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Verizon Wireless Announces Major Hiring Effort in Kansas & Missouri

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Verizon Wireless Announces Major Hiring Effort in Kansas & Missouri

12:30 EDT Thursday, April 03, 2014

The company is actively hiring approximately 70 positions across the two states to fuel continued growth

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is adding nearly 70 full-time positions before the end of June in the states of Kansas and Missouri. The positions will be based across the two states and interested candidates may apply by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at www.vzwcareers.com. 

  • Verizon Wireless is planning to hire approximately 30-35 full-time positions in Kansas
  • Verizon Wireless is planning to hire approximately 30-35 full-time positions in Missouri

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 of up to six percent of an employee's salary contribution.

Verizon, which employs more than 1,100 people across the states of Kansas and Missouri, offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and bonuses. The company promotes work/life balance by offering lactation rooms for new mothers, on-site college courses, tutoring services, dining services, dining facilities and an Employee Assistance Program.

Verizon Wireless has been named one of the best companies for working moms by Working Mother for 13 straight years. Computer World lists Verizon Wireless as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT."

"Verizon Wireless is a growing company in an exciting industry, and we are expanding across Kansas and Missouri," said Brendan Fallis, president of the Kansas/Missouri region for Verizon Wireless. "We are committed to offering resources to all our employees that help them enjoy work and grow their careers without sacrificing the things that are most important to their families."

Verizon Wireless also actively recruits military veterans.

"Veterans return home every day and have to begin new lives as civilians," said Michele Brookshire of Verizon's Talent Acquisitions Team. "Verizon recruiters are trained to understand the value of a candidate's military experience. We believe those sometimes intangible skills add value to our company and help a veteran to thrive in a team environment like ours."

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks. The company serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 72,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.  For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews. 

MEDIA CONTACT:Brenda HillVerizon Wireless 913-344-2922Brenda.Hill@VerizonWireless.com@VZWbrenda

Michael Zermanfor Verizon Wireless 314-552-6787mzerman@webershandwick.com

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

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