MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you’re looking to get back into the workforce, Amazon is hiring 125,000 employees.
The jobs are in the retailer’s fulfillment and transportation operations in more than a dozen states.READ MORE: ‘Treating Those Immigrants Like Dogs’: North Miami Mayor Sickened By Images Of Border Patrol Agents Using Whips To Corral Haitian Immigrants
Both full-time and part-time jobs are available, and they pay more than $18 per hour, on average. This is in addition to added benefits on day one for all employees.READ MORE: ‘Such A Demonic Spirit’: 70-Year-Old Man Stabbed In Random Attack At Miramar Plaza
“These are great jobs with great benefits on day one. The benefits are health benefits – vision, dental, 401k,” said VP David Bozeman. “We’re super excited to announce up to 20 weeks paid of parental family leave, so great jobs with great benefits.”
Amazon plans to open more than 1,000 new fulfillment centers and delivery stations this month.MORE NEWS: Florida Cabinet Approves 13-Mile Extension Of Dolphin Expressway
After this new round of hiring, the company will employ more than 1.3 million people altogether.