Lewisville, Texas, will gain 700 new employment opportunities courtesy of ""JPMorgan Chase & Co."":http://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/Home/home.htm The financial institution is set to open a major mortgage servicing center in the area, adding to the 2,000 people in the city who are already working for the bank.[IMAGE]
Chase's spokesman Greg Hassell stated that most of the hires will be working with consumers who hold delinquent mortgages, with the goal ""to help (borrowers) stay in their homes whenever possible.""
The bank didn't release pay scales for available positions, but the company did specify that a wide range of jobs will be open, including opportunities for business analysts, managerial staff, and supervisory positions.[COLUMN_BREAK]
Lewisville is the third city in Texas to recently experience a hiring push from Chase; the lender added 500 people in Coppell to conduct mortgage modifications, as well as 125 new employees in Fort Worth to handle records management.
Chase isn't the only financial institution to initiate hiring in North Texas this year; both ""Bank of America"":https://www.bankofamerica.com/ and ""Wells Fargo"":https://www.wellsfargo.com/ expanded in the region during 2011, with BAC boosting its loan-servicing staff in Fort Worth and Wells doing the same in San Antonio.
Chase, BAC, and Wells represent the three largest loan servicing operations in the U.S., and as of the end of the second quarter, they had collectively engaged in almost 900,000 loan modifications this year.
Chase will be holding a job fair at the Hilton Garden inn Conference Center in Lewisville on September 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates will need to apply online at www.jpmorganchase.com/careers (code 110072633) before appearing at the fair.