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Federal Agency to Open Satellite Office in Salt Lake City

August 21 2015 - 10:42 am

Press Release
For Immediate Release
August 21, 2015

Contact:
Michael Sullivan
Director of Communications, GOED
801-538-8811
mgsullivan@utah.gov

Michael Weiss
Director of Communications, PSC
301-492-4640
michael.weiss@psc.hhs.gov

Federal Agency to Open Satellite Office in Salt Lake City
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center
To open a new office in former courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce that the Program Support Center (PSC), the shared services agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will open a satellite office in downtown Salt Lake City. PSC will begin operations in the former Frank E. Moss U.S. Courthouse beginning in September 2015.

“Utah has an incredibly vibrant business environment and a highly-skilled workforce,” said Val Hale, executive director of GOED. “Years ago, a federal operation like this might have picked a larger metro area in California or Colorado. It’s wonderful to see more and more businesses—and government entities—understand the value of locating in Utah.”

“When choosing the location for our soon-to-be-opening satellite office, we worked closely with the General Services Administration (GSA) and recognized that Salt Lake City is a dynamic and growing city, in a region with much to offer and a low cost of living,” said Paul S. Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at HHS. “As part of our commitment to provide the highest quality service to our customers, we are excited to open and grow this office with more than 100 hires anticipated through next year.”

PSC is the largest multi-function shared service provider to the federal government. PSC offers services in financial management, occupational health, real estate, procurement, and administrative operations.

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.gov to view posted positions. For general information about PSC, see www.psc.gov.

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About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
Web: business.utah.gov
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 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 mgsullivan@utah.gov

About PSC
Web: psc.gov
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.