Verizon Seeks to Fill 50 Positions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Verizon is hiring 50 customer contact representatives to handle incoming calls from customers requesting new services, changes or other services, and to recommend services and products to meet specific needs. The jobs are located in Fort Wayne.

Interested candidates can talk with Verizon representatives at information sessions scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Verizon offices, 8001 W. Jefferson Blvd. (enter at the back of the building), across from Lutheran Hospital. Applicants should bring their drivers license, social security card and information on previous employers and addresses to complete an application and be prepared to take a written test, which will be offered at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day. The testing takes approximately five hours, including the scoring and application process.

Candidates should be available to work between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The starting wage is $9.24 an hour up to $18.72 per hour, depending on an applicant's experience and education, with wage increases every six months. Verizon offers an excellent benefits package including paid training, company-paid medical, dental and life insurance and pension, and tuition reimbursement.

More information is available at www.verizon.com/careers.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), a 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 55 million customers nationwide. Verizon Business operates one of the most expansive wholly-owned global IP networks. Verizon Telecom is deploying the nation's most advanced fiber-optic network to deliver the benefits of converged communications, information and entertainment services to customers. Based in New York, Verizon has a diverse workforce of more than 252,000 and generates annual consolidated operating revenues of approximately $90 billion. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.