Sitel to hire 700 in Lake City

Job fair to be held May 18 at it's call center on Business Point Drive


LAKE CITY, Fla., – Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, announced Monday it will add more than 700 new full-time jobs to its Lake City call center. These jobs are in addition to the 300 new hires announced at Sitel's Ocala location in late April, totaling more than 1,000 new jobs for the state of Florida in less than 30 days.

The new hires in Lake City are made possible because of new two new clients: an international payment processing firm and leading television services provider.

Sitel will host an on-site job fair at its Lake City site, 1152 SW Business Point Drive, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 18. Interested candidates may also apply online at the Careers tab of sitel.com or by calling 866-430-9983.

Applicants interested in joining Sitel are encouraged to provide a copy of their resume. Previous customer service experience and strong computer knowledge is preferred.

"Sitel's ongoing success has made a significant impact on the county's continued growth and prosperity," said Glenn Hunter, executive director of Columbia County's Economic Development Department.

Sitel provides a competitive compensation and benefits packages, including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation and holiday time. Sitel offers training and ongoing professional development. Bonus and incentive opportunities are also available.

"The new job opportunities are a reflection of the tremendous work done by our team and the strength of our client brands. This commitment to service provides us the opportunity to hire 700 more qualified customer service professionals," said Sitel's Lake City Site Director, Regina Jones. "I look forward to meeting new candidates interested in delivering outstanding customer care and supporting our growing business."