Sales Growth Leads Verizon to Hire More Employees On Maryland's Eastern Shore

SALISBURY, Md - Spurred by a significant increase in the demand for its products and services, Verizon is hiring 35 full-time, term customer sales and service employees for its call center on Mt. Hermon Road in Salisbury. 

The company is currently testing and taking applications for potential candidates.  These positions primarily involve selling Verizon's landline products and services to consumers in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.  The Salisbury center currently has 200 employees.

Starting wages for the 35 jobs range from $443.50 to $981 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), 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.