GEICO's Virginia Beach office seeking more than 100 new associates by 2015

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 – Growth remains strong and steady at GEICO, and the company is expanding its hiring efforts in order to fill more than 100 net new positions in its Virginia Beach office by the end of 2014.

With more than 2,650 associates in Virginia Beach already, GEICO is recruiting candidates for entry-level sales, customer service and auto damage adjuster positions. The company is also hiring college graduates for its Management Development Program (MDP), one of GEICO's leadership programs.

"Our associates here in the Virginia Beach area are second to none when it comes to their passion for service and dedication to customers," said Joe Thomas, regional vice president. "We're hoping to locate more than 100 additional bright, talented candidates to join our team. We're also proud to house the company's military service center in Virginia Beach, so we're on the lookout for military members and military spouses who can provide top-notch service to our military customers."

GEICO's Virginia Beach office (as well as the company's Fredericksburg, Va., office) was named to Virginia Business' and Best Companies Group's Best Places to Work in Virginia for the third consecutive year in 2014. The Virginia Beach office was also voted "Best Insurance Company," "Best Employer for Advancement and Benefits" and "Most Enjoyable Place to Work" in the Virginian-Pilot's 2014 Best of Hampton Roads contest.

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 Virginia Beach 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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