QCOSTARICA | Uber, the international mobile ride request company, announced establishing in Costa Rica its first “Excellence Centre in Latin America”, generating more than 300 jobs by the end of the year.

The company is looking to recruit the first group of 25 customer service specialists, with expectations to being operations in coming weeks. After that it will continue to groups of up to 25 people every few weeks, until reaching its goal of 300.

The employees will be bilingual, Spanish-English, with functions in customer service, data entry, data analysis, support to users of the Uber service in Latin America.

Applicants can apply direct at Uber and at the CINDE job fair that will be held from February 19 to 21 at Antigua Aduana (old customs building) in San Jose/

“We are very excited to be here and start operations in this city (San Jose) that has a tradition of hosting innovative companies. We are not only investing in the city, but also proud to bring jobs, at all levels, to the region,’ Said Humberto Pacheco, director of Uber in Costa Rica.

Uber says the investment in the customer service cente will be US$3.5 million dollars.

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