TEXAS – According to the Amazon public relations team, the company will hire more than 5,500 seasonal and full-time roles for its customer fulfillment centers and delivery facilities in and around Texas.

Amazon expects to make hundreds of on-the-spot job offers throughout the next 10 days and hopes these positions can be the start of a long career at Amazon.

Beginning November 1, Amazon’s $15 minimum wage will apply to all hourly associates, on top of industry-leading benefits, which apply to full-time, part-time, and seasonal associates. 

Full-time Amazon associates who stay with the company for a year will have access to the innovative Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses in high-demand fields, flexible schedules and trains hourly associates critical job skills.

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