GEICO welcomes job candidates September 19 in Woodbury; 200 positions ready for talented applicants

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2015 – Now is a better time than ever to start your career with GEICO, New York's largest auto insurer.  GEICO's Woodbury office is opening its doors to job seekers as it continues to fill more than 200 positions in sales, service, claims, auto damage, billing and the management development program announced earlier this year.

GEICO will host an open house for interested candidates on Saturday, September 19, between 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Woodbury office, located at 750 Woodbury Rd., Woodbury, N.Y.

"GEICO has been serving the Long Island community for over 40 years," said John Pham, Woodbury regional vice president. "Now home to close to 3,000 associates, we are excited to continue to add talented local residents to the team. If you are interested in building a lasting career, full of growth potential, join GEICO for its upcoming open house."

GEICO is looking for entry-level and experienced professionals who have excellent customer service and time management skills, the ability to multitask, and work well in a fast-paced environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to call (516) 714-7161 or email R2jobs@geico.com today to schedule an appointment with a recruiter. Walk-ins will be accepted, but appointments are preferred.

GEICO offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, career growth opportunities, community engagement opportunities and a friendly, supportive workplace.

If you are unable to attend Woodbury's open house, don't fret. Visit the GEICO career page to explore job listings and to submit an application.

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.