Consumer Cellular announces over 300 upcoming jobs in Oklahoma City
First business expansion outside of the western United States
OKLAHOMA CITY, December 07, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Top-rated mobile carrier Consumer Cellular announced today that it will bring more than 300 full-time and part-time jobs to Oklahoma City over the coming months.
The average full-time employee will earn approximately $ 54,000 per year and have full insurance benefits. Additional benefits include flexible hours and work-from-home options. Employees are also entitled to reimbursement of tuition fees and other incentives.
The move to Oklahoma City marks the first time in the company’s 25-year history that it has expanded outside of its corporate headquarters into offices in Arizona or Oregon.
Consumer Cellular CEO Ed Evans said Oklahoma City is strategically located in the center of the country, making it the perfect location for this expansion.
“As our business continues to grow, expanding our footprint is critical to staying competitive,” said Evans. “Oklahoma City is the perfect place to serve our customers located in the center of the country. I appreciate the support of our team, as well as all of our state partners who have helped make this possible. With this move, we look forward to improving our award-winning service while being a community partner in Oklahoma City. “
Consumer Cellular has been ranked number one by JD Power 11 times in a row for best customer service. The company is 100% based in the United States, where it serves more than 4 million customers.
“It is an honor to welcome Consumer Cellular to Oklahoma City,” said MP Stephanie Bice. “This company has a track record of success, and we are pleased to see them grow their business by opening an office here in Sooner State. Oklahoma is a premier destination for business development and expansion, with a low cost of living, and high quality of life. “
The Oklahoma City office will be located in the former Baker Hughes building, located at 12701 N. Santa Fe Ave. The company is looking to hire supervisors, IT support staff, call center representatives and more.
“I am proud to be one of the first to welcome Consumer Cellular to Oklahoma City,” said Roy Williams, president and CEO of Oklahoma City Chamber. “It’s a growing company with a strong track record in employee engagement and community partnership. We look forward to working with them as they grow. “
While the company is constantly recruiting, courses are limited to 30 to 50 people per training course to ensure practical instruction. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit www.consumercellular.com/careers, or to be on the lookout for hiring events in the area.
“Consumer Cellular is a proven and trusted company that invests heavily in Oklahoma City and we are proud to have them here,” said Shelley Zumwalt, director of the Oklahoma Securities Commission Employment. “We are also excited to be working with them to find high quality candidates to fill positions essential to their great team. I appreciate their partnership and dedication to creating jobs in Oklahoma City. “
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Alex Gerszewski, Director of Corporate Communications
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