Wells Fargo to hire 900 workers at job fair

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- Wells Fargo’s mortgage division plans to hire roughly 900 employees at a job fair later this week.

The jobs will be based in a new loan operations center opening in Tempe, as well as at other Valley facilities.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage says the new 111,000-square-foot facility will open in early February at 1616 W. 17th St. in Tempe. The center will handle loan processing, underwriting, closing and post-closing issues.

Wells Fargo will be filling hundreds of positions at a job fair Jan. 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix.

Candidates will need prior mortgage experience in one or more of the following areas: underwriting, processing, telephone sales, lending, audit and quality control. Some opportunities will include manager positions.

Depending on the position, Wells Fargo is looking for people with mortgage experience ranging from six months to more than four years. Other job requirements could include good customer service, communication and interpersonal skills, along with and ability to work independently and handle confidential material.

Applicants should apply online at www.wellsfargo.com/career, even if they attend the job fair.

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