Amazon needs 500 employees in Georgia

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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon package. The offer, announced Monday, May […]

MACON, Ga. (AP) – Amazon is looking to fill about 500 part-time and full-time positions during a job fair in Georgia.

The company announced Friday that on-the-spot job offers will be made during the hiring event for Amazon’s fulfillment center in south Bibb County. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Anderson Conference Center.
 
The Telegraph reports the new hires will pack and ship large customer items, such as sports equipment, patio furniture, pet food and household goods.
 
Minimum wage at Amazon is $15 an hour. Full-time employees also receive benefits including health, vision and dental insurance, a 50% matched retirement plan as well as up to 20 weeks for maternity and family leave.

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