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Phone 416.488.2522

Insurance Services Associate (Entry Level) – Commercial Lines

Location: 36 York Mills Road, Toronto (Hybrid/Flex Schedule)
Reporting to: Insurance Services Team Leader


Petrela, Winter & Associates (“PWA”), is hiring an Insurance Services Associates for our Toronto location. This is an entry level opportunity ideally suited for an individual wishing to pursue a career in commercial insurance in an administrative support role. PWA is a leader in the field of construction insurance and bonding — an entrepreneurial and well respected brokerage firm with a defined construction specialty and strategic advantage. Very little differentiates large Insurers or Jack-of-All-Trades Insurance Brokerage firms these days, so being part of a company with a very distinctive character and market focus allows for meaningful recognition, job satisfaction, and career success.



  • Core responsibility is administrative support through preparation of certificate of insurance (COI) and related documentation (auto pink slips, etc).
  • Check client records to ascertain relevant coverages to capture on documentation.
  • Interact with clients for purposes of servicing and delivering documentation requests.
  • Interact with Account Manager and Insurance Associate colleagues for guidance and direction on client service requests (as they relate to document preparation).
  • Manage COI issuance process on renewal business, including large client renewals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Preference given to individual with some insurance experience, however, experience is not compulsory, and full training will be provided.
  • Post-secondary education preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to be a self-starter with strong written and oral communication skills as well as organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Preference given to individuals with EPIC experience.

PWA has a hybrid work from home/office schedule, and flex time that allows for an earlier or later start time. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Qualified candidates are invited to email their resume and cover letter to