Amazon Is Hiring Thousands Of Temp Workers For The Holiday Shopping Season

Posted: Nov 2 2010, 8:47am CDT | by , in News

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Amazon is preparing their operation for the holiday shopping season in a big way. The online retailer announced today a huge hiring of temporary workers in their fulfillment centers. The Amazon fulfillment centers in Campbellsville, Ky. and Lexington, Ky. require thousands of temp workers. The Las Vegas, NV fulfillment center requires hundreds. Amazon says that candidates should be highly motivated with drive, ambition and a passion for providing customers a first-class shopping experience.

Available positions include full-time roles in Picking, Packing and Receiving/Shipping and will require standing, walking and lifting on a regular basis. A high school diploma/GED and the ability to pass a background check are required. For contact information regarding these jobs see the press-releases on

"We are looking to hire smart, friendly and dedicated people to help us deliver a great experience for our customers during this holiday season," said Dave Clark, vice president, Amazon North America Operations. "We focus on working hard, having fun and making history at all of our facilities across the United States."

Amazon has reported staggering order numbers in the past years during the holidays. This is a big logistical challenge, but Amazon is known for mastering it every year. In related news, Amazon has already announced the Black Friday Sales week.

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