Career Opportunities


Cavignac & Associates is committed to hiring and developing the best workforce in our industry. We are dedicated to providing a working environment that allows each employee to have job satisfaction while at the same time meeting agency goals to provide the best service available to our clients. We wish to develop employees known for their skills, character, commitment and confidence, and we recognize the importance of each individual to the success of the company.

Cavignac & Associates offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance, profit-sharing, and bonuses. We are conveniently located in downtown San Diego near the train and trolley stations, and close to most bus lines. We are always interested in speaking with people committed to an insurance career. See below for current openings. Other opportunities may include positions in the Claims, Sales, Risk Control, Employee Benefits, and Surety Departments.

Please fill out the Employment Application and forward resumes and completed application to bcavignac@cavignac.com.

 

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Senior Client Administrator – Property & Casualty Department

Assist Client Service Team in servicing and retaining of Commercial Accounts.  Work to ensure that client retention goals are met by responding promptly to requests per service standard timelines.  Training and mentoring other Client Administrators.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for account servicing needs during the policy year including but not limited to: binders, certificates, evidence of property, auto ID cards, motor vehicle records, endorsements, invoicing, audits, claims, cancellations, policy checks, etc.
  • Assist Client Managers with insurance reviews:
    • Compare the insurance requirements to the coverages on the existing program.
    • Obtain quotes on coverages needed to comply with contract insurance requirements.
  • Assist Client Managers in the renewal and new business processes:
    • Order loss runs from insurance carriers.
    • Prepare and/or update renewal surveys and proposals.
    • Send applications to the clients.
    • Request or process binders, auto ID cards, invoices, finance agreements, etc.
    • Assist in other renewal and new business tasks as assigned by the Client Manager.
  • Responsible for integrity of policy data on Agency Management Systems.
  • Comply with and follow corporate workflow procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide outstanding customer service and teamwork and seek to improve whenever possible.
  • Training and mentoring other Client Administrators.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Work Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two to four years related experience and/or training.

Reasoning

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Computer Skills

This position requires use of the following software or applications:

Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet, & Email

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (if applicable)

  • Current California Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Must have industry designation of CISR or equivalent and willingness to pursue additional designations as needed (CIC, CRM, ARM, CPCU, etc.)

 

Associate Client Manager  – Property & Casualty Department

Provide service to clients in conjunction with the Risk Advisor or Senior Client Manager or Client Manager while providing assistant level support to the team members per the Client Administrator job description.  Become familiar with all of his/her clients and is responsible for service provided to the assigned customer accounts, ensuring that the client is well serviced.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

With minimal daily oversight:

  • Manage the new business and renewal process; review risk management surveys. Identify exposure to loss and advise client on appropriate coverages.
  • Develop marketing plan with Senior Client Manager, Client Manager, and/or Risk Advisors and insureds. Complete submissions to market new and renewal accounts to insurance carriers.  Prepare proposals, negotiate coverage terms and pricing.  Work with underwriters to obtain additional information from clients.
  • Work with the Risk Control Department to monitor complex or significant risk control and claims issues.
  • Conduct contract and lease reviews to advise client on risk and compliance issues.
  • Maintain positive client and insurance company relationships.
  • Explain payment requirements to new and existing clients and provide past due follow-up.
  • Request new, renewal and endorsement transactions.
  • Endorsement Processing
  • Billing and Cancellation Issues
  • Reconcile Audits – Process audits and review for accuracy.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities, but is expected to mentor new team members and lower level positions.  Informs Supervisor/Manager of all matters that may give rise to an E&O claim.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Work Experience

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school or four to six years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reasoning

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Computer Skills

This position requires use of the following software or applications:

Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet, & Email

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (if applicable)

  • Current California Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Must have industry designation of CISR or equivalent and actively pursuing additional designations (CIC, CRM, ARM, CPCU, etc.)

 

Client Manager  – Property & Casualty Department

Provide service to clients in conjunction with the Risk Advisor or Senior Client Manager while providing assistant level support to the team members per the Client Administrator job description.  Become familiar with all of his/her clients and is responsible for service provided to the assigned customer accounts, ensuring that the client is well serviced.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the new business and renewal process; review risk management surveys. Identify exposure to loss and advise client on appropriate coverages.
  • Develop marketing plan with Sr. Client Manager, Risk Advisor and insured. Complete submissions to market new and renewal accounts to insurance carriers.  Prepare proposals, negotiate coverage terms and pricing. Work with underwriters to obtain additional information from clients.
  • Work with Risk Control Department to monitor complex or significant risk control and claims issues.
  • Conduct contract and lease reviews to advise client on risk and compliance issues.
  • Maintain positive client and insurance company relationships.
  • Explain payment requirements to new and existing clients.
  • Maintain positive relationships with appropriate personnel at client firms to assure retention of accounts.
  • Oversee, direct, plan and schedule the work of others. May train and give technical supervision to client service team members.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities, but is expected to mentor new team members and lower level positions.  Informs Supervisor/Manager of all matters that may give rise to an E&O claim.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or six to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reasoning

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Computer Skills

This position requires use of the following software or applications:

Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet, & Email

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (if applicable)

  • Current California Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Must have industry designation of CISR & CIC or equivalent and actively pursuing additional designations (CRM, ARM, CPCU, etc.)

Senior Client Manager – Property & Casualty Department

Provide service to clients in conjunction with the Risk Advisor and/or Client Service Team while providing assistant level support to the team members per the Client Administrator job description.  Become familiar with all of his/her clients and is responsible for service provided to the assigned customer accounts, ensuring that the client is well serviced.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the new business and renewal process; review risk management surveys. Identify exposure to loss and advise client on appropriate coverages.
  • Develop marketing plan with the Risk Advisor and insured. Complete submissions to market new and renewal accounts to insurance carriers.  Prepare proposals, negotiate coverage terms and pricing. Work with underwriters to obtain additional information from clients.
  • Work with Risk Control Department to monitor complex or significant risk control and claims issues.
  • Conduct contract and lease reviews to advise client on risk and compliance issues.
  • Maintain positive client and insurance company relationships.
  • Explain payment requirements to new and existing clients and provide past due follow-up.
  • Maintain positive relationships with appropriate personnel at client firms to assure retention of accounts.
  • Oversee, direct, plan and schedule the work of others. May train and give technical supervision to account service team members.
  • Demonstrate exceptional negotiating, decision-making, advanced knowledge of coverages, and sales skills.
  • Maintain high level relationship with underwriters.
  • Support and communicate with the Risk Advisor to develop and retain accounts.
  • Have the ability to independently conduct client meetings, trainings, and deliver proposals to the clients.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities, but is expected to oversee, direct, plan and schedule the work of others.  This position trains, mentors, and give technical supervision to the client service team members.  Informs Supervisor/Manager of all matters that may give rise to an E&O claim.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or eight to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reasoning

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Computer Skills

This position requires use of the following software or applications:

Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet, & Email

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (if applicable)

  • Current California Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Must have industry designation of CISR & CIC & CRM or equivalent. CPCU, ARM, and/or other designations preferred.