Amazon High Volume Hiring

Part-Time Seasonal Sortation Associate

Job ID: 170010448 | Kenosha, WI

Amazon is holding walk-in events for on-the-spot job offers for the following dates and times!

  • November 20th, 9 AM – 4 PM, Racine County Workforce Solutions 1717 Taylor Ave, Racine WI 53403
  • November 21st, 9 AM – 4 PM, UW Packside (Student Center: Spruce Room) 930 Wood Road Kenosha, WI 53144
  • November 21st, 9AM-4PM, Gateway Racine Lake Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room Racine Campus 1001 S. Main Street Racine, WI 53403
  • November 22nd, 9 AM – 4 PM, Job Center of Lake County, 1 N Genesee Street Waukegan, IL 60085
  • November 22nd, 9AM-4PM, Hampton Inn 7300 125th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53142
  • For a full list of all hiring events please visit: www.amazon.com/kenoshajobs
  • Be sure to bring your identification. Acceptable documents can be found here - you can bring either one from List A or one from List B and one from List C.
  • Bring a friend to our walk-in event and be entered into a daily gift card raffle.
Sort it. Wrap it. Ship it. Own it. Sounds a little like a game, but it’s Amazon’s game – that is if you’re in one of our high-speed, high-tech sortation centers. Ready to play, join the team today! Amazon is looking for Part-Time Associates to join the team at our sortation center in Kenosha, WI.

Earn up to $13.75 an hour during our busiest time of the year! Subject to shift availability.

As an Amazonian, you will receive a $250 referral bonus for referring your friends and family!

Previously worked for Amazon MKE5 Sort Center?  We are offering a $500 Amazon Alumni bonus for you to return to work for us this peak season! 
This is subject to eligibility criteria.

Things you should know about working in an Amazon Sortation center:
  • Safety, it’s more than wearing a reflective vest. We’re committed to providing one of the safest work environments, which means stretching, safety tips, and yes… following the rules.
  • Customer-obsession. It makes your day to make someone else happy.
  • Quality is key. You have high standards, and it shows in your work. We’ll hold you to it, but only because we know our associates can handle it. 
  • Can you hear me now? Noise level varies and can sometimes be loud.
  • Cool with Casual. A relaxed dress code means it’s Casual Friday, every day.     
  • We like to keep you on your toes, associates will rotate tasks multiple times throughout the week.
  • Amazon lets customers order whatever they need, whenever they need. Flexibility is key, associates should be open to extra hours, time off, and a rapid pace.
  • Temperature in the sort center may vary between 60 and 90 degrees, and will occasionally exceed 90 degrees.
 
Got it? Okay, but what will you actually be doing?
  • Sorting packages based on size and destination, it can be a little like Tetris with boxes, envelopes and pallets.
  • Pumped up kicks. You’ll stand in one place for extended periods of time, and be walking a good distance around the facility – good shoes are a must!
  • Building pallets, wrapping pallets, transporting pallets with pallet jack, and sorting packages and pallets. Did someone say pallets?
  • All hands on deck! You can expect to handle packages from small envelopes to boxes ranging up to 49 pounds.
  • On the move – you should be willing and able to operate carts, dollies, hand trucks and other moving equipment to move large quantities of merchandise.
  • Potential opportunity to operate PIT equipment, special training is offered to associates based on interest and availability.
  • Round we go. Associates will be manually wrapping finished pallets, which means moving in a sideways, circular motion several times in a row. You’ve got your head on straight, we think you can handle it.
 
Let’s sweeten the deal…
  • Health care benefits after 90 days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee discount
  • We’ll support your educational and career goals with our Career Choice program, explore more: amazon.com/careerchoice
 
We want you to join the team if you can check these boxes:
  • Thrown your cap in the air – you have a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Blown out the candles – you are at least 18 years old.
  • Flex, not just your muscles – you don’t mind a curve ball every once in a while and you can be flexible in responsibilities.
  • You are willing and able to work extra hours as required – bringing smiles to our customers doesn’t take time off.
  • Let’s get physical – associates must, with or without reasonable accommodation, be able to lift up to 49 pounds, stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours, and be able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach
  • Step it up – be able to continuously climb and descend stairs safely (applies to sites with stairs)
  • Must be able to work on a secure mezzanine at a height of up to 40 feet (applies to buildings with mezzanines)
Must be willing and able to work on powered equipment-for example forklift or cherry picker
 

Basic Qualifications (because compliance asked us nicely to list these out…)

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent
  • English literacy skills
  •  If you’ve read this far, we think you’re ready. Agree? Apply now!
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation