Job Fairs Hosted by Verizon Wireless Coming to Los Angeles Region

The company is hiring dynamic employees for sales and customer service roles

Oct 15, 2010, 18:25 ET from Verizon Wireless

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Californians eager to work at a growing company that has earned accolades for its unique benefits and culture now have an opportunity to apply for jobs at Verizon Wireless.

"Verizon Wireless has received many prestigious workplace awards, including LATINA Style's list of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S.," says Verizon Wireless director of human resources, Christina Brysacz. "We've also been named among the '50 Best Companies for Diversity' by In fact, in southern California, over seventy percent of Verizon Wireless employees are of Hispanic descent."

Verizon Wireless is hosting four job fairs in October in the Los Angeles region:  

Monday, October 18, 2010

Oxnard Marriott

2101 West Vineyard Ave.

Oxnard, CA 93036

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Woodland Hills Marriott

21850 Oxnard Street

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Monday, October 25, 2010

Courtyard Marriott

1710 Newbury Rd.

Thousand Oaks, CA  91320

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Grand Vista Hotel

999 Enchanted Way

Simi Valley, CA 93065

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Some of the creative work-life balance benefits Verizon Wireless employees enjoy include:

  • Education Reimbursement Program: encourages employees to further education and helps lessen the burden of paying for school and working simultaneously.
  • An additional $1500 in pay to bilingual employees in key sales and customer service jobs.
  • Volunteer matching program will donate $750 to a non-profit organization of the employee's choosing for time spent volunteering.
  • The Verizon Foundation offers scholarships to employees' children for education; matches employee donations to non-profit organizations; and, matches employee volunteer hours at non-profits with grants to those organizations  

At larger locations, like the company's Irvine, California, campus, the company also offers:

  • On-site health club with affordable dues and bathrobes for members.
  • Dietician-approved healthy lunches in the cafeteria to help employees maintain optimum health.

Nationally, Verizon Wireless has also been named among IDG's Computerworld annual Best Places to Work in IT list; BusinessWeek's Best Company to Launch a Career list; Black Enterprise magazine's list of 40 Best Companies for Diversity; and the National Association of Female Executive's list of Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.

For more information, please visit for a full listing of open career opportunities and job fair locations.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 92 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, Nasdaq: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at  

SOURCE Verizon Wireless