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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 the 15th largest surety writer in the U.S. Its headquarters is in West Des Moines, Iowa, along with offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Los Angeles, California; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Kansas; Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and Denver, Colorado. Merchants has been rated "A" (Excellent) with A.M. Best for 60 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.


Merchants was recognized for being among the Top 10 "Best in Benefits" for 2017 by the Midwest Regional Share to Compare Survey sponsored by LMC Insurance and Risk Management.


The following positions are currently available:

If you do not see a position you are interested in, please submit your resume via email to


Your Career at Merchants

Career in Contract Underwriting

Career in Contract Underwriting

Career in Commercial Underwriting

Career as Commercial Underwriting Assistant