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Amazon Looking to Fill 1,500 Jobs in Middle Tennessee

Online retailer Amazon is now taking applications for about 15-hundred jobs at its new fulfillment centers in Lebanon and Murfreesboro.  Tennessee Career Center locations throughout Middle Tennessee are holding initial screenings and scheduling interviews through July 13th.

According to a news release from the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the warehouses will open in the fall and the positions will pay between $11 and $13 an hour plus benefits. 

Workers will fill customer orders for Amazon another third-party sellers.  With more than 65,000 employees, Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer with fulfillment centers in multiple states. 

The new warehouses opening in Lebanon and Murfreesboro are in addition to other Tennessee facilities in Chattanooga and Cleveland.

Lisa is a Scottsville native and WKU alum. She has worked in radio as a news reporter and anchor for 18 years. Prior to joining WKU Public Radio, she most recently worked at WHAS in Louisville and WLAC in Nashville. She has received numerous awards from the Associated Press, including Best Reporter in Kentucky. Many of her stories have been heard on NPR.