Carrer Opportunities

Career Opportunities

The Shults Agency is a full service independent insurance agency with offices in Fort Plain, New York, and Johnstown, New York. Originally founded in 1854 and changing hands to the MacLauchlin family in 1975, this agency has a decades long tradition of providing the utmost in service to our clients and to our community.

With access to a wide variety of A rated companies, with support from a dedicated, experienced group of professionals, we are able to provide the tools to individuals who wish to join a growing team committed to helping their clients protect the things that are important.

Available Positions:


Account Representative

Immediate full-time position available at an independent insurance agency where you can make a difference in the lives of our clients and communities.  The position entails asking questions and gathering information for the purposes of providing an insurance quote, reviewing client’s policies for accuracy, and providing solutions to all client inquires with outstanding customer service. 

License in insurance by New York, or any state, is preferable, however not necessary.  High school diploma and a successful employment record are essential to be considered.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Basic office and computer skills
  • Exceptional integrity and character
  • Professional demeanor, organized, reliable, and able to uphold confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Function efficiently and effectively in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment


Competitive salary and benefits package is available that is commensurate with the candidate's experience and level of contribution. 

Send resume to:

Attn:  April Johnson

Shults Insurance Agency

3 Canal Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339

Email: mailto:april@shultsagency.com

Receptionist/Support Staff

Immediate full time position available in our Fort Plain office.

Job tasks include:

  • Greeting clients with a smile and friendly demeanor
  • Answer and distribute phone calls
  • Receive client payments via phone and in person
  • Guide walk-in clients to their destination
  • Prepare and send letters and postcards to clients as needed
  • Support coworkers with various duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeaner, organized, reliable, and able to uphold client confidentiality
  • Ability to function effectively as a team player
  • Desire and willingness to learn
  • Ability to multitask

Send resume to:

Attn:  April Johnson

Shults Insurance Agency

3 Canal Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339

Email: mailto:april@shultsagency.com