BEAVERTON, OR — Portland area residents 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 Working Mother Magazine’s 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list,” says Verizon Wireless director of human resources, Jennifer Beery. “We’ve also been named among the ‘50 Best Companies for Diversity’ by DiversityBusiness.com and a “Best Place to Work for Recent Grads” by Experience, Inc.”
Verizon Wireless is hosting a job fair next week in the Portland area:
Thursday, November 9
9000 SW Washington Square Road
Tigard, OR 97223
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Candidates are encouraged to apply online in advance of the Job Fairs at www.verizonwireless.com/careers to reduce wait times.
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.
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 www.verizonwireless.com/careers 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 93 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 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.