A new call center in Wise County will bring 500 new jobs to the area. Frontier Secure, a company based in the growing field of cyber security, is opening a customer call center.
Wise County Economic Development Director Carl Snodgrass says Wise and the surrounding area hopes for major growth in this sector.
The work will include customer service involving security issues and technical support for companies.
Entry level employees for frontier are earning around $12 an hour.
Snodgrass even says if an adequate talent pool can be developed, even more than 500 jobs could be possible.