Amazon Begins Operations in Greenwood

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Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) has officially begun operations in Greenwood. The $80 million receive center in the Johnson County city is still filling jobs for Amazon's customer fulfillment operations, including receiving, picking and shipping and supporting network logistics.

The center opened officially Wednesday. Plans for the 615,000-square-foot facility were first announced in October. At the time, the company said the project would create more than 1,250 jobs.

Amazon says it offers a $15 per hour minimum wage and full-time employees are offered benefits including comprehensive healthcare, 401(k) with a 50% match and up to 20 weeks paid parental leave, in addition to the company's Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for courses in high-demand fields. 

Interested candidates must be at least 18-years-old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Veterans and military spouses are being encouraged to apply. You can find more information on the jobs and how to apply by clicking here.

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