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Workers’ Compensation Underwriter

Location: Norman, Oklahoma

Running a company is risky business, but Nextep’s risk management coordinators are here to help! Our risk management coordinators are analytical thinkers with strong attention to detail and the know-how to identify and minimize risk for Nextep and our employees. They work closely with our sales team to analyze risks for our clients and promote our workers’ compensation program. If you love diving into the details, working with people, and have risk-related experience, apply today!

About the role:

  • Assists with underwriting prospective Nextep clients submitted by Nextep’s Sales team for coverage under Nextep’s workers’ compensation program. Approves or declines prospective Nextep clients based on Nextep’s preferred risk appetite and works closely with Nextep’s worker’s compensation insurance carrier to assess all risk associated with Nextep’s prospective clients.
  • You’ll work closely with Nextep’s carrier to add and terminate clients off the policy, audit existing clients’ classification codes/operations using carrier provided information, NCCI Manuals, and other related resources. 
  • Bring your communication skills, because you’ll be working with our internal teams, clients, and insurance carriers to oversee the claims process. 
  • Our workers’ compensation underwriters start at $55-60K, on average. 

About you:

  • Ideally, you have a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Risk Management, but at least a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • You have 1-2 years of experience in workers’ compensation underwriting, and have a knack for customer service.
  • You exhibit a high level of problem-solving skills and commitment to quality and client satisfaction. 

About benefits:

  • 100% paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employees and their families
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Work-from-home flexibility 

About us: 

Nextep has four values that you’ll find in our employees and our clients: people, transparency, entrepreneurial spirit, and celebrating success. Our people are the core of our business, so we believe in lifting them up, celebrating their accomplishments, and hiring great coworkers for them.

We are a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), we work hand-in-hand with small and mid-sized companies to provide HR services including payroll, benefits, human resources, risk & compliance, and more. Last but not least, Nextep is a certified Great Place To Work!

“I’m thankful for Nextep, the relationships I’ve been able to create and build here, and the opportunities to learn and grow.” 

-Shannice, Risk

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