Amazon said it will hire 1,100 for sort center in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Amazon says it will hire more than 1,000 people for a sort center in Charlotte.

The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that the e-commerce giant opened its new 600,000-square-foot sort center on Sept. 20.

The company said it will bring in 1,100 full and part-time workers to the facility. Hiring has begun and positions are still available at both the new Charlotte sort center as well as a Concord delivery station.

The company said pay starts at $15 an hour plus benefits for full-time employees. Amazon now has 17 sites in the state.

The Seattle-based company said it has more than 6,000 employees in North Carolina.

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