Holiday Hiring Boom: Amazon Targets Charleston for 1,700 New Jobs


On Monday, Amazon announced plans to hire a record 250,000 employees throughout the US, including 1,700 right here in Charleston.

Typically, Amazon increases its staffing during the holiday season. The available positions vary from temporary to full-time roles, with many temporary roles having the possibility of becoming permanent.

Job responsibilities in Amazon’s operational network include picking, packing, sorting, and shipping orders, with wages ranging from $17 to $28 per hour.

Job seekers can view available roles and locations at