Job Description

Life / Medical Underwriter

Our client is well-respected insurance company growing rapidly across Canada looking to bring on a new Life / Medical Underwriter due to their growing business demands. This Life / Medical Underwriter will be a key part of the service and delivery team partnering with the Management team as service is this company's value proposition. 

The Life / Medical Underwriter's duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Review and assess the risk of life insurance applicants
  • Review and analyze medical and personal information in a timely manner to classify individuals insurability
  • Provide decisions based on general accepted underwriting principles and the company's underwriting guidelines
  • Communicate and explain the decision effectively to the team and respond to inquiries
  • Provide field training to advisors/brokers


  • University degree or college diploma
  • Must have minimum two years’ experience in the field of underwriting
  • Knowledge of life insurance
  • Experience or training in fields related to clinical or insurance medicine
  • Proven analytical and decision making skills using large amounts of information
  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills
  • Skillful communicator
  • Superior presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Working towards insurance industry designation

If you are qualified for this position and think you have what it takes to live up to our client's service standards, please apply today. Thank you!

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Life / Medical Underwriter
North York, Ontario
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