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Merchants Bonding Company is a fourth generation mutual company founded in 1933. Merchants now operates in all 50 states and is among the top 15 largest surety writers in the U.S. Its headquarters is in Des Moines, Iowa, along with offices in Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and Seattle, Washington. Merchants has been rated "A" (Excellent) with A.M. Best for 55 consecutive years and provides excellent surety bond underwriting and underwriting services to more than 2,500 agents.


Merchants Bonding Company has a stable business philosophy, a family work environment, and a focus on making a difference in the community. We have more than 100 employees in the areas of Underwriting, Customer Service, Claims, Information Technology, Accounting, Marketing, Compliance, Human Resources, and Summer Internships. Our tradition is to work hard, provide service that is second-to-none, and demonstrate to our employees that we value their efforts.


We offer competitive salaries, 401(K) plan, insurance benefits, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, a fitness facility, and an excellent working environment.


Merchants Bonding Company is an equal opportunity employer.


The following positions are currently available:

Contract Underwriter, Entry Level - Austin, TX

Commercial Surety Underwriter - Des Moines, IA

Commercial Bond Production Underwriters - Des Moines, IA

Commercial Business Development Representative - Des Moines, IA

Senior System and Network Administrator - Des Moines, IA

Office Services Assistant - Des Moines, IA

Contract Bond Underwriter - Kansas City, KS

Merchants Bonding Company Employment Application: PDF Word Doc


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