United Fire Group

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Training Associate

Training Associate

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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
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UFG can offer you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially-stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the “2016 Top Workplaces” list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on the Forbes’ America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” list for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.


UFG is looking for a Training Associate to develop their skillset in classroom, adult training. The individual in this role will be learning as they are working. Their role will be to provide classroom assistance to our existing staff while they are developing their skills sets as a corporate trainer.







  • Train with the training specialists
  • Attending classes
  • Review all teaching materials prior to attending the classes
  • Work toward earning designation and certifications needed to transition into training specialist
  • Assist with any special projects
  • Assist with addition training department needs




  • Two or four-year college degree or equivalent work experience desired.
  • Must possess excellent communication and group presentation skills – both written and verbal.
  • Must possess the ability to be pro-active in developing trust and professional rapport with employees and team members.
  • Must have the ability to work as a team-player and to interpret and follow instructions.
  • Must display proficiencies in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have the willingness and ability to learn and gain knowledge of overall company training programs through observation and participation in live courses.


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