Senior Surety Contract Bond Underwriter

Underwriter Sacramento, California

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    Sacramento, California

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC

Surety Senior Contract Bond Underwriter




Why Tokio Marine HCC?

Standing still is not an option in the current world of Insurance. TMHCC is one of the world’s leading Specialty Insurers. With deep expertise in our chosen lines of business, our unparalleled track record and a solid balance sheet, TMHCC evaluates and manages risk like no one else in the industry. Looking beyond profit, empowering our people and delivering on our commitments are at the core of our customer values, and so is a desire to grow and provide creative and innovative solutions to our clients.


Our Surety Group office in Sacramento, California has an opening for a Senior Contract Bond Underwriter. We’re looking for someone who thinks out-of-the-box to provide creative solutions to meet the needs of all surety parties, who is highly skilled with assessing risk, and who is skilled with cultivating partnerships for long-term growth and business development. 


Performance Objectives and Timeline

  • During the first 30 days: Get to know the TMHCC Surety Group team, get up to speed on our systems, surety underwriting policies, procedures and philosophy, and internal resources.
  • During the first 3 months: Establish and build agency relationships, manage the underwriting of a contract and commercial surety book of business.
  • During the first 6 months and beyond: Develop business objectives, implement strategies to grow the regional surety business.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience
  • Minimum of five years of relevant and progressive underwriting experience - including with contract surety bonds - that includes a strong working knowledge of state laws and operating procedures
  • Success characteristics:
    • Collaborative, team-first perspective
    • Excellent analytical and documentation skills
    • Keen eye for accuracy, details, thoroughness
    • Customer service mindset – responsive with external customers and internal colleagues
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent, clear written and verbal communication skills

Office and Travel Expectations

  • Currently hybrid (on-site/remote)
  • Travel possibly 20% of the time, both locally and out of state.

For candidates working in person or remotely in Sacramento, California, the reasonable pay range for this specific position is $91,400 to $125,600 annually.  

The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the Company. The Company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of color, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local pay equity laws. The salary range is the range THMCC, in good faith, believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future, and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. Even within the pay range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market and business considerations.


What we offer

Just as the Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is customer-centric, we are also employee-centric offering our employees a competitive salary and employee benefit package, strong learning culture, collaboration, 401K match, paid parental leave, hybrid work schedule, travel opportunities and an opportunity to love what you do.


The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit for more information about our companies.