03.28.2007Corporate

Verizon to Fill 400 Positions in New York

NEW YORK - As the demand for Verizon's products and services continues to increase, the company is seeking to hire more than 400 employees to fill summertime positions.  The jobs are located in approximately 40 communities throughout New York state, including Albany, New York City, Garden City and Troy. (Note: See below for full list of communities.)


Verizon is seeking candidates for customer service administrator and field technician positions.  The customer service administrator position involves resolving customer repair issues in a fast-paced telephone call-center environment.  Applicants for the field technician position -- which entails installing, repairing and maintaining customers' telecommunications equipment -- must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record, and must successfully complete paid training.  Candidates for both positions should be available to work full time (40 hours per week) through the summer, possibly including nights, weekends and holidays.  Starting wages for the jobs range from $396.50 to $461 per week, depending on position and location.


Interested candidates can learn more about the availability of these positions in their area, and apply and schedule testing by visiting www.verizon.com/summerjobs.


Summertime positions are available in the following New York communities:


Downstate - Customer Service Administrator


Brooklyn
Garden City


Downstate - Field Technician


Astoria
Bayside
Carmel
Commack
East Hampton
Elmsford
Freeport
Hempstead
Hewlett
Hicksville
Holbrook
Laurelton
Maspeth
Nanuet
Peekskill
Riverhead
Roslyn
Saint Albans
South Hampton
Wantagh
Yaphank
Yonkers


Upstate - Customer Service Administrator


Albany
Troy


Upstate - Field Technician


Batavia
Buffalo
Depew
Eagle Bridge
East Aurora
Fallsburg
Getzville
Gowanda
Hamburg
Lockport
Malone
Niagara Falls
Olean
Plattsburgh
Saranac Lake
Saratoga Springs
Ticonderoga


Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), headquartered in New York, 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 more than 59 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.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon has a diverse workforce of approximately 242,000 and last year generated consolidated operating revenues of more than $88 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.


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