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Continued growth means over 100 positions need to be filled by Farmers Insurance in Caledonia; career fair to be held Wed., Sept. 7

Caledonia, MI (September 1, 2011) – Thanks to its continued success in the insurance marketplace, Farmers Insurance® is looking to fill over 100 new positions at its newly-expanded facility in Caledonia in western Michigan.

“As a leading insurer and one projected to continue growing, Farmers Insurance in Michigan is hiring,” said Kelly Snyder, Manager of ServicePoint training for Farmers.  “With the opening of our new building our need is immediate and we continue to accept applications to help us fill a variety of positions.”

Those interested in learning more about the available customer service positions are invited to attend an open house career fair on Wednesday, September 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Farmers Insurance campus located at 5665 N. Kraft Lake Drive in Caledonia.

A number of full-time positions for both degreed and non-degreed candidates are available with possible incentive pay for those with Spanish-language bilingual skills.

“Farmers is looking for individuals with strong customer service experience and excellent phone abilities,” said Snyder.

The following positions are available for immediate filling:

Customer Service: Customer Service Agents needed within our Claims, Billing or Agency Support departments.

Interested individuals are also invited to apply online for these positions by visiting www.farmers.com/careers and clicking on “Corporate Careers”.

At its new Caledonia complex Farmers is expected to employ approximately 1600 workers, adding significant support to the region’s growing economy.

About Farmers
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's 3rd largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.  Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be.  Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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