Amazon announced on Thursday that they will be offering 120,000 seasonal jobs across the United States; including California. These positions will be available this holiday season at the fulfillment centers, sortation centers, and customer service sites. Many of the seasonal positions offered last year transitioned into regular, full-time work last year. Over 14,000 seasonal positions became regular positions and this year this number is expected to increase.
“This is our favorite time of year—we love serving customers during the busy holiday season and we’re excited to bring on more than 120,000 seasonal employees this year to support growing customer demand,” said Mike Roth, Amazon Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment. “Last year alone, more than 14,000 seasonal employees stayed on in regular, full-time positions after the holidays and we expect to increase that number this year.”
Full-time employees, which include approximately 90 percent of Amazon associates across the United States, receive benefits which including health care, 401(k) with 50 percent match, stock awards, and bonuses. Amazon also offers employees innovative programs such as Career Choice, which pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon.
Employment opportunities will are available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Candidates interested in seasonal positions can learn more and apply online at www.amazon.com/seasonal.
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