Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that it is seeking to hire thousands of temporary positions at its Coffeyville, Kansas fulfillment center for the holiday season.

Hourly openings are available for temporary positions in Picking, Packing and Receiving/Shipping across multiple shifts. Eligible applicants must be able to stand and walk during 8-12 hour shifts and lift up to 50 pounds.

“We’re looking to hire smart and motivated people across the U.S. to help us deliver a great experience for our customers during the holiday season,” said Dave Clark, vice president of Amazon’s North American Operations.

Amazon hires thousands of temporary employees each year to manage variation in customer demand and as a way of finding high-quality full-time employees. Over the past 12 months, Amazon has converted more than 4,700 temporary associates into full-time employees.

For more information, contact Staff Management at 1-800-394-6468, ext. 095-S21, or online at staffmanagement.greatjob.net (Media Code: 095, Job Code: S21).

Amazon’s Coffeyville, Kan. fulfillment center is operated by Amazon.com.ksdc LLC.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. The new latest generation Kindle is the lightest, most compact Kindle ever and features the same 6-inch, most advanced electronic ink display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. Kindle Touch is a new addition to the Kindle family with an easy-to-use touch screen that makes it easier than ever to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with all the benefits of the most advanced electronic ink display. Kindle Touch 3G is the top of the line e-reader and offers the same new design and features of Kindle Touch, with the unparalleled added convenience of free 3G. Kindle Fire is the Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games and web browsing with all the content, free storage in the Amazon Cloud, Whispersync, Amazon Silk (Amazon’s new revolutionary cloud-accelerated web browser), vibrant color touch screen, and powerful dual-core processor.

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