COVINGTON, La. — Globalstar, a leading provider of mobile voice and data services via satellite, will conduct a career fair on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Covington. The hotel is located at 350 Holiday Square Blvd. on the northwest corner of Interstate 12 and U.S. Highway 190. Interested candidates may apply online before or after the job fair at Globalstar.com/careers.
LED FastStart® – the nation’s top-ranked, state workforce development program – is supporting the event. The career fair seeks applicants interested in customer relations positions. Globalstar’s customer relations specialists are integral to providing information about company products and services, while also working to resolve any challenges that affect customer loyalty and retention. Available positions include customer relations specialists and bilingual customer relations specialists fluent in Spanish, French or Portuguese.
Hiring begins following the job fair, after applicants go through a job-screening and pre-employment assessment process. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and are required to pass a drug screening and background check. Candidates also must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule at the Globalstar facility in Covington, which is staffed 24 hours per day with varying shifts.
In July 2010, Globalstar announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Milpitas, California, to Louisiana. The move also included the relocation of several other Globalstar business functions to Covington, including product development, engineering, network operation and control center, finance, accounting, sales, marketing, corporate communications and customer relations. This month, Globalstar will begin moving into its recently completed headquarters building in Covington.
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile-satellite voice and data services. Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil and gas, and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for asset and personal tracking, data monitoring, SCADA, IoT and other applications. The company's products include mobile and fixed-satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices, and flexible service packages. To date, Globalstar and its SPOT family of products have helped to initiate over 6,200 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit Globalstar.com.