SOURCE: Vangent


December 22, 2009 10:50 ET

Vangent Partners With Local Staffing Agencies to Support 2010 Census Operations

Three Staffing Agencies Will Assist in Recruiting Approximately One Third of the Temporary Employees for the Sandy, UT Facility

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - December 22, 2009) - Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process services, announced it is working with three staffing agencies based in the Salt Lake City, UT area to assist with hiring efforts to support the 2010 Census.

Quest Staffing Services, Synergy Staffing Partners and Remedy Intelligent Staffing will assist with hiring approximately 500 temporary employees at Vangent's Sandy, UT call center facility which will serve as an information resource/hotline for residents who have questions about how to complete the census form. Employees will also answer general questions about the U.S. Census. The vast majority of jobs will begin in January 2010 with many assignments ending in August 2010.

Ideal candidates include full- or part-time job seekers, such as retirees, college students and unemployed persons. Off-hour schedules and foreign language speaking agents will receive additional differential pay. Vangent is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to hire a diverse workforce to support this effort.

Job seekers are encouraged to visit the company web site for hiring information. Click on the Census 2010 logo on the home page for more details.

To be eligible for employment, potential candidates for full- or part-time positions must:

--  Pass a security check that includes fingerprinting
--  Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
--  Be legally able to work in the United States (Two-year residency)
--  Sign a sworn statement to protect Census data
--  Be at least 18 years old

In addition to the Sandy, UT site, Vangent is operating similar call centers in Lawrence, KS, and Phoenix, AZ supporting the 2010 Census. Vangent is part of the Lockheed Martin-led Decennial Response Integration System (DRIS) program team responsible for the people, process, technology and infrastructure for the United States' 2010 Census.

About the U.S. Census

The 2010 Census is the 23rd Decennial Census, is required by the U.S. Constitution and is a top priority for the U.S. Government. Preparing for and conducting the Census represents this country's largest mobilization of the workforce in peacetime.

The Census has a significant impact on local communities. The data are used to apportion the U.S. House of Representatives. Data are also used to distribute $400 billion in federal funds annually to local, state and tribal governments for projects such as new roads, bridges, buildings, schools, electronic infrastructure and social services among the states.

About Vangent, Inc.

Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management and business process services to the U.S. federal and international governments, higher education institutions and corporations. Vangent's 7,000 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela and Argentina. For more information, visit

About Quest Staffing Services -

Quest Staffing Services provides employment-staffing services including temporary, permanent and professional placement to companies throughout the Wasatch Front. Since 1997, one of Quest's specialties is placing individuals with companies in clerical and light industrial areas. Its owners provide many years of industry and business experience. Quest has a fine team of office staff to perform in-house functions. Quest has provided jobs, temporary and/or permanent, to many individuals over the years and looks to continue growing. Quest is an active member of the Utah Staffing Association and the American Staffing Association. Quest can be reached at 801-968-3884.

About Synergy Staffing Partners -

Synergy Staffing Partners, LLC is a locally owned and operated company, centrally located in Taylorsville, Utah. The key to Synergy's success is their dedicated team of industry leading experts who are empowered to do what is required to retain clients and field associates. They provide proven methods developed after 40 years of combined industry experience. Among their principal businesses are short-term and long-term contracts, seasonal and project support, temporary-to-permanent transitional hiring, direct hire and payroll administration services. Synergy Staffing spends the time and resources necessary to fully understand the critical components of clients' staffing programs. They specialize in providing Light Industrial/Manufacturing, Administrative/Clerical and Professional level service fields. Synergy Staffing can be reached at 801-266-9675.

About Remedy Intelligent Staffing -

Founded in 1965, Remedy Intelligent Staffing has offices nationwide and is part of the independently-owned Select Family of Staffing Companies, a top 10 industry leader. Selecting the right person for a position is difficult, especially if clients need productivity and instant results. The difference between average and outstanding performance is directly related to how well the person is suited for the work, the company and their manager. It starts with understanding the whole person -- from the inside out. Remedy "gets" people. Understanding people helps recruit the right people, and understanding clients enables Remedy to find smart solutions for them and inspires them to deliver extra-mile service. Remedy can be reached at 801-685-8100.

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