Verizon Recruiting 48 Bilingual Directory Assistance Operators to Work at San Angelo, Texas, Call Center

SAN ANGELO, Texas - Verizon will hold recruiting sessions on March 28 and 29 to hire 48 bilingual operators for directory assistance jobs at the company's San Angelo call center.  A recruiter will be available at the call center to discuss the jobs, and required tests will be administered to determine qualification.

The jobs involve providing business, residential and government telephone listings as well as delivering horoscope readings, weather, movie listings, sport scores and other information services.  Fluency in English and Spanish is a core requirement, along with work-hour flexibility.  Work hours vary and may include days, nights, weekends, holidays and split shifts, such as half a tour in the morning and the second half in the evening.  The San Angelo center, located at 2701 Johnson Ave., operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Successful applicants will receive paid training and a starting wage of $8.25 an hour, with increases every six months up to an hourly top wage of $13.10.

On March 28, the job fair runs from noon to 7 p.m., with testing under way at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. On March 29, the job fair is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with testing scheduled for 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. 

Candidates interested in being tested for these jobs on Friday or Saturday should pre-register online by applying and scheduling testing for March 28 or March 29 at www.verizon.com/employment.  Walk-ins can register to be tested as well.  Testing candidates should arrive 30 minutes before their appointment and bring a government-issued photo ID and proof of a Social Security number.

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 nearly 66 million customers nationwide.  Verizon's Wireline operations include Verizon Business, which delivers innovative and seamless business solutions to customers around the world, and Verizon Telecom, which brings customers the benefits of converged communications, information and entertainment services over the nation's most advanced fiber-optic network.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of nearly 235,000 and last year generated consolidated operating revenues of $93.5 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.