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Company to hire about 1,200 people for Sandy office

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Posted at 2:42 PM, Aug 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-16 16:42:52-04

SANDY, Utah – Sandy Mayor Tom Dolan and economic development officials cut a ribbon Friday morning to open a new office that will bring more than 1,000 jobs to Sandy.

The ribbon cutting ceremony was for General Dynamics Information Technology, which needs to hire about 1,200 people.

Dan Johnson, president of General Dynamics Information Technology, said their hiring is ramping up.

“We have opened our doors on August 1st and started to ramp up to what could be 1,600 people in supporting the Affordable Care Act implementation, which begins enrollment on October 1st,” he said.

The jobs are full-time with benefits, and company officials said they want to have most of the positions filled by October 1. The company will hold several job fairs in the coming weeks. For more information about their recruiting events, click here.