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Verizon Wireless Hiring for 200 Positions in Northern and Central California

Company Actively Recruiting to Fuel Continued Growth

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the company's continued growth, Verizon Wireless is currently recruiting to fill 200 part-time and full-time sales and customer service positions in Northern and Central California by mid-year.

The company is aiming to fill 50 inside sales positions at its Rancho Cordova call center in Sacramento County, and 150 positions at retail locations in Cupertino, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Mountain View, San Mateo, San Francisco, San Jose, Bakersfield, Santa Barbara, Yuba City, Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Novato and Petaluma.

"Our employees are at the core of who we are, and Northern and Central California offer a pool of top-quality, highly-skilled talent," said Al Ringgold, associate director of HR for the Northern CA/Northern NV/Hawaii Region. "We are hiring to ensure we continue to deliver the outstanding experience our customers expect."

The 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 six percent of an employee's salary contribution. Verizon, which employs nearly 16,000 people in CA, also offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and bonuses. The company has been recognized as a leading employer by Working Mother, DiversityInc, Corporate Responsibility Magazine and Military Times.

Interested candidates can visit www.vzwcareers.com or attend one of these upcoming local events:
*Fairfield UOP Job Fair (April 3, 2014) – University of Phoenix – 5253 Business Center Loop, Fairfield, CA 94534
*Hire Live – Sacramento (April 8, 2014) – Embassy Suites – Riverfront Promenade, 100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
*Hire Live – Downtown San Jose (April 9, 2014) – Hyatt Place – 282 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose - West, CA 95113
*Hire Live – San Francisco (April 9, 2014) – Hyatt Regency – 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111
*Spring LGBT Career Fair (April 30, 2014) – SF LGBT Center – 1800 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks. As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers. Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ). 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.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

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