WANT A JOB?  AMAZON OPENING NEW FACILITY IN ARLINGTON 

Amazon announced plans to open a new fulfillment center at 4620 172nd Street NE in Arlington, Washington. The new fulfillment center will open later this year with more than 1,000 new full-time jobs available for employees. Starting wage is $15 an hour or more, and comprehensive benefits begin on day one. Amazon currently employs more than 80,000 employees throughout the State of Washington.

While the company is not yet hiring for the new Arlington location, interested candidates are encouraged to visit amazon.com/apply to learn more and to sign up for text alerts to be notified when new jobs post by texting SEANOW to 77088.

“The City of Arlington welcomes this new Amazon facility to our diverse and growing business community in the Cascade Industrial Center,” said Arlington Mayor, Barbara Tolbert. “Amazon brings great jobs with great pay and benefits as well as opportunities for longer-term careers. This will help working families across our region.”

“We’re excited to open a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in the City of Arlington,” said Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon’s Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment. “Arlington and surrounding communities in Snohomish County offer a talented workforce, and we look forward to growing employment beyond the more than 80,000 employees already serving customers in the region.”

“This is great news for Amazon and for Snohomish County,” said Snohomish County Executive, Dave Somers. “As we look toward rebuilding our economy from the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon’s decision to bring this significant operation to the Cascade Industrial Center will be a boost for our community, workers, and businesses. We look forward to working with Amazon as they expand in business-friendly Snohomish County.”

“Amazon’s commitment to Snohomish County is a significant catalyst in strengthening the resilience of our local economy, particularly during these unprecedented times,” said Snohomish County Councilmember, Nate Nehring. “I want to thank Amazon for this significant investment in our region, as they recognize the high-quality workforce and business-friendly environment that Snohomish County provides.”

Marcee Maylin has a degree in Editorial Journalism from the University of Washington and 30+ years media experience. She is currently the Editor of the Everett Post dedicated to providing current, relevant, and entertaining content for the local community.