by Pam Zubeck
To the recession, that is. With the announcement Tuesday that a California medical equipment company will build a new facility here and hire more than 200 people in the next several years, and now another announcement that ACS, a Xerox company, plans to hire 225 for its call center, we're finally gaining jobs.
Bal Seal Engineering, which employs 39 here already, will build a 137,000-square-foot plant at Voyager Parkway and Republic Drive, and hire 211 employees within five years, the Gazette reported.
Here's the ACS press release:
ACS, A Xerox Company, is planning to hire 225 people for its call center operations in Colorado Springs. Positions include call center agents and supervisory positions.
ACS is expanding its current workforce in the region to supply customer service and technical support for a Fortune 500 client. Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line athttp://www.acs-inc.com or visit the ACS recruiting office at 2424 Garden of the Gods, Suite D-3, during business hours.
ACS is an award winning leader in the call center outsourcing industry, providing quality service to clients for more than 20 years. With more than 34,000 agents in 150 call centers around the world, ACS employees handle in excess of one million customer interactions every day in 20 different languages.
ACS and Xerox employ approximately 1,600 people in Colorado.