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American Airlines To Hire 80 Home-Based Employees

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An American Airlines Inc. plane taxis past two others at LaGuardia airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. U.S. travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will rise 4 percent from last year as Americans take trips they had put off because of the weak economy, AAA said. (Source: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

An American Airlines Inc. plane taxis past two others at LaGuardia airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. U.S. travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will rise 4 percent from last year as Americans take trips they had put off because of the weak economy, AAA said. (Source: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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MIAMI (CBS4) – Looking for a job? American Airlines announced Wednesday that they are hiring 80 reservations representatives in the coming months.

The South Florida-based company said all positions are full-time and home-based. New employees will be able to work from home assisting customers with their travel needs by providing information on schedules, fares, and flight information. All new hires will be required to live within a 75 mile radius of Miami International Airport and complete a seven-week training programs which begins on June 10.

The airline said the first round of hiring last winter was a success and all employees hired are currently in training.

“We had a tremendous response when we posted the first 88 openings, and we are glad to be able to offer additional jobs,” said Marilyn DeVoe, American’s Vice President – Miami. “These positions will help us provide exceptional service to our customers and assist them with all of their travel needs.”

Candidates can visit aacareers.com to view the job posting and submit their application by April 15. Candidates must be 18 years or older, have a GED or high school diploma, and be located within a 75-mile radius of Miami International Airport.

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