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Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company

Policy Production Underwriter


Posted Jan 091555198

Company Information

AFM believes in giving back to the community. We have been successful over the past 125 years because of the dedication and support of our team. We have an “all under one roof” approach and live by our company values of relationships, teamwork, integrity, enthusiasm, communication and stewardship. AFM offers training, education, work life balance, wellness opportunities, community contributions and a fun and friendly working environment. 

AFM is a financially strong, policyholder owned and well-managed property and casualty Mutual insurer with written premiums of $30 million annually.  We offer farm, residential, commercial, marine and automobile protection and coverage through a dedicated network of agents and brokers.  AFM is located in close proximity to Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.

Job Description

Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company (AFM) is seeking a Policy Production Underwriter.


Primary duties include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to our policyholders through underwriting and accurate data entry required to process new business, endorsements, and policy renewals within established service and authority levels.

  • Evaluate new and renewal personal lines property and automobile insurance policies according to company guidelines to assess exposures and assign appropriate premiums, coverage’s and other conditions to the insurance contract. 

  • Recommend changes in limits, coverage’s or to the risk itself to make acceptance of new and renewal policies plausible.

Experience & Qualifications

The successful applicant will be an effective communicator who can work collaboratively with our experienced team of underwriters, agents and brokers.

This will require:

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Professional, positive and courteous interactions with customers, agents, brokers and co-workers
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, good organizational skills and the ability to work within a team environment
  • Solid attention to detail, time management and analytical skills
  • An understanding of auto and property policies, guidelines, wordings and have sound investigative, judgment and decision making abilities
  • A commitment to continuing education and involvement in industry networking opportunities

Applicants must demonstrate a common sense approach to risk with sound underwriting knowledge. 

The ideal candidate will be an insurance professional with 1-3 years of personal lines underwriting experience, possessing or working towards a CIP designation and/or appropriate education.

Those interested in this excellent opportunity can forward in confidence a resume outlining their experience, education and salary expectations by January 19th, 2018, via email to or :

1400 Northumberland Street

Ayr, ON  N0B 1E0

Attn:  Manager of HR Services

Fax: 519 632-8908

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Accommodation at Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Human Resources will work with the applicant and the selection committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Contact Information

Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Angela Johnston
519 632-7413