American Airlines Hiring 80 More Reservations Representatives in South Florida

The employees will be able to work from home

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    American Airlines said Monday that it plans to hire 80 additional reservations representatives who will be able to work from home in South Florida.

    The employees will help customers by providing them information on schedules, fares and flights.

    The airline said it’s held two previous recruitment rounds for such home-based representatives in South Florida, with 88 employees graduating in April and 77 in July. A seven-week training program for the employees hired in the latest round will begin Oct. 21.

    “We have been extremely impressed with the quality of candidates that we have met during the first two rounds, resulting in 165 new American Airlines employees,” said Marilyn DeVoe, American’s vice president for Miami, in a statement. “This new group of representatives will join more than 10,000 American Airlines employees in South Florida. We are committed to this area and are pleased to continue to expand our presence here.”

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    For the job posting and more information, visit Candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a GED or high school diploma, and be located within 75 miles of Miami International Airport. Applications are due by Aug. 11.

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