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Peckham hiring for IT Help Desk Jobs and providing IT Training for Persons with Disabilities

Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments)
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For Immediate Release                                          Contact: Shavonne Singleton, PR Coordinator

September 26, 2014                                                     517.204.7360 | ssingleton@peckham.org 

 

Peckham hiring for IT Help Desk Jobs and providing IT Training for Persons with Disabilities

 

LANSING/BATTLE CREEK/GRAND RAPIDS - Peckham, Inc. has jobs available for people with disabilities and veterans in the Lansing, Battle Creek and Grand Rapids, Michigan area.  Peckham is continuously hiring more than 125 IT Help Desk agents for full and part-time positions. Wages start at $14 and go as high as $18 /hr. plus a $3.81 health and welfare benefit, with opportunities for additional raises.

To be considered for these jobs, applicants must:  *Be a U.S. citizen. * Pass a federal background check (Have Good Credit, Trustworthy) * Have a high school diploma * CompTIA certification in either A+, Network+ or Security+ is preferred. *Some help desk experience through internship or employment is preferred.  

In addition to available jobs, Peckham will provide free certification training for qualifying individuals with no experience, but a demonstrated interest in exploring and becoming an IT-Tier 1 Help Desk agent. Individuals interested in applying for the job or starting training for an IT career at Peckham should contact Dave Atherton, at 517.316.4037 or email datherton@peckham.org.

“Peckham is excited to bring these IT opportunities for people with disabilities to this region,” said Jo Sinha, Vice President of Operations. “We are offering individuals with little to no experience in IT, a great way to get started in high-paying, entry-level positions that will also offer a tangible pathway to upward mobility in the IT industry.”     

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Named one of the Best and Brightest Michigan Companies to Work For, Peckham is an award-winning nonprofit organization that has received national recognition for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, a respectful culture and a flexible, quality workplace for employees. It also provides:


·         Clean, bright, accessible facilities

·         Supportive work environment

·         Premium Pay for 2nd or 3rd Shift in certain locations

 

·         On site wellness center and wellness incentives

·         Free training opportunities for advancement


Peckham support technicians handle over 2.5 million interactions a year. From answering simple end-user questions to providing front line ticket ownership for highly technical issues, Peckham offers customizable solutions that drive greater satisfaction, improve processes and reduce support costs.

Peckham Inc. is a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization that values quality, diversity and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons striving for independence and self-sufficiency. We embrace collaboration, effective resource management and innovative approaches to achieve world-class excellence.

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