ERLANGER, Ky. — Amazon’s new sort center, located near the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, is officially open for business. Amazon welcomed new associates inside the 575,000-s.f. building for the first time this month to celebrate its Day One of operation.
This sort center will sort packages before being transferred to a delivery station or last-mile delivery partner for final delivery for customers. The sort center has created over 1,000 direct roles, all paying at least $15 per hour.
Amazon said it is proud to offer all associates the same industry-leading wage of at least $15 an hour, as well as a variety of benefits packages from day one. All full-time employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including full healthcare, a 401(k) with a 50 percent match, and access to continuing education via the Career Choice Program.
Part-time associates receive vision and dental benefits, life and AD&D insurance, as well as funding towards health insurance and access to Amazon’s innovative Career Choice program, which provides funding towards tuition for courses in high-demand fields. Seasonal part-time associates have access to 401k, and life and AD&D insurance.
Amazon stated it is doing everything it can to keep employees as safe as possible as it prepare for the launch. In fact, across the operations Amazon has invested more than $4 billion from June to April on COVID-19 related safety measures. This includes spending more than $800 million in the first half of this year on safety measures like temperature checks, masks, enhanced cleaning, gloves and sanitation stations, to name a few. In these unprecedented times, Amazon remains committed to the health and safety of its employees, partners and the customers.
Job candidates must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent to be considered. Jobs are available on a rolling basis and fill up quickly. Those interested are encourage to sign up for text alerts for regular updates. Interested candidates can sign up for text alerts by texting CVGNOW to 77088 to receive automated messages about job openings and visit http://www.amazon.com/cvgjobs to learn more and apply online.
For more information about open positions, visit www.amazon.force.