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Verizon Wireless Announces Major Hiring Effort in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Verizon Wireless is currently recruiting for 42 open full-time retail, sales and customer service positions in Maine. The opportunities are based throughout the Pine Tree State and interested candidates may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at The recruitment for these 42 positions in Maine is part of a larger hiring effort across New England to add 330 new employees throughout the six-state region.

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 Wireless, which employs more than 350 in Maine and 2,500 throughout New England, also offers employees tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and bonuses.

"Our employees are at the core of who we are, and we know Maine offers a pool of top-quality, highly skilled talent,” commented Christine Berberich, president of New England for Verizon Wireless. “Verizon Wireless is a growing company in an exciting industry, and we are hiring here in Maine to ensure we continue to deliver the outstanding experience our customers expect."

Verizon Wireless actively recruits military veterans.

"Veterans return home every day and have to restart their lives as civilians," commented director of Human Resources for Verizon Wireless, Julie DeCosta. "Verizon Wireless recruiters are trained to understand the value of a candidate's military experience. We believe veterans thrive in a team environment like ours.”

Verizon Wireless 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."

Verizon Wireless completed $245 million in wireless network enhancements across New England in 2013, increasing the company's regional network investment to $3.6 billion since its inception in 2000. Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network, which is twice the size geographically of any other 4G LTE network in the U.S. Available to nearly 305 million people in more than 500 markets across the country, the Verizon Wireless network covers more than 97 percent of the U.S. population. To see 4G LTE coverage across the country and locally please visit:

Verizon Wireless ranked highest among all other national wireless providers in New England states Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, in the J.D. Power 2014 Wireless Network Quality Study℠, Volume 1, issued March 6, 2014. This is the 19th consecutive reporting period that Verizon Wireless ranks highest in the Northeast region.

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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 For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at or follow us on Twitter at

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