Personal Lines Underwriter

Southern Trust Insurance - Macon GA - Full-Time

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Southern Trust employees have been meeting the needs of independent agents and our customers since 1968. A career at Southern Trust provides an opportunity to take part in a team-oriented, challenging, and rewarding work environment. Our company is built on trust, relationships, and service to our team members, agents, and customers. We are looking for energetic, passionate people to help grow our company.


Under the direction of the Personal Lines Supervisor, the Personal Lines Underwriter uses professional expertise to evaluate the acceptability of risks associated with new and renewal insurance applications from agents. Professionals in this role determine coverage as well as risk acceptability. This role requires the individual to continually use their knowledge of underwriting, sound judgement, and reasoning skills when making decisions to minimize risk and contribute to a profitable portfolio. An underwriter also assists with business development and growth by building relationships with independent agents.

Essential Functions


People Management – None


Job Requirements, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Personal Characteristics

Physical Conditions/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Southern Trust offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which offers health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. We offer a 401K savings plan with a generous match , profit sharing, health reimbursement account, flexible spending accounts, paid leave and holidays, and business casual dress. Southern Trust is built upon teamwork and equal opportunity and is committed to developing and implementing a program of nondiscrimination. Southern Trust subscribes to the principles of an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, interview, hire, classify, select for training, promotion, demotion, discipline, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, termination, and recall on the basis of merit and qualification without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, physical disability, genetic information, sex, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

How to Apply

To apply, please send an email with "Personal Lines Underwriter" in the subject line. Please also include your name, contact information, and resume in the email. We look forward to hearing from you!