Amazon to hire around 750 for seasonal jobs in Essex during festive season
Jobs / Tue 28th Sep 2021 at 02:14pm
AMAZON today announced it is hiring for 20,000 seasonal positions across its UK network of fulfilment centres, sortation centres and delivery stations during the festive season, including around 750 in Essex. Roles are available at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury and the delivery stations in Basildon, Romford and Harlow.
Pay for Operations roles starts at a minimum of £10.00 p/h rising to £11.10 p/h in some parts of the UK for all full-time, part-time, temporary, or seasonal roles in Amazon’s fulfilment centres, sort centres and delivery stations. Amazon’s delivery stations in Basildon and Harlow are also looking for individuals to deliver parcels in their spare time for between £13 to £15 per hour.
Amazon Flex is a flexible way of making extra income, so you are able to deliver as little or as often as you like. For more information about Amazon Flex or to sign up, go to https://flex.amazon.co.uk.
“We prepare year-round for the festive season, and we’re excited to have around 750 positions available this year in Essex. Our seasonal associates play an integral role in helping us deliver an exceptional experience for our customers,” said Amazon’s Tilbury fulfilment centre General Manager, Carlos Guijarro Benito. “We look forward to welcoming back seasonal workers who return year-after-year to Amazon and to welcome new faces to the team, many of whom will continue on to full-time roles with the company after the festive period.”
To find out more about working at Amazon, from the range of roles on offer to the work environment, through career development, safety and community engagement, visitaboutamazon.co.uk/workplace.
To learn more about and apply for seasonal opportunities at Amazon, go to jobsatamazon.co.uk. To see what it’s like to work at an Amazon fulfilment centre, sign up for a virtual tour at uk.amazonfctours.com.
Perhaps some of the thousands who have had an 18 month taxpayer funded furlough "holiday" who will be unemployed from Oct 1st can apply although it might be hard to adjust after all this time.