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Thursday, February 22 Business

Amazon hiring 120K for holiday packing in Connecticut, U.S.

Amazon is hiring more than 120,000 people to pick, pack and ship merchandise during the 2017 holiday season, with the company expecting to keep many people on full time going forward as the Seattle behemoth continues its rapid growth.

Amazon has Connecticut sorting and distribution centers in Wallingford and Windsor, with the company aiming to open a third in North Haven that will have a base workforce of 1,800 people.

The company lists current openings online at www.amazon.com/peakjobs.

Alex.Soule@scni.com; 203-842-2545; @casoulman