WESTON, W.Va. — Four hundred new jobs are available at iPacesetters in Lewis County, and the county is facing an increased need for housing, Economic Development Authority Director Mike Herron said Monday.
“That is significantly good news there,” Herron said.
The Development Authority will work with Workforce West Virginia and iPacesetters, a telemarketing company, to plan and host a job fair to help the company achieve its hiring goals.
“With that many additional people, they need some help,” Herron said. “It points out an example of why we need additional housing, because they are probably going to be hiring people from outside Lewis County to fill those kinds of numbers.”
Herron said the company, located on Arnold Avenue in Weston, is expanding into a building next door, and they already have begun hiring new employees. He said they’re working quickly to fill their numbers.
“That would be a major employer in the county,” Herron said. “Four-hundred people, one site…