Comcast call center in PGCo cutting 145 jobs, PGCo Public Schools has bus driver openings starting at $16.68 per hour, Overlook Apartments in Hyattsville being renovated,
From The Gazette, “Comcast Corp. is beefing up its Montgomery County job base at the expense of Prince George’s County and Northern Virginia. The Philadelphia broadcasting and Internet services giant will add dozens of call-center employees in Silver Spring while cutting 145 call-center jobs in Largo and more than 100 others in Northern Virginia by Sept. 7.” Comast Spokesperson Aimee Metrick stated that “We will be combining our Largo customer-care operations into our existing call-center locations in Silver Spring and White Marsh,” she said. “The expansion of call-center operations in these two locations will provide more specialized service for customers and better leadership, training and development opportunities for employees. About 160 employees from areas such as sales, business services and technical operations will remain in Largo after Sept. 7. Comcast will help affected employees apply for more than 400 available openings in the Washington region, Metrick said. Those include the 200 new call-center positions in Silver Spring and White Marsh.”
In case any of the newly unemployed are interested, there is a PGCPS Bus Driver Job Fair being held Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at
Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, 12650 Brooke Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD, 9AM – 1PM
The position offers a starting salary of $16.68 per hour, with advancement opportunity up to $30 per hour. Paid commercial driver’s license (CDL) training is provided to all new hires. Applications are also being accepted online at www.pgcps.org; click “Careers” and enter job code IRC63769. To register for the upcoming job fair click HERE. For questions regarding this opportunity please contact 301-780-2191.
I’m learning new terms all the time, one is “repositioning.” That means that a developer is getting ready to renovate a not so upscale property and make it into something better. That’s what’s already started over at Overlook Apartments at 1507 Ray Road in Hyattsville. The entire Hyattsville area is on a major come up. Read this excerpt and consider getting enrolled in a first time homebuyer’s program or something before there is absolutely nothing left within this tri-state area that you can afford, “Work has started on an $8 million renovation of the Overlook Apartments in Hyattsville, Md. The project will encompass major new features for the property, including refurbished unit interiors, renovation of common areas and the leasing center, new landscaping and signage, plus new mechanical systems. The property, originally built in 1962, includes 187 units. Bethesda, Md.-based ROSS Development & Investment, which has owned and managed the property with affiliate ROSS Management Services for the past 30 years, is working on repositioning the asset, though it will still offer affordable units,” MHN Online. Wink-wink at affordable units.