Verizon Wireless Seeks To Expand Local Workforce At Job Fair In Westchester County, New York

ORANGEBURG, NY — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, is seeking highly-qualified applicants to fill customer-facing positions now available in the company's business sales, telesales and Communications Store teams throughout the New York Metro area.

The Westchester County job fair will take place Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Crown Plaza Hotel located at 66 Hale Avenue in White Plains, N.Y.

Among the new full- and part-time employees being sought are English-Spanish speaking candidates to meet the needs of the New York Metro area's growing Hispanic population.

Verizon Wireless consistently ranks as one of the best places to work in the United States. For the past eight years, Verizon Wireless has been named to Working Mother magazine's "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" list and Training magazine's annual list of "Top 125 Training Organizations in America," the highest ranked wireless company on the list in 2007, coming in at #4. (For more information visit Locally, Verizon Wireless was named one of the "Ten Best Places to Work" by both Hudson Valley Magazine and Rockland Magazine.

The company offers highly-competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment, a 401(k) program with dollar-for-dollar matching of up to 6 percent of the employee's salary contribution, profit-sharing, tuition reimbursement for continuing education and long-term incentive plans. Employees also can take advantage of numerous opportunities for career advancement.

Job requirements include one to two years of retail sales or service experience. A college degree is highly desirable. To learn more, interested candidates may visit the company's Web site at

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at