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New Altoona Amazon

Amazon officials said next Thursday, March 16 is the target date for some employees to start at the new Altoona warehouse located on Pleasant Valley Boulevard.

Amazon Staffing Coordinator Norkely Pena said they’re looking for people 18 and older to be part-time employees.

The maximum hours per week would be 19, Pena said, and the job would mostly consist of scanning packages.

Pena said during training, employees would need to work three consecutive days, but after training, workers would be able to pick three days a week to work.

Pena said anyone can apply for these jobs.

“Amazon is looking forward to hiring military. Also, we have jobs for people with disabilities. It doesn’t matter any type of disability that you have,”

Amazon representatives said there will be a great deal of hires.

If interested, you can click here and search Altoona to apply.

Pena said pay starts at $16 an hour.

“As of right now we don’t have an exact number, but we are looking forward to hiring as many people as we can in the community depending on demand because we’re looking forward to hiring so many people.”

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