Columbia SC Jobs Update – Verizon bringing 500 new jobs in NE Columbia

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
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Verizon is bringing 500 new jobs to their northeast Richland County call center

This article is summarized from and

Corporate officials say the 500 jobs will be added at a rate of about 40 a month over the next year to the call center in Elgin.

One of the reasons is because of the addition of Verizon's version of the iPhone for their customers.This month, Verizon will add Apple’s iPhone to its line of smart phone products. Previously, the iPhone had been available only with AT&T’s wireless service. Verizon is anticipating heavy demand and numerous new users as as result.

The company employs more than 1,500 people in its 24/7 call center operation. Verizon moved from Forest Acres out to its new $40 million facility on Spears Creek Church Road in 2010.

The starting pay for these jobs will be $27,000.  Verizon offers medical benefits to employees as they start and has a partnership with Strayer University to provide collegiate education on its campus. It was important to a high-tech company such as Verizon to offer an educational option to its employees, May said.

Interested applicants should go to and look for job ID number 268544.

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