Amazon Announces Mississippi Fulfillment Center; To Create 850 Jobs In Marshall

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(RTTNews.com) - Amazon.com ( AMZN ) announced plans for the first Mississippi fulfillment center to be located in Marshall County. The facility will create 850 full-time jobs.

The company noted that employees at the fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship household consumer goods.

Amazon employees at the 554,000-square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship items such as lawn and garden products, toiletries, and other household consumer goods.

On top of Amazon's $15 minimum wage, the company offers full-time employees benefits, which include comprehensive healthcare from day one, 401(k) with 50 percent match, up to 20 weeks paid parental leave and Amazon's Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for courses in high-demand fields.

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