Amazon Set to Hire Over 4,000 Workers in Brampton and Surrounding Cities

Are you looking to make a little extra money this holiday season?

If so, you might be very happy to hear that e-commerce giant Amazon—which has been making headlines in the GTA for quite some time now—is looking to fill over 4,000 positions at various fulfillment centres across the region.

"This week, Amazon will start hiring for more than 4,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal roles for its customer fulfillment centres and delivery facilities in the Greater Toronto area," Amazon said in a news release.

"Candidates can walk-in, apply and receive a job offer on-the-spot at a hiring event. Amazon expects to make hundreds of on-the-spot job offers."

Candidates can apply by attending the hiring event or by clicking here.

Job seekers might also be happy to hear that they'll be making a little more than they might have expected.

The hiring events are taking place at the following locations:


Amazon Fulfillment Center

8050 Heritage Rd, Brampton, ON L6Y 0C9
Saturday, October 13: 9am - 5pm

Amazon says there will be live music, food, prizes, and giveaways


Brampton

Amazon Fulfillment Center
8050 Heritage Rd, Brampton, ON L6Y 0C9
October 10 - 11: 9am - 7pm
October 12: 9am - 4pm

Applicants are asked to enter through the Recruitment Office located at the end of the building (Opposite to Steeles Ave)


Milton

Amazon Fulfillment Center
2750 Peddie Road, Milton, Ontario, L9T 6Y9
October 10 - 11: 9am - 7pm
October 14: 9am - 4pm

Applicants are asked to follow the black and yellow balloons to the Hiring Event entrance.


Mississauga

6363 Millcreek Drive - Mississauga, ON, L5N 1L8
October 11: 9am - 4pm


Amazon says it provides employees with competitive pay, benefits, a group RRSP plan, and company stock.

Part-time employees receive competitive wages, flexible schedules and comprehensive benefits, including life and disability insurance, dental and vision insurance with premiums paid in full by Amazon, and funding towards medical insurance,” Amazon says.

Amazon’s customer fulfillment associates can also take advantage of its Career Choice program, which pays 95 percent of the cost of tuition to pursue continuing education courses in in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Please bring government-issued identification and a cell phone to process the background check.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Candidates are asked to bring government-issued identification and a cell phone to process a background check.

Editor’s Note: Amazon initially said workers would be paid $15 per hour. The company has since issued a correction to its initial news release. We apologize for any confusion.

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