Call center to bring 250 jobs to Hamilton

Call center to bring 250 jobs to Hamilton

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A new customer call center will bring hundreds of jobs to Hamilton.

Barclaycard announced on Monday that it is opening a customer contact center in the Vora Technology Park next year.

The global payment business plans to hire 250 new workers in 2016. The center could employ up to 1,500 people once fully operational, according to a release from the company.

Employees of the center will provide customer service support for card members who participate in the 25 co-branded credit card partnership programs as well as payment products featuring the Barclaycard brand.

Barclaycard representatives said workers at the Hamilton center will be full-time and receive generous health insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage and a 401K plan with matching corporate contributions.

A job fair will be held Sept. 9 at Vora Technology Park located at 101 Knightsbridge Drive.

Johnna Reeder, President & CEO of REDI Cincinnati, called the Barclaycard center "one of the largest development economic development projects for new job creation within the last decade in the state of Ohio."

"The Barclaycard project is monumentally important to the Hamilton economy, to Hamilton families as a source of quality jobs, and to the South Hamilton Crossing gateway as it develops into a premier employment and education center," said Hamilton Mayor Pat Moeller.

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