Amazon to hire 300 employees in Joplin

Joplin Amazon Facility Jan 22 2021

JOPLIN, Mo. – Amazon is searching for 300 employees to work at it’s new location in Joplin.

KOAM has reached out to Amazon and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce for more information. The Chamber did confirm Amazon Logistics is interviewing two days per week, starting on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, for the next 12 weeks.

For positions located in Joplin at the Crossroads Industrial Park, applications are being accepted online only. Amazon submitted the job posting to the Southwest Missouri Job Center site, where job seekers can find a link to apply: https://sectorready.org/jobfest/.

The Joplin facility will be a Part Time Flex role Delivery Station.

“Hiring for a new facility in Joplin MO. The facility is a Part Time Flex role Delivery Station. $15.00 an hour Weekly Pay Flexible shifts will be available. The jobs will all be by appointment only. You must complete your application and your I-9 and then make your appointment Once you arrive to your scheduled appointment you will be greeted and a badge photo will be taken. You will present your unexpired Id’s along with your SS or BC, Passport, Employment Authorization, or Permanent Resident works by themselves. Documents must be original documents.” – Job Posting on Virtual Jobfest site

What is Amazon Flex? According to the Amazon site, “It’s simple: You use your own vehicle to deliver packages for Amazon as a way of earning extra money to move you closer to your goals.”

Officials have not released any additional information at this time.

Employers can contact the Southwest Missouri Job Center to be added to its list of openings in the area.