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Amazon to hire more than 120,000 workers for holiday season

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If you are searching for a job, Amazon is now hiring for over 120,000 jobs for the holiday season. These jobs will be for their fulfillment centers, sortation centers, and customer service sites.

“We prepare year-round for the holidays and we’re excited to hire for over 120,000 positions this season to help delight our customers,” said Dave Clark, Amazon Senior Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment. “We look forward to welcoming back holiday employees who return year-after-year to Amazon and welcome new faces to the team, many of whom will continue on with regular, full-time roles with the company after the holidays.” 

Amazon says the jobs offer "competitive pay, health insurance, disability insurance, retirement savings plans and company stock. The company also offers up to 20 weeks of paid leave and innovative benefits such as Leave Share and Ramp Back, which gives new parents flexibility with their growing families."

The new employees will be working with more than 125,000 full-time employees at Amazon's 75 fulfillment centers. Duties include picking, packing, and shipping customers' holiday orders. 

Positions are available in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky 
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma 
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington 
  • Wisconsin

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