Amazon begins hiring for 1,500 new jobs at Salt Lake City fulfillment center

Amazon has begun hiring for 1,500 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Salt Lake City for associates who will help launch the building.

When the 855,000-square foot facility opens later this summer, it will be Amazon’s first fulfillment center in the state. Associates at the new fulfillment center will work alongside Amazon Robotics to pick, pack and ship customer items such as books, toys and small electronics.

Applicants can apply online at Full-time employees at Amazon receive competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, performance-based bonuses, 401(k) and company stock awards starting on day one. The company also offers up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave and benefits such as Leave Share and Ramp Back, which give new parents flexibility with their growing families.

Applicants interested in early information about Amazon hiring opportunities can text SLCNOW to 77088.

Amazon is also hosting in-person hiring events where they will make on-the-spot job offers at the following locations and times:

WHEN: August 1- 6, 9am -4pm

WHERE: Vivint Smart Home Arena – Main Entrance, 301 West South Temple

WHEN: August 7 – 16, 9am-4pm

WHERE: Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S W Temple

Amazon also offers regular full-time employees programs like Career Choice, where it will pre-pay up to 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon. Since the program’s launch, more than 10,000 employees are pursuing degrees in game design and visual communications, nursing, IT programming and radiology, to name a few.