Online retailer Amazon has begun hiring for 1,000 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Ga.

According to a new release, associates at the 850,000-square foot facility will pick, pack and ship large customer items such as furniture, sporting equipment and gardening tools.

Employees will receive "competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package," according to the release.

Applicants can apply online at:

Back in April, Amazon announced that it would be added 30,000 part-time positions, including 5,000 jobs in virtual customer service.

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