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    Merchants Bonding CompanyTM 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 United States. Its headquarters is in West Des Moines, Iowa, along with offices in Austin, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Kansas; Los Angeles, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona; Seattle, Washington; Southern California; and Tampa, Florida. Merchants has been rated "A" (Excellent) with A.M. Best for 60 consecutive years (Best's Review, July 2018) and provides excellent surety bond 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


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