Specialty Program Group Canada is a fast-paced Insurance Managing General Agency (MGA) that provides innovative underwriting solutions for our network of brokers across Canada. Our success has been based upon our leadership, integrity, innovation, and service. Our Cansure brand is seeking an Underwriting Assistant to join our growing team.

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Underwriting Assistant for our Langley or Salmon Arm offices. The candidates will support the Underwriters in their day-to-day tasks.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with underwriters and brokers through discussions and correspondence.
  • Processes and issue documents as instructed by Underwriters and Managers
  • Meeting service standard and turnaround time with respect to issuance of documents
  • Support Managers and Underwriters with general administrative tasks
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

Factors for Success

  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication
  • Superior customer service
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strategic thinking skills: ability to see the big picture while maintaining focus on daily details
  • Ability to adapt to change and take decisive action when necessary


  • 1-2 years work experience with transferrable skills
    • Customer service
    • Administration
    • Insurance experience
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Willing to complete Level 1 General Insurance License when needed
  • Willing to take Insurance courses for continued growth and industry knowledge
By joining Cansure and the SPGC family, you’ll become part of a rapidly growing organization that lives its values:
  • Be Entrepreneurial
  • Be Creative
  • Promote Continuous Growth
  • Open, Inclusive & Practicing Equity
  • Uphold Trust, Respect & Accountability
  • Have Fun, Be Engaged & Disconnect to Recharge
As a member of our team, you’ll benefit from:
  • A dynamic, fast-paced work environment with opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Ongoing skills development with subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation;
  • The opportunity to take on challenging work and contribute your expertise, creativity and passion in meaningful ways;
  • Flexible work environment;
  • Extended health & dental benefits and company-matched RRSP contributions; and
  • Competitive salary with potential for annual bonus

If you are looking to join a company where you can proudly bring your whole self to work, we invite you to apply today. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion means that whoever you are, and whatever path you’ve taken to get here, we value you at SPGC.  We know that diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, interests, and skills are essential to build a great community that serves ALL people. If you can help drive success and have fun while doing it, we can’t wait to meet you!

Apply Today:

Interested? Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cansure.com today! We thank all applicants for considering us as an Employer of Choice, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.