|By PR Newswire||
|August 29, 2013 02:16 PM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the company is recruiting for careers in key locations across California, including hundreds of opportunities in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
AT&T is hiring in many parts of its business, primarily retail operations. Full and part-time positions for Retail Sales Consultants offer a competitive salary, full benefits, and paid training on the latest technologies and devices.
The company also needs premises and splicing technicians to support growing customer demand for the company's award-winning U-verse suite of services, which includes advanced digital TV, high-speed internet and voice services.
"I've called on companies across San Francisco to put our residents to work and keep driving our thriving economy," said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. "I applaud AT&T's commitment to San Francisco and their commitment to hire San Franciscans, making sure they have the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century workforce."
People living in the Bay Area and seeking work can apply for available AT&T positions in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Rafael, San Leandro, San Jose, and other locations. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, pension and/or 401(k) savings plans, and a wide range of potential career opportunities. AT&T is urging interested candidates to apply online at www.att.jobs.
"I'm proud that AT&T is creating new job opportunities in the Bay Area and across California," said Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California. "As a leader in communications technology, we are investing in the Bay Area and in California to empower, engage and transform the way people interact with each other and the world around them."
AT&T is one of the largest employers in America and the nation's largest private employer of full-time union employees. With highly competitive wages and benefits, AT&T jobs are among the best in the U.S.
In addition to creating new jobs, AT&T has invested more than $2.4 billion in its wireless and wireline networks across the Greater San Francisco Bay Area in the past three years, 2010-2012. As part of that investment, AT&T completed nearly 875 wireless network upgrades in six key categories during 2012 including activating new cell sites, adding capacity, upgrading cell sites to provide fast 4G LTE mobile Internet speeds and deploying high-capacity Ethernet connections to cell sites.
Over the past five years, AT&T invested nearly $98 billion into its wireless and wireline networks across the country. Since 2008, AT&T has invested more capital into the U.S. economy than any other public company. In a July 2012 report, the Progressive Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. "Investment Heroes."
Again, anyone interested in the job openings at AT&T is encouraged to apply online at www.att.jobs.
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