Local Employment Opportunities Offered at PHEAA Job Fair

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Applicants encouraged to apply online prior to attending

When: Where:
April 2, 2011
9 AM to 2 PM
PHEAA's Westport Facility
4600 Westport Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA (March 29, 2011)—With unemployment rates in Central Pennsylvania averaging as high as 7.9 percent, area residents looking for employment opportunities are encouraged to attend the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency's (PHEAA) Job Fair at the Agency's Westport facility.

PHEAA is looking to fill positions for entry-level Customer Service and Collections Call Center Representatives working full-time, noon to 9 PM.

Available call center positions involve responding to in-bound calls and follow-up regarding student loan accounts and collection positions that work with delinquent customers as a result of customer contact. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous customer service experience and Spanish language skills are a plus.

Job seekers are encouraged to complete an application for employment prior to the job fair in order to be considered for employment. This application, as well as detailed job descriptions, can be accessed online at pheaa.org/jobs. Applicants can also visit the "PHEAA Job Fair" Facebook page (www.facebook.com/PHEAAJobs) for more information.

Free public parking will be available.