ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) announced today that it is adding at least 30 new jobs in its Carrier Sales and Service Division at Frontier's regional headquarters 180 South Clinton Avenue in Rochester, New York.
"The addition of these local jobs is exciting for our company. These additional jobs demonstrate Frontier's commitment to the Rochester community and its economic health," shared Ann Burr, President, Northeast Region. "I also want to express Frontier's thanks to the Rochester Regional Joint Board, Workers United Local 2714 for partnering with the Company to facilitate the creation of jobs. This is a good example of the positive results that can be achieved through a great partnership of a company and union working together."
"I am very excited with the addition of these jobs and at the chance to grow our membership," remarked Marie Rodgers, Business Agent for the Rochester Regional Joint Board, Workers United. "I attribute this opportunity to the positive partnership our union has with Frontier and the professionalism of those currently working as part of Frontier's Carrier Sales and Service Team."
Frontier Communications offers an extensive suite of telecommunications products and services for businesses and consumers. These newly-created Special Account Representative jobs will be responsible for processing orders from Frontier's wholesale customers. Ideal candidates should possess a valuable combination of hands-on experience in customer service and sales, and a focused dedication to providing unmatched service to customers.
"We are grateful to the leadership team in the carrier services group led by Stephen LeVan, SVP Carrier Sales & Service, Kim Czak, AVP Wholesale Product, and Jim Abbott, Executive Director of Operations, for identifying Rochester as the right location for these new positions," stated Burr.
Frontier will be hosting a career fair on Wednesday, May 25th (location to be announced shortly). For more information or to apply, interested candidates can visit www.frontier.com/careers.
Frontier Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Frontier Communications does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class. Frontier is proud to have a 100 percent U.S. based workforce, and places a priority on hiring veterans.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 14,900 employees. A Fortune 500 company, Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and is the largest provider of communications services to rural America. It has a 100 percent U.S.-based workforce. More information is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/ir.
SOURCE: Frontier Communications
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