DALLAS, Texas, March 21, 2011 – Even though GEICO’s regional office in Dallas already employs over 1,350 associates, the office continues to grow. Over the next few weeks the office plans to hire 100 new employees in sales, customer service and claims.
“Now is a great time to start a career with GEICO,” said Gary Brown, regional vice president of GEICO’s office in Dallas. “Because we’ve been steadily growing for years, we’re looking for employees to grow with us, too. There’s plenty of opportunity for career advancement and promotion.”
When looking at potential candidates, GEICO is looking for employees who have their high school diploma (or equivalent), have prior experience in sales or service and who have great time management skills. In addition, job stability, dependability and a good attitude are a must. Strong communications skills are also required as employees will be working with customers on a regular basis. Job applicants do not have to have any knowledge of the insurance industry.
“GEICO has a lot to offer new associates,” said Debra Smith, human resources director for GEICO’s regional office in Dallas. “We have a comprehensive benefits package that includes everything from health insurance, to retirement planning to job training,” said Smith. “If you’re looking for a career, not just a job, this is the place for you.”
Interested in applying for a job? Potential job applicants are invited to go to the careers page on GEICO’s website to learn more about the many positions available and apply for jobs.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.