HENDERSON (KTNV) — Amazon is hiring for more than 1,000 full-time positions ahead of the launch of its 600,000 square-foot cross-dock facility in Henderson.
The company's cross-dock buildings receive large orders of inventory, largely from small and medium sized businesses, and redistribute products to fulfillment centers across its operations network.
Amazon says it has a minimum $15 per hour wage and offers full-time employees comprehensive benefits including full medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as a 401(k) with 50-percent match starting on day one.
The company also says it offers up to 20 weeks of maternal and parental paid leave and innovative benefits such as Leave Share and Ramp Back, which give new parents flexibility with their growing families.
Amazon says all associates will go through safety training and ongoing coaching, and will have access to continuing education opportunities through Amazon’s upskilling programs, such as Career Choice, in which the company 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 25,000 employees have pursued degrees in game design and visual communications, nursing, IT programming and radiology, the company says.
Amazon says its Henderson facility follows all health and safety protocols including social distancing guidelines.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or the equivalent. Candidates can learn more about the virtual hiring process and apply online at amazon.com/vegasjobs.