GEICO's Fredericksburg office planning to hire 725 associates in 2014

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., February 20, 2014 – To keep up with its strong policyholder growth, GEICO has announced that the company's regional office in Fredericksburg plans to hire more than 725 new associates for growth and replacement in 2014.

The GEICO Fredericksburg office, which already employs more than 3,300 associates, is recruiting candidates for career opportunities for entry-level sales, customer service, claims customer service and auto damage adjuster positions. The company is also hiring college graduates for liability claims customer service positions as well as for the Management Development Program (MDP), one of GEICO's leadership programs.

"GEICO has experienced outstanding growth, and as a result we're looking for more talented candidates in the Fredericksburg area to join our team," said Nancy Pierce, regional vice president. "We're proud to provide our associates fulfilling careers, so we're looking for candidates who want more than just a job."

GEICO's Fredericksburg office (as well as the company's Virginia Beach office) was recently named to Virginia Business' and Best Companies Group's Best Places to Work in Virginia for the third consecutive year. Associates actively support charitable organizations including Rappahannock United Way, Relay for Life, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Red Cross, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Fredericksburg SPCA and many others.

GEICO offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, career growth opportunities, community engagement opportunities and a friendly, supportive workplace. For job listings and to submit an application, visit the GEICO Fredericksburg careers site.

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 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 24 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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

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