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Amazon to open new center in Maryland, create 700 full-time jobs

Staff Writer |
Amazon plans to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East, Maryland.

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Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to create 700 new positions at its third Maryland facility.

The North East fulfillment center will support customer fulfillment. The company employs thousands of full-time employees at its Baltimore fulfillment and sortation centers and continues to hire to meet growing customer demand.

In addition to competitive wages and comprehensive benefits, Amazon also offers employees innovative programs like Career Choice, where it will pre-pay 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon.

Since the program's launch four years ago, more than 9,000 employees in 10 countries have pursued degrees in game design and visual communications, nursing, IT programming and radiology, to name a few.

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