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Specialty Underwriter Trainee - Environmental

Job ID: 1006909
Date Posted: May 19, 2021
Department ID: MI0905 UW - TMS Environmental
Company: Maguire Insurance Agency Inc

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Job Description

Marketing Statement

Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a member of the Tokio Marine Group, designs, markets and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products for select industries.   We have been in operation since 1962 and are nationally recognized as a member of  Ward's Top 50 and rated A++ by A.M.Best.


We are looking for a Specialty Underwriter Trainee - Environmental to join our team in Walnut Creek, CA.

The PHLY E&S Trainee will participate in a training program which will include classroom based learning, on the job training, and independent study. A portion of the training program will involve shadowing of current employees across various teams. You will learn the fundamentals of the Excess and Surplus lines industry and the environmental risk management skills needed to become a successful underwriter. The program will last approximately one year.

Under direct supervision, the Specialty Underwriter Trainee, assists with the underwriting and marketing of assigned environmental products by learning the risk assessment and technical underwriting skills to determine underwriting acceptability.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Focus in Environmental Sciences, Biology, or Physical Sciences is preferred
  • Ability to establish and build healthy working relationships and partnerships with clients, vendors, and peers
  • Basic knowledge of insurance products
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and interested in learning the insurance field
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

EEO Statement

Tokio Marine Group of Companies (including, but not limited to the Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Tokio Marine America, Inc., TMNA Services, LLC, TM Claims Service, Inc. and First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In order to remain competitive we must attract, develop, motivate, and retain the most qualified employees regardless of age, color, race, religion, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, family circumstances, life experiences, marital status, military status,  sexual orientation and/or any other status protected by law. 


We offer a comprehensive benefit package, which includes tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K match. Our rich history of outstanding results and growth allow us to focus our business plan on continued growth, new products, people development and internal career opportunities.  If you enjoy working in a fast paced work environment with growth potential please apply online.

Additional information on Volunteer Benefits, Paid Vacation, Medical Benefits, Educational Incentives, Family Friendly Benefits and Investment Incentives can be found at


This position is not able to be performed within the state of Colorado.

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