AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – Amazon announced Friday that the company plans on hiring over 1,500 new, full-time employees ahead of the official launch of its operations in Akron.
The new hires will join the more than 23,500 full and part-time employees already working throughout the state.
Starting pay is $15 an hour minimum and includes comprehensive benefits starting the first day.
Candidates must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Applications open Friday at 1 p.m. Interested candidates can apply on the Amazon website.
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