News : Call-center Operator Afni to Hire 500 in Tucson
Tucson, AZ, USA, Jan 6, 2016 -- Call-center operator Afni says it will hire more than 500 customer-service representatives in Tucson during the first three months of 2016.
New employees will work from two of the company’s three Tucson contact center locations, at 5320 N. La Cholla Boulevard and 5451 E. Williams Boulevard, Afni said in a news release.
Afni will host an open career fair for candidates interested in the customer service position at the two centers.
People can apply online or on-site the day of the event.
At the event, candidates can meet Afni managers, take a compatibility assessment, interview and take a tour, the company said.
The company said sales and bilingual positions also are available at the company’s other local center, at 7810 E. Escalante Road.
In September, the company announced it was raising starting pay in Tucson to $11.25 per hour, from $10 perviously.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Afni, Inc., was founded in 1936 in Bloomington, Illinois, and is celebrating 75 years in providing customer contact solutions to some of the world 19s leading companies. From its origins in collections, Afni has grown to become a leading provider of contact center solutions and outsourced business solutions for Fortune 1000 companies in telecommunications, insurance, financial services and other industries. Afni has operations centers in Illinois, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky and Texas. A near shore program is located in Managua, Nicaragua.
Published: Thursday, January 7, 2016