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Underwriting Assistant

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Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

Palms Insurance, a specialty insurer and reinsurer domiciled in the Cayman Islands, operates primarily from its offices in Palm Beach County, Florida. With a 35-year history of underwriting difficult risks, Palms is uniquely positioned to take on the most challenging risk protection scenarios facing businesses today. With an AM Best Financial Strength Rating of “A/Excellent”, Palms is authorized to underwrite excess and surplus lines coverage in the United States.  


Employees in this role support and assist the underwriting staff. This role performs administrative duties with respect to processing of new and renewal accounts, loss runs, underwriting files, and reports.


  • Inputs all required underwriting submission information accurately into the system
  • Performs submission clearance and sanctions/know your client checks in the system
  • Reviews submissions, and follows up with the broker for any missing information
  • Issues quotes, binders, and policies, processes mid-term endorsements as required, files premium financing notices, and issues cancellations within the internal and carrier underwriting guidelines
  • Utilizes underwriting system to prepare and issue quotes and binders for new and renewal business
  • Reviews and files all documentation required by underwriting guidelines, follows up where necessary for any incomplete or missing documentation and subjectivities
  • Creates and issues reports as directed by internal guidelines and underwriting staff
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned, including technical, administrative, and clerical support as required by underwriting staff and management


Job Overview

Employees in this job perform diversified and confidential administrative duties by applying broad and comprehensive experience, skills, and knowledge of organizational policies and practices. This position requires some independent judgment of org standards.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under supervision:

  • Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems
  • Audits and processes invoices in accordance with accounts payable procedures
  • Interacts with all levels of employees as needed to perform responsibilities
  • Works on special projects as requested
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Administrative/Clerical
Organization:  Palms Management Services, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami