Update: Crowds Line Up for Verizon’s Career Open House

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – As of 10:45 a.m. more than 300 people had come through the doors of the Verizon Wireless call center in Huntsville to apply for openings announced earlier this week.

Verizon announced earlier this week it will hire 400 full-time employees in Alabama this year.  More than 300 of the available positions are for customer service-related opportunities at the Huntsville call center.

“We’re looking for customer service professionals who are looking to start a career with a technology company here in the Huntsville call center. We handle hundreds of calls a day and we’re looking for employees who have a dedication on delivering a great experience for our customers,” explains Huntsville Call Center Director Kerry Wendel.

WHAT:

Job seekers with a passion for the coolest tech gadgets and great customer service are invited to apply for immediate openings as customer service representatives that Verizon Wireless is looking to fill at its South Area Call Center in Huntsville.

WHEN:
Verizon Wireless Huntsville Call Center Career Open House
475 Quality Cir NW
Huntsville, AL 35806
Thursday, May 8
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

WHY:
This event is open to the public and provides opportunities for candidates to learn an overview of available positions; interact with Verizon’s hiring officials and receive a tour of the facility.

HOW:
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit Verizon.com/jobs to apply for job number 350080.

Great Place To Work
• The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment, and participation in the company’s 401 (k) program with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 6 percent of an employee’s salary contribution.

• Verizon, which employs more than 1,600 employees statewide, and over 176,000 employees company-wide, has been named one of the best companies for working moms by Working Mother for thirteen straight years.

• Computer World lists Verizon Wireless as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT.” CivilianJobs.com named Verizon Most Valuable Employer for Military in 2013. The company offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and bonuses and promotes work/life balance by offering on-site college courses, education study rooms, dining facilities and state-of-the-art fitness centers staffed with personal trainers.