The Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the City of Lawton, is pleased to announce almost 500 new jobs coming to Lawton, Oklahoma.

In July 2013, Serco, Inc. was awarded a new contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services to support the newly created health benefit exchanges. Serco will operate four centers for the in-taking, routing, processing, reviewing, and troubleshooting of applications submitted for enrollment into a qualified health plan.

"We at Serco are grateful for the warm welcome from the Lawton-Fort Sill community and aim to become a true civic partner," said Alan Hill, Senior Vice President of Serco. "We selected Lawton for its readiness to support this program and strong workforce, and look forward to joining the community."

The Lawton/Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation is working with Serco officials in conducting a hiring event October 21 - 24 at the Lawton City Hall, 212 SW 9th Street downstairs banquet hall.  Serco has posted these new jobs online and individuals wishing to apply directly can go online at jobs.serco-na.com/lawton-jobs.

Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services primarily to the federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Serco has approximately 9,000 employees, annual revenue of $1.2 billion, and is ranked in the Top 35 of the largest Federal Prime Contractors by Washington Technology.