Growth in Demand for FiOS Services Spurs Verizon to Seek More Employees in Northern Virginia

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Spurred by a significant increase in demand for its FiOS services, Verizon is hiring 110 more employees to deploy and install the fiber-optic-based Internet and TV services in northern Virginia.

The company is seeking to hire cable splicing and outside plant technicians.  These employees and others support customers who purchase FiOS services.  Verizon delivers FiOS Internet Service and FiOS TV over the nation's most comprehensive fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network.  Only Verizon's FTTP network has earned the certification of the independent Fiber to the Home Council for providing fiber all the way to customers' homes.


The company is building its all-fiber network in much of northern Virginia, as well as other parts of Virginia and 15 other states where it provides landline phone service. 


Starting wages for the 110 jobs are $570-$1,191 a week (depending on experience and education).  Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, life insurance and a vision-care plan, as well as a 401(k) plan, paid vacation and tuition benefits.


Candidates can apply and schedule testing by visiting www.verizon.com/careers.


Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), a New York-based Dow 30 company, is a leader in delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving nearly 57 million customers nationwide.  Verizon's Wireline operations include Verizon Business, which operates one of the most expansive wholly-owned global IP networks, and Verizon Telecom, which is deploying the nation's most advanced fiber-optic network to deliver the benefits of converged communications, information and entertainment services to customers.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.