Assurant to host job fair Saturday

The company is looking to fill about three dozen positions.

Assurant will host a job fair at it’s Springfield offices Saturday, and company officials said the firm is looking for about three dozen new employees.

The job fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Assurant, 1 Assurant Way in Springfield, said Robert Byrd, a spokesman for the company. The company is looking for processing specialists and customer care representatives for the Springfield location due to an increase in work from the company’s current clients, he said.

Residents are required to apply online prior to attending the job fair at Assurant.com and are asked to bring a resume and dress for the interview. Both full and part-time positions are available.

The New York-based company has offices for its Specialty Property Division in Springfield, and is one of the city’s largest employers. The company also has an office in Dayton, but is in the process of moving many of those workers to its Springfield location, Byrd said.

The company currently has about 1,700 workers, about 140 of whom are located in Dayton, he said.

Assurant’s Springfield office provides operational support for customers and clients of its Specialty Property Division.

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