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Amazon holding 6 hiring events in southeast Wisconsin for 1,000 positions

UPDATE: There has been a location adjustment for Amazon’s hiring event: the Wednesday, Nov. 15 hiring fair at Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency has been consolidated to the Hampton Inn at 7300 125th Ave. in Kenosha.


KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Amazon is hiring for 1,000 open seasonal positions for customer fulfillment facilities throughout Southeast Wisconsin. Applicants can apply by attending one of the below hiring events. There are door prizes at some locations and on-the-spot job offers at all. Shift schedules vary as do responsibilities. Last year, thousands of holiday positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to continue that trend this year. Candidates can learn more and apply online at www.amazon.com/peakjobs.

  • Monday, November 13th, 8 AM-5 PM Location: UMOS Inc., 2701 S. Chase Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207
  • Tuesday, November 14th, 9 AM-4 PMLocation: Hampton Inn, 7300 125th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53242
  • Wednesday, November 15th, 9 AM-4 PMLocation: Hampton Inn, 7300 125th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53242
  • Thursday, November 16th, 10AM-2PMLocation: Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53140
  • Friday, November 17th, 8AM-6PMLocation: Guttormsen Recreation Center, 5411 Green Bay Rd., Kenosha, WI 53144

In addition to highly competitive wages, Amazon provides employees with highly competitive pay, health insurance, disability insurance, retirement savings plans and company stock. The company also offers up to 20 weeks of paid leave and innovative benefits such as Leave Share and Ramp Back, which give new parents flexibility with their growing families. Leave Share lets employees share their Amazon paid leave with their spouse or domestic partner if their spouse’s employer does not offer paid leave. Ramp Back gives new moms additional control over the pace at which they return to work. Just as with Amazon’s health care plan, these benefits are egalitarian – they are the same for fulfillment center and customer service employees as they are for Amazon’s most senior executives. In addition, our hourly fulfillment center employees are eligible for Amazon’s innovative Career Choice program that pre-pays 95 percent of the cost of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether those skills are related to jobs at Amazon. To date, more than 10,000 employees have taken the next step in pursuing their passion with career re-training through the Career Choice program.

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