State Farm Insurance announced plans May 11 to hire more than 1,500 claims employees, with many of those positions to be based at the company's regional hub in the CityLine development in Richardson.

Due to record growth for the company, State Farm is adding the new employees to help customers with claims, according to a news release. The company did not provide specifics on how many of the full-time positions will be based in Richardson but said the new in-office employees will also be based at State Farm's headquarters in Bloomington, Illinois, as well as regional hubs in Atlanta and Phoenix.

Those interested in applying for one of the new claims jobs must first register online at for a virtual career fair.

“Our employees are the key to ensuring our continued success,” State Farm's Jill Lacy Green said in a statement. “Our virtual career fair will allow potential applicants to engage with our recruiters to learn more about our career opportunities, interviewing and resume tips as well as our benefits before applying.”

The virtual career fair will be held online from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13.