Lexington, Ky. – Amazon has announced it is creating 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand. This include thousands of positions in Kentucky at the Hebron, Lexington, Shepherdsville and Campbellsville fulfillment centers, as well as the Jeffersonville, Indiana, center across the river from Louisville.
Amazon has more than 90,000 full-time employees across its more than 50 fulfillment centers and 20 sortation centers in the U.S. To meet customer demand and prepare for the 2015 holiday season, Amazon has hired over 25,000 full-time employees since August.
“We’ve hired more than 25,000 full-time associates across the U.S. in recent months and we’re looking forward to adding 100,000 seasonal employees for the upcoming holiday season,” said Mike Roth, Amazon’s vice president of North America operations. “Following last year’s holiday season, tens of thousands of seasonal employees found regular, full-time roles with Amazon. We’re excited to grow our team by finding great talent through our seasonal hiring efforts in addition to creating new full-time jobs that offer comprehensive benefits starting on day one.”
Candidates interested in seasonal positions can learn more and apply online here.