GEICO to host job fair for auto damage adjusters in Austin December 20 and 21

AUSTIN, Texas, December 17, 2013 – If you're not crazy about a desk job but love being in the field to help customers get back on the road, then GEICO encourages you to attend an upcoming job fair in Austin. The job fair will be held on Friday, December 20 and Saturday, December 21 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites- Arboretum, located at 9505 Stonelake Blvd.

Attendees should apply for positions before the job fair to participate in on-site interviews. Candidates can apply at careers.geico.com.

GEICO is looking for entry-level and experienced auto insurance adjusters who have excellent customer service and time management skills, as well as a mechanical aptitude to help customers after an accident. The company is also looking for auto damage adjusters for the Management Development Program (MDP), one of GEICO's leadership programs.

GEICO offers an extensive, fully paid 12-week training program to prepare you to enter the auto damage adjuster field, including four weeks at the GEICO Auto Damage School in McLean, Va. In addition, the company offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, and a friendly, supportive workplace. For more information and to watch the auto adjuster career video, visit careers.geico.com.

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.