According to multiple company press releases through Business Wire, Progressive auto insurance is hiring in Tampa, Colorado Springs, Austin, Cleveland and Phoenix. Florida’s unemployment rate is close to 10%, so opening up 390 jobs in Tampa is a big boost to the economy. The positions run throughout sales, claims and service at the Riverview contact center. Progressive is known for being a great employer partly because of their on site fitness and medical facilities as well as a casual dress code. The St. Petersburg Times voted Progressive auto insurance one of the top places to work in Tampa. At the Cleveland home office facility, Progressive is hiring 337 new workers. They are also hiring 65 workers in Phoenix.
In Austin, Progressive is adding 185 of the same type of positions in their Texas facility. Texas has an unemployment rate of almost 8%, so these service, sales and claims jobs are just what the city of Austin needs. Progressive pays employees for all training and also offers them the benefits of medical, life, vision, and dental insurance. At Progressive’s Colorado Springs facility, they will be hiring 129 new faces. The company is looking for people with some background in customer service. New employees will help with quotes on auto insurance as well as sales and claims. Progressive has a long list of amenities and benefits to offer their employees which is a big reason they are such a popular auto insurance company. Happy employees take good care of their customers and Progressive is looking to add 1,106 employees by July.