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CenturyLink to expand dispatch center in Sioux Falls

Friday, January 16, 2015

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – CenturyLink, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its dispatch center in Sioux Falls by adding approximately 40 new positions. The expansion begins immediately at CenturyLink’s downtown office, located at 125 S Dakota Ave.

“I’m happy to hear CenturyLink has decided to expand in South Dakota and that they’re expecting this expansion will result in a number of new jobs in Sioux Falls,” said Gov. Dennis Daugaard.

This expansion was facilitated by partnering with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).  

“The GOED worked expeditiously with us to make this expansion a reality. We appreciate this great partnership and look forward to expanding our CenturyLink team in Sioux Falls,” said Julie Darrington, CenturyLink’s vice president of operations for North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

“CenturyLink has long been a valued communication infrastructure partner in the Sioux Falls area,” said Dean Dziedzic, Sioux Falls Development Foundation vice president. “CenturyLink’s local expansion confirms the business advantages modern communications companies find in Sioux Falls and South Dakota. Congratulations to CenturyLink on the new jobs it is bringing to our area.”

Applications are now being accepted via CenturyLink’s website at http://jobs.centurylink.com as well as via SD Department of Labor’s website at www.sdjobs.org

A job fair will be held Jan. 20 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at CenturyLink’s downtown office at 125 S Dakota Ave.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms, and provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.

 

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