Verizon Wireless Job Fair In Portland, Oregon Mon. Oct. 3

BEAVERTON, OR — Portland area residents eager to work at a growing company that has earned accolades for its unique benefits and culture now have an opportunity to apply for jobs at Verizon Wireless.

“Verizon Wireless has received many prestigious workplace awards, including Working Mother Magazine’s 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list,” says Verizon Wireless director of human resources, Bhavani Pendleton. “We’ve also been named among the ‘50 Best Companies for Diversity’ by and a “Best Place to Work for Recent Grads” by Experience, Inc. and by”

Verizon Wireless is hosting a job fair next Monday:

Event: Date: October 3rdTime: 9am to 3pmLocation: Governor HotelAddress: 614 SW 11th AvenuePortland, OR 97205

Candidates are encouraged to apply online in advance of the Job Fairs at to reduce wait times.

Some of the creative work-life balance benefits Verizon Wireless employees enjoy include:

  • Education Reimbursement Program: encourages employees to further education and helps lessen the burden of paying for school and working simultaneously.
  • An additional $1500 in pay to bilingual employees in key sales and customer service jobs.
  • Volunteer matching program will donate $750 to a non-profit organization of the employee’s choosing for time spent volunteering.
  • The Verizon Foundation offers scholarships to employees’ children for education; matches employee donations to non-profit organizations; and, matches employee volunteer hours at non-profits with grants to those organizations

Nationally, Verizon Wireless has also been named among IDG’s Computerworld annual Best Places to Work in IT list; BusinessWeek’s Best Company to Launch a Career list; Black Enterprise magazine’s list of 40 Best Companies for Diversity; and the National Association of Female Executive’s list of Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.

For more information, please visit for a full listing of open career opportunities and job fair locations.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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