Commercial Lines Underwriter

About Us

The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia (MFI) is seeking a Commercial Lines Underwriter to join our underwriting team.

Founded in 1902, Mutual Fire Insurance was the first mutual insurance company headquartered in British Columbia. Today, the company provides solutions for farm, commercial, and home insurance needs from British Columbia to Ontario. Mutual Fire Insurance continuously delivers a high standard of partner service to policyholders through a wide broker network and personalized claims service to help insureds get back to normal as quickly as possible. With a unique dual policyholder structure, the Company is committed to making people a priority by creating membership initiatives, investing in technology, and supporting community projects.


The Opportunity

The Commercial Lines Underwriter role is a permanent full-time position. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing and determining risk acceptability, pricing, coverage, terms, and conditions of our Commercial Lines product.


  • Developing and maintaining strong broker partner relationships
  • Assessing and evaluating new and existing business
  • Communicating and negotiating coverage and pricing with broker partners
  • Providing and demonstrating a common-sense approach to rating, underwriting, and file documentation
  • Mentoring and offering guidance to team members
  • Applying loss control and risk management concepts
  • Maintaining market awareness of growing trends, pricing levels, and legal requirements

Here’s what you bring

  • Five to ten years of commercial lines underwriting experience focused on SME and mid-market risks
  • A proven, leadership skillset with a focus on team development
  • Commitment to personal development and expanding knowledge and education
  • Exceptional partner service
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a passion to build relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent time management and the ability to multitask
  • Strong work ethic balanced with the ability to have fun on the job
  • CIP designation, or actively working towards designation

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefit package
  • Flexible work environment, opportunity to work remotely with limited office attendance
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs

Please send your resume in confidence to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.