Background screening company creating 90 jobs in Columbia

COLUMBIA — A company that does background checks for employers is expanding in South Carolina, investing almost $3 million in a facility in Columbia and creating 90 jobs.

General Information Services announced the expansion Monday. The company already employs 1,000 people at its headquarters in neighboring Lexington County.

The company is leasing office space for the Columbia expansion. The new jobs will be created during the next five years.

General Information Services has an operations center in Dallas as well as sales offices across the nation.