News Release

200 New Jobs Coming To Verizon Wireless In New Mexico By Mid-Year

Company seeks candidates with a two-year degree for Customer Service positions

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April 7, 2009

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

Albuquerque, NM — One of the New Mexico's largest employers is hiring for 200 new Customer Service positions in its Albuquerque Call Center in the next three months.

Verizon Wireless currently has nearly 1,600 people serving customers in a variety of positions including customer service, sales and network. The company has 11 owned- and operated- retail locations throughout the state.

How to apply
The application process and additional information is online. Interested applicants should visit www.verizonwireless.com/careers to learn more and submit their application. Prior customer service experience is required and bilingual Spanish skills and a two-year degree or higher is desirable.

The company will also hold an onsite Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at the Albuquerque Center located at 7000 Central Ave. SW (Central and Coors). Attendees must apply online at www.verizonwireless.com/careers prior to attending the Career Fair in order to be considered.

Career development and benefits
Verizon Wireless has set the standard for customer service in the wireless industry and provides a best-in-class work environment with career development opportunities.

The company offers highly competitive salaries and benefits that include:

  • Health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment
  • A 401(k) program with dollar-for-dollar matching of up to six percent of salary
  • Profit-sharing
  • Tuition assistance for continuing education
  • Annual short-term incentives
  • Career progression and advancement opportunities
  • Discounted employee phone program

Verizon Wireless has received recognition as a leading employer including a Workplace Excellence award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence and has been named a "Working Mother 100 Best Company" by Working Mother magazine for eight consecutive years.

Investing in network reliability
Verizon Wireless has invested more than $275 million in its New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, network in the past eight years to ensure network reliability and expanded coverage, capacity and capabilities. During the same time period, Verizon Wireless has spent more than $50 billion on network investments nationwide.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 80 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. 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 www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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