PHARR - Convergys Corporation is seeking candidates from throughout the Rio Grande Valley to fill 400-plus full- and part-time positions at its contact center in Pharr.

Interested candidates are invited to attend an on-site Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 2 at Convergys, 500 N. Jackson Road in Pharr. New employees will provide customer service and sales support for Convergys clients in the cable/satellite and telecommunications industries.

"These positions are ideally suited to anyone with strong computer and problem solving skills and sales experience who appreciates the importance of building strong customer relationships," said Colleen O'Sullivan, recruiting manager for the Convergys contact center in Pharr. "Working at Convergys as a customer service/sales representative also can be a stepping stone to a long-term career in operations, recruitment, or training at a location which has been part of the Pharr business community for 12 years."

Convergys offers employees competitive wages plus performance incentives, five to seven weeks of paid comprehensive training, and benefits including medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), and paid and unpaid time off.

Potential Convergys employees should possess solid customer service and sales experience, strong computer and keyboarding skills, and the ability to work a flexible schedule, including morning, midday and evening shifts. Employment with Convergys also is contingent on the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Interested candidates may apply online at www.convergys.com/careers.