Reports to
Assistant Vice-President, Chief Underwriter
Waterloo, Ontario
Job Status
Permanent, Full-Time


  • Risk assessment and classification for life and critical illness insurance according to Equitable Life’s philosophy and standards.
  • Providing excellent customer service and building positive relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Compliance with legislative requirements, consumer regulation and reinsurance treaties as they apply to privacy, disclosure and risk classification.
  • Mentoring and taking referrals from underwriters, case managers and issue staff.
  • Handle rescinds and provide underwriting advice on claim referrals.
  • Contribution to continuous enhancement of underwriting processes and procedures.



  • Bilingual in French and English is preferred
  • 3+ years of Life Underwriting experience.
  • Bilingualism in French and English is preferred.
  • Strong medical knowledge and understanding of non-medical risk factors.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • FLMI /FALU designation or currently working towards.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and participation in education enhancement to remain current with medical knowledge and industry underwriting trends.

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