Currently employs more than 10,000 in state
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2017) — Amazon plans to add more than 1,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs in Kentucky this year. The company, which recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of its 17-year-old fulfillment center in Campbellsville, employs more than 10,000 full-time employees across 11 sites in Kentucky.
Amazon plans to create 100,000 new jobs in the U.S. over the next 18 months. Many of the roles will be in new fulfillment centers that have been announced over the past several months and are currently under construction in Texas, California, Florida, New Jersey and other states.
In addition to direct job creation, Amazon businesses like Marketplace and Amazon Flex will continue to create hundreds of thousands of jobs for people want the flexibility to start their own business, work part-time or set their own schedule.