Verizon Wireless Announces Major Hiring Effort Throughout New York Metro Region

The company is actively hiring 250 positions in New York and New Jersey to fuel its continued growth

Mar 26, 2014, 14:24 ET from Verizon Wireless

WARREN, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is adding 150 part-time and full-time sales solutions specialists in its retail locations across New York and New Jersey before the end of July 2014. In addition, Verizon Wireless is looking to hire 100 inside sales position at its call center in Orangeburg, N.Y. before the end of May 2014. Interested candidates for all positions may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at

The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment, and participation in the company's 401(k) program, with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to six percent of an employee's salary contribution.

Verizon, which employs approximately 3,000 employees across the New York Metro Region, offers tuition reimbursement for full-time and part-time employees, adoption assistance and bonuses, in addition to flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and evenings. The company promotes work/life balance by offering lactation rooms for new mothers, on-site college courses, education study rooms, dining facilities and state-of-the-art fitness centers staffed with personal trainers. The Orangeburg call center also offers an on-site day care center.

Verizon Wireless has been named one of the best companies for working moms by Working Mother for thirteen straight years, and Computer World lists Verizon Wireless as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT."

"Verizon Wireless is a growing company in an exciting industry, and we are expanding throughout New York and New Jersey," said Pat Devlin, President, Verizon Wireless, New York Metro Region. "We are committed to hiring talented, motivated employees who will deliver on the outstanding experience our customers expect." 

Verizon Wireless also actively recruits military veterans. "Veterans return home every day and have to begin new lives as civilians," said Michele Brookshire of Verizon's Talent Acquisitions Team. "Verizon recruiters are trained to understand the value of a candidate's military experience. We believe those sometimes intangible skills add value to our company and help a veteran to thrive in a team environment like ours."

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks.  As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ).  For more information, visit For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at or follow us on Twitter @VZWNews and @VZWNYMetro.  

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