To be the premier provider in the wood niche, it starts with our employees. Our unwavering dedication to the wood industry for 125+ years is backed by our employees’ eagerness to understand the needs of our customers and our commitment to keeping them safe. With our industry and market segment constantly evolving, our employees engage in continuous learning and professional development to ensure that our products and services are the most up to date. Our staff takes great pride in being a knowledgeable resource for our insureds.
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company (PLM) headquarters is located in Center City Philadelphia, but a third of our staff resides throughout the country. We were recognized as one of the 2021 Top Workplaces in the US!
We are looking for dedicated and highly motivated individuals to join our team.
At PLM, we believe that company growth starts with employee development. We fully fund continuing education within general business and insurance and encourage our people to pursue industry designations. Our benefits are designed to motivate and reward our people for their loyal service to PLM and its policyholders.
- Medical (including Rx and vision)
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability
- Life and Accidental Death or Dismemberment
- AFLAC – PLM offers several voluntary insurance plans through AFLAC. These plans are paid fully by the employee but administered by the company. Rates vary by age, coverage, and income.
- Defined Contribution Plan-401(k) – Employer match up to 5% of contributions are 100% vested immediately under the Safe Harbor provisions of the plan.
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Flexible Spending Accounts (medical/dental/vision/Rx)
- Flexible Spending Account-Dependent Day Care
- Flexible Spending Accounts (parking/transportation)
- Employee Assistance Program
PLM pays 100% for employees to further their insurance-related education.
- Tuition Reimbursement – PLM offers up to $5,000 per calendar year for reimbursement for
undergraduate or graduate level courses.
- Business related training – PLM pays 100% for other job-related training courses
At PLM, we are dedicated to ensuring the growth of the insurance industry and our local Philadelphia communities by investing in young talent. Our Internship Program offers students the opportunity to learn the industry from our exceptional staff through hands-on experiences. No matter if your interest lies in Claims, Underwriting or Business Development, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with our professional staff and make an immediate and lasting contribution to our company’s success.
We also have full-time opportunities for recent graduates. Our Trainee Program is designed to give you the tools to be successful in this ever-changing industry. In addition, upon hiring you will be enrolled in our healthcare, 401K and professional development programs. Your career will be off to a successful start at PLM.
Join our Talent Community to apply for our Internship or Trainee Programs.
To assist various members of the Accounting Department in helping them achieve their goals and responsibilities. These responsibilities will include Account Reconciliations/Analysis and preparation of certain financial reports. This position will give the individual the opportunity to gain fundamental knowledge and a basic understanding of statutory insurance accounting and reinsurance accounting. This individual will gain exposure to some of the accounting systems that are used in the department such as EAS (General Ledger) and FRS (Reinsurance System).
Business Development Intern
In the Business Development Representative internship program, you will work under the direction of a senior level employee and will be given a chance to learn the inner workings of our company from top to bottom. Travel is an important component to the BDR position, so you will spend time on the road with a local BDR and will get a real feel for their average work week. You will also travel with a Loss Control Representative to further your knowledge of our niche. While in the home office in Philadelphia you will interact with each of department to continue expanding your knowledge of the industry.
During the course of your internship, you will have the opportunity to handle 40 -45 of simple property damage claims. Responsibilities will include: promptly contacting claimants to acknowledge receipt of their claims, verifying coverage level and deductibles on new claims, paying and settling claims, handle subrogation and salvage recovery, collect and enter information in the claims system, provide customer service to claimants by assisting telephone callers with questions and requests, work closely with appropriate claims supervisor to ensure claims are concluded in a timely fashion.
IT Business Analyst Intern
As a liaison between the Business and IT, the primary role of the Business Analyst is to translate general business requirements into formal business and functional requirements. The Business Analyst also supports IT development and testing, plans, and executes User Acceptance Testing, and supports the training the business team on integrating the capability into its work processes.
Working in an internship position under the direction of a senior level employee, completes projects or tasks that support the business area goals and results. Performs tasks by adapting to new or changing situations in a team environment. Gathers Underwriting information, plans and organizes work efficiently and effectively. Applies and learns technical skills appropriate to the specific job assignment.
Policy Service Intern
You will learn to use multiple systems and resources to assist in rating and issuing new business and renewal submissions within company standards. You will also learn how to process endorsements and surety bonds, conditional and non-renewals as per Underwriter instructions, efficiently and accurately organize information within ImageRight and provide “Certified” copies of policies when.
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