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Date: Mar 27, 2019

Location: Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57108

Company: Sammons Financial Group



Sammons Financial Group offer some of today’s most sought after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products. As a privately held company, our leaders and employees remain consistently focused on long-term growth, making decisions that allow us to deliver on our commitments to customers, distribution partners, our employees, and our communities. Individually, our companies provide value in the products and services they offer. Together we represent a history of strength and longevity.


We offer:

  • Casual dress which includes jeans. 
  • Core business hours are M-Th 7:30am -5pm, Fridays 7:30am-12:30— Friday Afternoons off all year long
  • Great benefits and PTO including medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, charitable giving programs, education assistance… to name a few!
  • ESOP- A retirement plan completely funded by the company!
  • Rich culture- driven by private ownership and intentional leadership.


As a Senior Underwriter you will evaluating applications for life insurance to classify risks by using company risk selection standards while promoting additional sales of quality business.



  • 4 year college degree or equivalent industry related experience
  • At least 6 years of life insurance underwriting with above average performance
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in life underwriting and risk selection with proven decision-making ability
  • EKG training is required
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical risk factors and the ability to apply these factors in reaching the most favorable underwriting decision
  • Professional designation - FLMI, AALU, FALU, CLU or active participation towards such professional designation
  • Excellent decision making skills with the ability to solve problems innovatively to find ‘win-win’ solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent teamwork skills; ability to work independently to accomplish work goals and a willingness to sacrifice personal goals to help achiever overall team success
  • Superior ability to listen and be responsive to customers and who can sell difficult decisions while showing empathy
  • Desire and ability to effectively work with diverse personalities
  • Proven behaviors consistent with the Company Values:  Openness, Integrity, Accountability, and Respect
  • Ability to be open to coaching and constructive feedback to become more effective and improve performance
  • Ability to assist Regional Sales Directors build their business by leading customized Game Plans and attracting new producers
  • Ability to conduct presentations and travel as needed to participate in agency meetings
  • FINRA regulations require fingerprinting for this position.  Management reserves the right to determine and approve incumbent suitability for this position
  • Due to the financial nature and level of accountability of this position, a credit and criminal background check is required

- The Fair Credit Reporting Act requires Sammons Financial Group (SFG) member companies to notify you that, as a routine part of processing this application for employment, SFG member companies may request a consumer report on you to verify all information contained in this application.  Such report may include information about work-related behaviors, performance, character, general reputation, and personal characteristics, in addition to information about your previous employment, education, credit history and criminal records



Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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