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Federal Agency Opens Satellite Office in Salt Lake CityOctober 23 2015 - 2:06 pm
For Immediate Release
Oct. 23, 2015
Federal Agency Opens Satellite Office in Salt Lake City
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center finds home for new office in Frank E. Moss Courthouse
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—The Program Support Center (PSC), the shared services agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has found a new home in Salt Lake City. The agency hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting today with Deputy Assistant Secretary Paul S. Bartley, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert and former HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt at the Frank E. Moss Courthouse.
“This is a double win for Utah,” Governor Herbert said. “We’re thrilled that the Program Support Center recognized our state’s potential in both workforce and location possibilities. The PSC will create high quality jobs for our talented workers, and it will lead in the restoration and utilization of one of our beloved historic buildings. We’re grateful for the opportunity to serve as home to an important agency and look forward to building a wonderful relationship with them.”
Just recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the PSC is the largest multi-function shared service provider to the federal government. Along with its services to HHS, PSC serves every federal agency, from the Department of Justice to the Social Security Administration. PSC provides essential functions necessary for agency operations. These supporting functions include accounting, supply chain management, call centers, procurement, and occupational health services, among others. In FY2015, PSC made $479 billion in grant payments, representing approximately 80 percent of all grant payments made by the federal government.
“As the largest multi-function shared service provider to the federal government, PSC is excited to serve our customers from our new Salt Lake City satellite office,” said Paul S. Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at HHS. “The historic Moss building offers PSC staff a one-of-a-kind office in the heart of a thriving and vibrant downtown Salt Lake City. PSC looks forward to growing this office with more than 100 hires anticipated through next year.”
PSC, headquartered in Bethesda, Md., is relocating multiple operations to Utah as a result of PSC’s efforts for nationwide consolidation to increase efficiency and collaboration. Ten regional locations will be consolidated into this new Salt Lake City office to support customers nationwide. Operations and necessary renovations of the historic Frank E. Moss Courthouse started in September. PSC’s Federal Occupational Health (FOH) clinic is located in the nearby Bennett Building three blocks from the Moss Building.
PSC plans to be completely staffed and fully operational by December 2016. The Salt Lake City satellite office will employ a wide variety of professionals to provide support services to agencies across the federal government. As with all federal positions, the Salt Lake City PSC opportunities will provide competitive salaries and full benefits. Those interested in working for PSC in Salt Lake City should visit www.usajobs.govto view posted positions. For general information about PSC, visit www.psc.gov.
About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on Governor Gary Herbert’s commitment to economic development statewide. Utah’s economic development vision is that Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business environment and tourist destination. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state. GOED accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around targeted industries or “economic clusters” that demonstrate the best potential for development. GOED utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission. For more information please contact: Michael Sullivan, 801-538-8811 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Program Support Center (PSC) is the largest multi-function shared service provider to the federal government. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), PSC provides customers support services focused on their needs—so they can focus on their core missions.
Established 20 years ago to reduce HHS’s annual spending and to increase the quality of its administrative services, PSC today offers over 40 services to HHS and other Federal agencies. PSC operates on a competitive fee-for-service basis in five key markets: administrative operations, real estate and logistics, financial management, occupational health, and procurement management.