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Amazon Plans Two-Day Hiring Event Tuesday And Wednesday In Springfield

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UPDATE Tues, 2/23/21 8:30 a.m.:   A spokeswoman from the Missouri Job Center in Springfield says while it was initially understood that this hiring event would be for both Amazon locations, it was actually only for the Springfield location.  All of the appointments for job candidates for the Springfield Amazon hiring event are full.  A separate hiring event for the Amazon jobs in Republic will take place this spring, the spokeswoman said.

Original article:

A two-day Amazon hiring event is planned for Tuesday, February 23, and Wednesday, February 24, at the Missouri Job Center in Springfield.

If you plan to apply for a job at the Amazon Fulfillment and Distribution Center in Republic or the AMXL facility in Springfield, you must fill out an application online and make an appointment for an interview.

The interim director of workforce development for the City of Springfield said in a news release that Amazon is hiring around 500 for full-time jobs at the Republic Distribution Center and several hundred for part-time jobs at the AMXL facility in Springfield.  Starting pay is $15 an hour.

Face masks will be required at the hiring event.  For information, call the Missouri Job Center at 417-887-4343 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, February 22.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.