Amazon has announced six days of hiring events to fill more than 500 seasonal positions for its fulfillment center in Kent.
The events will be held at the Amazon staffing office at 21005 64th Ave. S. in Kent. Events are set for tomorrow and Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
With the holidays fast approaching, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant needs new staffers to help keep up with seasonal demand. New employees will join the more than 120,000 regular, full-time employees at Amazon’s more than 75 fulfillment centers across North America to help pick, pack and ship customers’ holiday orders.
So far this year, Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time roles in its fulfillment and customer service centers. Throughout the year on average, 90 percent of associates across the company’s U.S. fulfillment network are regular, full-time employees.