U.S. Cellular seeks applications
United States Cellular plans to hire about 40 people immediately to starttraining for jobs in its communications center in Medford.
Help-wanted ads describing the jobs were scheduled to appear in today'sMail Tribune. The company is relying on a local community responseteam to gather applications. The team includes the state EmploymentDepartment, the Job Council and Rogue Community College.
Bambi Powers, of the Job Council, said the team will be working at theEducation Resource Center at Rogue Valley Mall.
The company wants to start interviewing people the week of Aug. 18, shesaid.
Workers will be involved with customer service, order processing, collectionsand other business office functions, cellular system installation and maintenance.
Pay for entry-level customer service jobs will start at $6.75 an hour;hourly pay goes up to $12 and managers will be paid $25,000 to $70,000 ayear.