Insurance company looking to hire more than 250 new employees by year’s end
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 23, 2011 – Virginia’s 2nd largest auto insurer continues to grow, as GEICO plans to hire 130 associates through May of this year and hire an additional 150 associates though the end of 2011. The company is promoting an array of career opportunities for sales agents, customer service agents and claim service representatives. A variety of schedules are available.
“Because of GEICO’s continued growth and success in Fredericksburg, we are pleased to be able to provide these employment opportunities to the local community,” said John Izzo, GEICO’s regional vice president. “We are looking for enthusiastic associates who are committed to providing exceptional customer service to our policyholders.”
Since its opening in 1990, GEICO’s regional office in Fredericksburg has been one of the area’s largest employers with more than 3,000 associates. The company has been recognized as a great place to work and launch a career by offering a comprehensive benefits package that includes: health plans, paid training, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), paid vacation, sick and personal leave and excellent opportunities for advancement.
For more information, please go to the GEICO Careers website.
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 12 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.