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500 workers needed in Augusta, elsewhere, for hurricane aid calls

Teleperformance, a call center operator, said it’s looking for 500 new employees, including at a unit in Augusta, to help handle calls for aid from people affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Salt Lake City-based Teleperformance said immediate openings are available at its offices in Augusta; Sandy, Utah; and Dallas and Edinburg, Texas.

“Teleperformance is humbled to have the opportunity to support citizens in much need of disaster relief aid,” said Brad Williams, managing director of Teleperformance U.S.A. “We look forward to welcoming several hundred new team members starting today to join our team of passionate, hard-working people.”

The temporary jobs, to help families and individuals seeking help from federal relief programs, are expected to last one to four months.

People can apply online at www.teleperformance.com. In Georgia, they can also stop by the company’s office at 2807 Wylds Road in Augusta or call (706) 729-6855.

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