Amazon taking applications starting today

Basic Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years old
High School diploma or equivalent
Willing to work all shifts
Work overtime as required
Read and take direction in English
Pass a post offer, pre-employment drug screen and background check
Must lift up to 49 pounds
Stand / walk for shifts 10-12 hours long
Willing to frequently push, pull, squat, bend and reach

The hourly starting pay for a Warehouse Positions is $11 and $13 for a Lead Warehouse Position, plus shift differential, variable compensation pay, company stock and comprehensive benefits.

With over 65,000 employees worldwide, Amazon has fulfillment centers in multiple states. Amazon already operates fulfillment centers in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Lebanon, employing more than 2,500 workers.

Applications for Amazon jobs are available at the career center located at 155 Legends Drive, Suite M, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 6 through Aug. 17.