GEICO begins recruiting today for openings at new service center in Indianapolis area

INDIANAPOLIS, March 18, 2013 – After announcing its expansion plans for the greater Indianapolis area, GEICO began recruiting efforts today to fill inside sales and customer service jobs. The new GEICO office, located at 101 W. 103rd Street in Carmel, is now home to sales and service associates, their training and supervisory teams, as well as additional management and support staff.

"It's an exciting time to begin a career with GEICO," said Gary McKenzie, director for GEICO's Indianapolis office. "As the third-largest auto insurer in the country, we're excited about joining the greater Indianapolis community and bringing long-term career opportunities to the area."

GEICO plans to hire 400 associates in the next 12 months and 1,200 associates by 2016. The company is looking for motivated, friendly candidates who possess effective communication skills, the ability to provide outstanding service, strong computer and multi-tasking skills, and a desire to build a career.

GEICO invites people to submit their applications online through GEICO's career site.

"At GEICO, there are a lot of opportunities for growth and career advancement," said McKenzie. "We are looking to hire enthusiastic people who want to make a difference in customers' lives, make an impact on our business, and grow with our company."

GEICO offers a comprehensive total rewards benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid training, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), paid vacation, sick leave, and opportunities for performance-based promotions.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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.