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Amazon to create more than 2,500 full-time jobs in New Jersey

AmazonAmazon announced plans to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey.

The new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township will create more than 2,500 new, full-time jobs.

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Since Amazon launched operations in New Jersey in 2012, the company has grown its fulfillment workforce in the state to 13,000-plus full-time employees across seven existing facilities in Avenel, Carteret, Florence, Logan Township and Robbinsville.

Amazon employees at the more than 900,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Cranbury Township and the 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center in Logan Township will pick, pack and ship larger customer items such as music equipment, sports gear, and patio furniture.

The 900,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Edison will handle smaller customer items such as books, toys and kitchenware.

Full-time employees at Amazon receive competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package starting on day one including healthcare, 401(k) and company stock awards.

Amazon also offers regular full-time employees parental leave benefits and access to innovative 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, over 9,000 employees have pursued degrees in game design and visual communications, nursing, IT programming, and radiology, to name a few.




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