Clark Howard

Amazon is hiring for work-from-home jobs in 15 states

Have you always wanted to work for Amazon? The online retail giant has just posted openings for remote seasonal shipping and delivery associates.

According to the job posting, this is a part-time role that requires a flexible schedule. Associates will work 20-29 hours per week, with additional hours during peak seasons. Your schedule will change based on the needs of the business.

The job pays $10 an hour through four weeks of training and increases to $12 per hour after training is successfully completed.

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“Amazon is seeking articulate, strategic applicants with a desire to work directly with customers and drivers to make sure packages are delivered on time,” the job posting says.

Your home address must be in one of these states to be considered:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

Amazon will provide laptops and headsets for the role, which requires associates to communicate effectively both written and verbally to handle customer and driver contacts via phone, email and/or chat.

Read more about the requirements and apply now on Amazon's website. The job ID is SF180014555.

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