Insurance company looking to hire more than 150 new employees by year’s end
Virginia Beach, Va., April 5, 2011 – GEICO’s regional office in Virginia Beach, Va., has announced plans to hire 100 associates by May of this year and add an additional 50 associates through the end of 2011. GEICO, Virginia’s 2nd largest auto insurer, is promoting an array of career opportunities for sales agents, customer service agents and claims representatives. A variety of schedules are available.
"GEICO continues to experience growth as a leader in the insurance industry," said William D. Sessoms, Jr., Mayor of the City of Virginia Beach. "Business expansion is a major priority for the city and GEICO’s decision to create 150 new jobs reaffirms our long-term partnership with the company."
Since its opening in 1998, GEICO’s regional office in Virginia Beach is one of the area’s largest employers with more than 2,300 associates and has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" by the Best of Hampton Roads. GEICO offers 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.
"GEICO and the Virginia Beach community have an outstanding partnership, so we are pleased to be able to announce these employment opportunities to the local community," said Joe Thomas, GEICO’s regional vice president. "We are looking to bring on enthusiastic associates to carry on our commitment of exceptional customer service to our policyholders and further our growth and success in Virginia Beach."
For more information, please go to the geico.jobs/vabeach website or visit the GEICO Career Fair on Friday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1345 Perimeter Parkway, Virginia Beach, Va.
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.