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Great West Casualty Company Overview

South Sioux City, NE
501 to 1000 employees
1956
Company - Public
Insurance Carriers
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Great West Casualty Company was founded over 60 years ago to serve the needs of the trucking industry. In that time, we have become one of America’s largest insurers of trucking companies because of our reputation for unparalleled products and services. We have five ... Read more

Mission: To be "the" premier provider of insurance products and services for truckers.

Great West Casualty Company – Why Work For Us?


Corporate Values

The character of our company is demonstrated by the daily actions of our employees and agents. We hold these nine values as keys to our success:

  • Integrity and Trust -- We deal honestly, fairly, and openly with insureds, associates, and employees. We believe in developing trust and honor as the cornerstones of our business relations.

  • Ethics -- We pledge to respect the dignity of each individual and treat all people affected by our actions and decisions with fairness and honesty. Our obligation to operate within the law at all times is just the beginning of our ethical approach. We will not pursue any business opportunity that violates the law, that diminishes our integrity, or that compromises our ethical conduct.

  • Service -- Our organization exists to serve others. If we do not serve, we have no reason for being. Service opportunities are continually identified, developed, and implemented.

  • Excellence -- We believe in doing things right and doing them well. We have high standards for performance, and we believe in the relentless pursuit of excellence.

  • Teamwork -- We recognize that when we work together, we are more effective, efficient, and fulfilled. We believe teamwork requires sacrifice and caring for each other.

  • Fun and Enjoyment -- We believe that hard work is enjoyable and fulfilling when it challenges our talents and is accomplished in a supportive climate.

  • Resourcefulness -- We value the ability and willingness to identify and solve problems. We believe in being aggressive, in improvising, and in individual ingenuity.

  • Security -- We want everyone to feel secure in their business relationships with us. We encourage long-term relationships.

  • Courage -- We value the strength and courage to live our corporate values in our daily lives: strength and courage to be different, to pursue our objectives, and to challenge each other.

How We Work as Great West Casualty Company Employees:

  • We exist to serve our insureds
  • We treat everyone honestly and fairly, with dignity and respect
  • We deliver what we promise
  • We conduct our business with the highest ethics and accountability
  • We take time to welcome and recognize people
  • We are always looking ahead, reading ahead, thinking ahead
  • We are a family of diverse insurance professionals who respect and mentor each other to ensure our mutual success
  • We challenge each other to provide the best products and services to our insureds
  • We are always learning and staying up to date with current marketplace and regulatory changes

Our Golden Rule

Respect the dignity of each individual and treat all persons impacted by our actions and decisions with fairness and honesty.

Benefits

Great West is committed to providing comprehensive benefits to its employees.


Community Involvement

Great West Casualty Company endeavors to make the communities we call “home” better places to live. Through our many activities we are committed to helping those that are less fortunate than ourselves.

MATCHING GIFT FUND: Employee gifts of up to $500 per year to an accredited college or university will be matched.

GREAT WEST CHARITIES: We provide an avenue for employees and business partners to channel their gifts of time, talent, and treasure to promote volunteerism and philanthropy. Every dollar raised is sent directly to an affected employee or a not-for-profit charitable organization.

COMMITTEES: Employees are offered the opportunity to be involved in a variety of committees: Health, Safety & Security, Wellness, Fun, Café & Luncheon, United Way Planning, Green Team, and more.

 

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    Good family based Midwestern culture.

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    The work load fluctuates, sometimes overly busy.

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Great West Casualty Company Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Great West Casualty Company (Omaha, NE) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Online application, followed by a phone interview, followed by in person interview. They sent me an email saying that they found someone else that had the skill set they were looking for approximately a week after my interview.

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Great West Casualty Company Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work, Sioux City Journal Weekender, 2018
  • A.M. Best A+ Superior, A.M. Best Rating Services, 2015

Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

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