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ProService to Expand Workforce

9/12/2012

News Release
For Immediate Release - September 12, 2012
Contact: Jana Jones, Boise Valley Economic Partnership / (208) 472-5246 / jjones@bvep.org

Boise Valley Economic Partnership Partner ProService to Expand Workforce

MERIDIAN, Idaho – One year after ProService selected the Boise Valley for its new customer service facility, the company is expanding its workforce to keep up with demand.

The Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP), the City of Meridian, the Idaho Department of Commerce, the Idaho Department of Labor, and Colliers International collaborated on bringing ProService to Meridian, Idaho last fall. After reviewing multiple site locations, the company decided to place its support center in Meridian because the region offers a highly qualified workforce, a low cost of doing business, and access to necessary support services.

ProService announced today they plan to hire 110 additional employees by this Thanksgiving. They currently have 70 people on staff. The majority of the positions are for seasonal employment with the potential to move into permanent status or transition into another seasonal position.

The customer service support center serves multiple clients including online retailer Balsam Brands, an Internet Retailer Top 500 company and the leading online retailer of high-end artificial Christmas trees and related home décor products. www.balsamhill.com

To fill the 110 positions, ProService is hosting a series of job fairs from 9am-4pm on September 13, 14, 20 and 21 at their Meridian offices.  Interested applicants should contact Janalee Henderson at the Idaho Department of Labor at Janalee.Henderson@labor.idaho.gov to set up a job fair appointment.
 
For additional information about the company, please visit www.proserviceboise.com or call 208-888-7206

About Boise Valley Economic Partnership
The Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP) is the regional economic development organization for the Boise Valley, representing the southwestern Idaho counties of Ada, Boise, Canyon, Gem and Owyhee, and including the capitol city of Boise. With a long-term mission of creating jobs, attracting new businesses to the region and encouraging investment in the community, BVEP is actively involved in the economic vitality of the Boise Valley, and is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life for businesses and families alike. For more information, visit www.bvep.org

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Clark Krause
Executive Director
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Phone: 208-472-5230
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Charity Nelson
Director of Economic Development
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Phone: 208-472-5240
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