Careers at AMERIND

Join Our Team. Make a Difference at AMERIND.

At AMERIND, every team member contributes to our mission of Tribes Protecting Tribes. When you join our team, you will help ensure that our clients and policyholders can access the affordable and sustainable services that protect Tribal Nations, businesses, and individuals.  

Our organization is searching for exceptional individuals interested in the success of our mission and the well-being of our client base. Please find a list of current open positions below.

AMERIND offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees. 100% employer paid benefits for you and eligible dependents. Educational assistance to expand your insurance knowledge and earn your degree.

Commercial Lines Underwriter

Job Summary
Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate the degree of risk involved, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused  
  • Detailed Oriented  
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills  
  • Planning and Organizing  
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)  
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills  
  • Interpersonal Skills  
  • Math skills

Personal Lines Underwriter

Job Summary
Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate the degree of risk involved, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused  
  • Detailed Oriented  
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills  
  • Planning and Organizing  
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)  
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills  
  • Interpersonal Skills  
  • Math skills 

Risk Control Consultant

Job Summary
Advises and consults directly with AMERIND customer base on best practices and high standards for risk management for Tribal operations and enterprises. Brings value to members and customers through risk control consultation and safety training while helping to improve loss experience. Supports and collaborates with AMERIND Underwriting, Claims, and other operating units as needed.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective communication skills, active listening, and technical writing skills
  • Strong analytical thinking abilities and a people-centered approach to solutions
  • Culturally sensitive and emotionally intelligent

Risk Control Technician

Job Summary
Supports the goals and objectives of AMERIND’s Risk Control unit. Advises and works with clients on best practices to reduce loss and protect assets. Conducts analysis to help members and customers identify and control risk. Provides safety training and resources. Brings value and delivers customer service.   

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking  
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Interest in viewing issues from multiple perspectives 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Willingness to be mentored and coached 

Senior Risk Control Consultant

Job Summary
Provides consultative risk control services to AMERIND members and customers, working in an advisory capacity to make risk management and safety recommendations. Brings value to clients and broker partners, protecting assets, mitigating losses, and reducing the likelihood of loss. Serves AMERIND Underwriting with detailed reports from commercial property surveys, liability risk assessments, transportation audits, high hazard evaluations, and risk control evaluations. 

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Effective communication skills, active listening, and technical writing 
  • Strong analytical thinking abilities and a people-centered approach to solutions 
  • Ability to assess and analyze complex risk exposures across multiple industries 
  • Culturally sensitive and emotionally intelligent 
  • Interest in discovering and developing new ideas and viewing issues from multiple perspectives

Senior Underwriter

Job Summary
The Senior Underwriter is responsible for risk evaluation, selection, pricing, and retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions. Requires demonstration of a high level of proficiency and knowledge in commercial, personal, worker’s compensation and auto lines of business.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriter I

Job Summary
Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate the degree of risk involved, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriter II

Job Summary
Advanced experience in underwriting. Underwriter is responsible for risk evaluation, selection, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partner, third party administrators or financial institutions.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriting Technician

Job Summary
To provide technical assistance and support services to the Underwriting team and management, with appropriate approval.  Underwriting tech handles several aspects of policy processing and issuance, which include new business and/or renewal preparation; endorsement processing; cancellations; and/or all other policy processing associated tasks. Ability to balance attentiveness to detail with deadlines and prioritization needs.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical and Decision making skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Underwriting/Accounting Technician

Job Summary
Provides technical assistance and support services to the Underwriting and Finance teams. This position handles several aspects of policy processing and issuance, which include new business and/or renewal preparation; endorsement processing; cancellations; and/or all other policy processing-associated tasks. Performs a variety of routine to complex day-to-day operations that involve processing of transactions, reconciliation of accounts, preparing invoices and making entries in the accounting system. Must understand workflows and be able to adapt and create change as the process is constantly evolving. Provides input on new auto software implementation. Ability to balance attentiveness to detail with deadlines and prioritization needs.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused 
  • Detailed Oriented  
  • Advanced Excel  
  • Process Improvement 
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills 
  • Planning and Organizing 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills 
  • Interpersonal Skills 

Workers’ Compensation Claims Representative I

Incumbent handles Tribal Workers’ Compensation claims. Responsible for all technical aspects of claim management for assigned files including compliance with the AMERIND Risk Benefit Endorsement, Tribal Ordinances (when applicable) and all established performance guidelines. Caseload will consist of medical only claims and less complicated loss time claims.  Should also have familiarity with general claims handling software. This individual demonstrates positive and professional relationships with Members, Brokers, and clients.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in discovering and developing new ideas
  • Service and people oriented
  • Agile and adaptability in decision making
  • Transparent and interactive in projects and reporting 
  • Trustworthy as a company rep; forthcoming, communicative, and people-oriented   

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AMERIND is an equal employment opportunity employer exercising Native American preference in employment and training as authorized in section 7 (b) (1) of P.L. 93-638. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, creed, religion, sex, age, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, or political affiliation. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. AMERIND hires individuals based on their qualifications for the job. To the greatest extent feasible, preference will be given to qualified Native American and Alaskan Natives for employment and training opportunities. We encourage you to contact our Human Resource Department for job inquiries.

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