(Hebron, Ky.) - Amazon.com is hiring 7,000 people in the U.S., and some of those new jobs are likely to be added in Hebron.
The world’s largest online retailer is focusing on order fulfillment to boost its business to meet growing customer demand. Packing and shipping jobs will be added at 16 facilities in the U.S., including the fulfillment center near the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Amazon said in a news release that the jobs offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, company stock awards and bonuses.
“We’re hiring more than 5,000 people to join our team and help us continue to innovate and serve our customers,” said Dave Clark, vice president of worldwide operations and customer service at Amazon. “We’re focused on sustained innovation across Amazon and want to help our employees succeed—whether at Amazon or elsewhere—so we offer programs like Career Choice, where we’ll pay for up to 95% of eligible employees’ tuition regardless of whether the skills they learn are relevant to a career at Amazon.”
Fullfillment network jobs are also available at Breinigsville, Pennsylvania; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Charleston, South Carolina; Chester, Virginia; Coppell, Texas; Haslet Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jeffersonville, Indiana; Middletown, Delaware; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Patterson, California; Phoenix, Arizona; San Antonio, Texas; San Bernardino, California; Spartanburg, South Carolina; and Tracy, California.
In addition to those 5,000 jobs, Amazon is also planning to hire more than 2,000 people for full-, part-time, and seasonal customer service positions in four locations: Winchester, Kentucky; Grand Forks, North Dakota; Kennewick, Washington; and Huntington, West Virginia.