MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Online retailer Amazon is adding 2,000 jobs at its fulfillment centers in Florida.READ MORE: New Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant As President Biden Works To Slow Spread
Amazon already employs more than 2,000 people at its two distribution centers in Ruskin and Lakeland.
The available jobs include picking, packing and shipping customer orders.READ MORE: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants To Hand Out Taxpayer Dollars To Businesses That Defy Vaccine Mandates
All Amazon employees are eligible for benefits like health insurance, a 401(k) program with a 50 percent match, bonuses and stock rewards the day they start working. Amazon will also pre-pay 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand career fields, regardless if the field is relevant to jobs at Amazon.
The company finished construction on the 1.1 million-square-foot, $200 million fulfillment center in Ruskin in September and hired more than 1,000 workers to run it.MORE NEWS: Closing Arguments In Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial Begin Friday
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