Startek plans to hire 150 at Grand Junction center

A company that provides outsourced business services has announced plans to hire 150 temporary employees at its Grand Junction contact center.

Startek said the newly hired customer service representatives will provide inbound customer care on behalf of a global information services client.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants also must pass a background check as well as assessments of their technology skills and customer service behaviors.

Applicants may apply in person at the Startek center at 2830 North Ave. Applications also may be submitted online through the company Web site located at

“At Startek, we value employees who are passionate about providing a great customer experience while promoting and protecting our client’s brand,” said Chris Higgins, site director at the Grand Junction facility. “In return, we offer competitive pay starting at $11 per hour, an exciting culture and the opportunity to learn invaluable skills that can be used throughout one’s career.”

Startek offers clients a range of services, including customer care and analytics, order processing, receivables management and sales support. Startek employees interact with customers through telephone, e-mail and interactive voice response technology.