records (APSs)
  • Review and evaluate paramedical exams and lab results
  • Respond to customer service inquiries regarding dispositions
  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Critical thinking skills required on a daily basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent PC skills Excel, MS Word, and MS-Outlook; MS Access a plus

 

 

Required Knowledge & Experience

EDUCATION & WORK EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:

  • Some college coursework or bachelor’s degree preferred, however will consider 3-5 years life insurance industry experience in lieu of degree
  • LOMA 280/281 LOMA 290/291 required; pursuit of FLMI preferred, other industry courses will be considered
  • LOMA Underwriting (UND), required
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, required
  • 6 months to 1 year working in a UW Trainee/Junior Underwriter role
  • A combination of experience and education will be considered

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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