A local call center is holding a job fair at 175 Executive Parkway, (near Mulford Rd. in Rockford) this Wednesday, January 6, and Thursday, January 7 and are hoping to fill at least 200 positions in these two days.

ServiCom has had a location in Machesney Park since 2003, but just opened their Rockford location last year in the old K's Merchandise building. ServiCom assists with customer service and technical issues for cable and satellite radio companies.

Employees tell 23 News/WIFR that the company gives excellent opportunities for growth, and despite a slightly high turnover rate, they insist they give their staff skills that can be used anywhere, and that there are a lot of opportunities to be promoted.

As for the reason the company is currently looking to fill 200 plus jobs in Rockford, ServiCom Operations Manager, Darryl Lofton tells WIFR business is booming...


"We have a few different programs that we are ramping up for the twelve hundred here in Rockford. We hope to boost the economy and give a lot of jobs to the community,"

ServiCom is hiring for all shifts both full and part time. If interested in a position apply in person Wednesday or Thursday from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Rockford location on Executive Parkway. Interested applicants are asked to dress professionally and come prepared for a two hour application process.