Gov. Scott and AT&T Announce More Than 200 New Jobs in Florida

Today, Governor Rick Scott and AT&T announced the company will fill more than 600 positions in the state of Florida, including more than 200 newly added jobs. During the event Gov. Scott awarded Carlos Blanco-Sposito, vice president and general manager for AT&T’s South Florida market, the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award.

Governor Rick Scott said, “AT&T’s continued commitment to creating jobs is great news for Florida families. Florida’s unemployment rate is below the national average at 7 percent and over 365,000 private-sector jobs have been created in two and a half years. Because of the policies we’ve put into place, companies like AT&T are continuing to recognize Florida as a great place to grow their business.”

The jobs being filled are a mix of retail, customer care and technician positions across the state and are part of AT&T’s continued investment in Florida to support new services like Digital Life, network enhancements, and provide the best customer service. AT&T already has hired more than 2,400 people in Florida through September of this year, including nearly 1,000 new jobs.

AT&T Florida President Marshall Criser, lll said, “AT&T continues to expand its customer base in Florida and invest in our network to ensure we are providing the high level of service customers have come to expect of the nation’s fastest and now most reliable 4G LTE network. As part our commitment to this level of customer service and to support our growth in Florida we are pleased to have the opportunity to welcome the more than 600 Florida residents to the AT&T family.”

“Providing a superior customer experience is our top priority,” said Carlos Blanco-Sposito, vice president and general manager for AT&T’s South Florida market. “Investing in our work force will not only benefit customers but also the local economy.”


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