Online classifieds portal Amazon.com has steadily been expanding its presence in North Carolina, plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months.
Many of the new jobs will be at fulfillment centers currently being built in a number of states, including California, Florida and Texas. More than 60 open jobs are already available, according to jobs site Indeed.com.
"These new job opportunities are for people all across the country and with all types of experience, education and skill levels -- from engineers and software developers to those seeking entry-level positions and on-the-job training. Many of the roles will be in new fulfillment centres that have been announced over the past several months and are currently under construction in Texas, California, Florida, New Jersey and many other states across the country," Amazon said in the announcement.
"In addition to direct job creation, Amazon businesses like Marketplace and Amazon Flex will continue to create hundreds of thousands of jobs for people across the U.S. who want the flexibility to start their own business, work part-time or set their own schedule," the statement added.