Published: Aug 15, 2014 5:39 AM EDT
Updated: Aug 15, 2014 12:29 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Alta Resources is hosting a two-day job fair to fill more than 1,200 seasonal positions in Fort Myers. The call center operating company works with big companies on their heath insurance needs. Company leaders say the seasonal workers are needed for the open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act.

Companywide, Alta Resources needs to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. Of the 1,200 open positions at its Fort Myers campus, approximately 1,000 are still available.

The English and English-Spanish bilingual positions are primarily seasonal and range from full to part time. Positions are immediate, and qualified applicants will begin as soon as possible.

Available opportunities include customer care; inbound, licensed health-insurance sales; and team leadership. Alta Resources offers paid training, competitive pay, a team-based culture, skills development and advancement potential for high performers. The company also pays for health insurance sales licensing for qualified candidates; licensing will be specific to the state(s) a sales representative will service and is his or hers to retain for as long as the license is valid.

Interested candidates are encouraged to search jobs, create a profile and apply online at JoinAlta.com before attending the job fair, and then visit the Gateway location for immediate, on-site interviews with hiring professionals. While there, they will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the growing company.

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Gateway Corridor at 12600 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers