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California Casualty Overview

San Mateo, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
California Casualty is more than a century-old, privately held, policyholder owned company offering customized auto and home insurance products for educators, law enforcement, nurses and firefighters – those who protect, strengthen and enhance the quality of life in ... Read more

Mission: Provide competitively priced personal insurance products and services tailored for selected affinity group markets from an insurer you can trust.

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    There is much debate about what millennials think and do. Many experts have predicted that they won't stay with a company very long, and with their swift acceptance of the sharing economy, millennials are the generation that won't buy homes or cars. That appears to be far from reality.

  • Our employees LOVE to give back to our local communities. See how our Leawood, Kansas Service Center did just that:

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    California Casualty not only has a family friendly atmosphere but also gives back to local communities. Year-round our employees participate in multiple philanthropic events across the company. We recognize those who serve our communities and support our home towns in many ways. Recently, our Kansas office engaged with a local charity that focuses on ...

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California Casualty – Why Work For Us?

Our Company

We Protect American Heroes 

California Casualty is in the business of providing high-quality insurance coverage and service at a competitive price. Since its founding in 1914, California Casualty has been led by four generations of Brown family members. Their dedication to California Casualty's excellence is woven through the entire fabric of the organization.

California Casualty's mission is to provide protection and peace of mind for the people that serve our communities. We've had long-term relationships with many different groups in the fields of:

  • education
  • law enforcement
  • fire fighting
  • nurses

Special benefits are tailored to meet the unique needs of our customers. These include deductible waivers for cars damaged at school for educators, and premium waivers for the survivors of public safety officers who make the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
California Casualty is proud to serve our community in many ways. Our employees dedicate significant time and effort in a variety of activities to raise money for programs such as:

  • heart disease
  • cancer research
  • food banks
  • school supplies
  • holiday gift programs
  • food for homeless pets

Come join The California Casualty family! 
Note: California Casualty consists of the California Casualty Group of insurance companies managed by California Casualty Management Company.


 Are you the missing piece?

We are a family-owned business since 1914 and one of the largest group property and casualty insurance companies in the nation. We offer a culture that's known for integrity, outstanding service… and a lot of fun!

Why Join the California Casualty Team?

Our workplace is casual and we take our responsibility to our customers' insurance needs, and our employees' growth and satisfaction, very seriously. The California Casualty Team needs talented and compassionate professionals to support our exceptional, gold-standard level of service to our customers.

We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, training, and development opportunities. As an employee, you will be supported and encouraged as you build your rewarding career. The biggest strength of our team is the energy and commitment of our employees and we recognize team and individual excellence.

Peace of mind…

The piece that we can provide for you.

undefinedWithout peace of mind, none of the other pieces fit quite right.

Members of our team can depend on us for a sense of comfort and security – thanks to our attractive compensation and benefits package.

We are committed to providing you with all that you need for a satisfying personal and professional life because we appreciate your commitment to our continued success.

The following are just a few of the ways we strive to reward your success:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Performance Sharing Plan

  • Ongoing education, training and development

  • Best-in-class virtual education and training portal

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • Short/long-term disability

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health Saving Account

  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick pay

  • Employer-matched 401(k)

  • Service-based contribution retirement plan

  • Life/auto/home/renter's insurance

  • Referral bonus program

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Business casual environment

  • …and more

You can expect an energetic environment in which to participate, learn and grow. We want you to feel like part of the family, one that takes care of each other. What's more, you'll enjoy the deeper reward of helping those who serve us and our fellow Americans – all while you build a promising career.


Leader in sales careers
California Casualty is about more than just closing the deal. We believe in offering high quality insurance protection and service to individuals who day in and day out are protecting us – educators, fire fighters, law enforcement and nurses. End result: Our customers love California Casualty and it shows.

Whether you’re just getting started in sales – or you are ready to go to the next level – California Casualty is the best place to make your career a reality.

Top reasons to join our team
Be a part of a company that serves American Heroes
Thrive in a fast-paced, service oriented environment
Get rewarded for your efforts with competitive commission and/or bonus structures
Tap into a unique market opportunity
Grown your career based on performance and success

About you…
You’re motivated, driven and passionate about selling and doing whatever you can to make a difference in the lives of American Heroes

To learn more about our sales positions, please click on the link: Get to Know California Casualty Sales

Open sales positions include:
Inside sales: Inbound and Outbound Sales Representative – Colorado Springs, CO
Inside sales: Outbound Sales Representative – Leawood, KS



California Casualty is about more than just providing insurance. We believe in offering high quality protection and service to individuals who spend their days protecting us – educators, fire fighters, law enforcement and nurses. Our highly valued Claims team ensures that we are able to provide the best service to our customers when they are in a time of need.

End result:
Our customers love California Casualty and the value we provide them.
If you’re experienced in the Claims field – or you are ready to take your career to the next level – California Casualty is the best place to make your professional goals a reality.

Top reasons to join our Claims team:
• Be a part of a company that serves American Heroes
• Thrive in a fast paced, service oriented environment
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Enjoy open communication and the ability to share ideas and receive support from one another

About you:
You have an eye for detail, you’re independent, and have a desire to provide exceptional customer service. You have outstanding time management skills and are able to adapt to change easily. You are motivated by reaching individual and company goals, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.







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    I worked at California Casualty full-time


    Good management and good team atmosphere.


    No cons only good things happen at this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Fun atmosphere!

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California Casualty Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at California Casualty in December 2016.


    I had three interviews over a span of three weeks. The first was a phone interview going over my resume, and asking a few general STAR questions. The second was in person with two people. One of those people would be my direct boss. The third was also in person with the department manager, and the assistant department manager, and was a more casual "get to know you" interview.

    This position was not entry level, and throughout the interview process it was made very clear that internal candidates are preferred. I thought it was odd they kept repeating that, but it can't hurt to have interview experience. All of the interviewers were very nice, though.

    Interview Questions

    • Did you ever have a project not turn out the way you wanted? What was your hardest decision regarding a client? What do you need in a department manager? What do you need from a supervisor (direct manager)? Have you ever disagreed with your boss? If someone in another department asks you to break the rules because they otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to feed their family, how would you handle the situation? What systems do you use? How do you organize/prioritize your day? What does dependable mean to you? Why CalCas? Tell me something about you that is not on your resume.   1 Answer
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