Working at Berkley North Pacific

When you work at Berkley North Pacific, you’re part of an energetic team of people committed to building a great company together.  Our culture is driven by our Key Principles:  Accountability, Communication, Customer-Focus, Flexibility, Innovation & Initiative, and Teamwork & Collaboration.

We take pride in offering a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional development.


Best Places to Work In Insurance

We are proud to say that Berkley North Pacific was named for a fifth time in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.


“Being named to Business Insurance’s list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2017 demonstrates that Berkley North Pacific has built a culture in which employees are supported and engaged, which benefits their customers and the employers’ financial performance,” says Business Insurance Publisher Peter Oxner.

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.


Current Employment Opportunities

The Commercial Lines Underwriter contributes to meeting our Company's growth and profitability goals within an assigned territory.  This position is responsible for underwriting new and renewal commercial property and casualty accounts.  Five or more years of related experience, along with advanced insurance education (ie. AU, CPCU, CIC) is desired. This position is located in Portland (Lake Oswego), OR.  Relocation assistance may be available. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to



  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Health Savings or Flexible Spending Account – use pre-tax dollars for medical and/or dependent care
  • Disability
Well Being

Employee Assistance Programs – 24/7 information and resources, and face to face counseling services at no cost

Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time

Retirement and Savings – a 401(k) savings and profit sharing plan

Work-Life Balance – a number of programs to help you keep your life in balance.

  • Flexible schedules
  • Casual dress policies – including Jeans Fridays
  • Paid holidays
  • Company sponsored “fun” events
  • Wellness program
  • Paid volunteer day

Retirement and Savings Plans– a 401(k) savings and profit sharing plan


Career Development

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Leadership development program
  • On-going training for supervisors and managers
  • Industry specific coursework and onsite testing
  • A variety of onsite training opportunities

Berkley North Pacific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability, public assistance status or any other legally protected status.