Amazon hiring for 1,500 positions at West Jefferson fulfillment center

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File

WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio – Amazon is looking to fill more than 1,500 positions at its fulfillment center in West Jefferson.

Amazon said it picks, packs, and ships items from this center.

The company will offer a minimum wage of $15 per hour along with benefits for full-time employees.

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Amazon will also offer health care, a 401(k) plan and up to 20 paid weeks of parental leave.

If people wish to apply, they must be 18 years old or older and a high school diploma or equivalent.

People can apply by clicking here.

Amazon said it will also offer employees to be part of its Career Choice program, which pays for up to 95% of tuition for courses in high demand fields.