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Mr. Syd

Producer for the Steve Harvey Morning Show, Sundays 4 pm to 9 pm

Amazon is hiring almost 7,000 seasonal workers statewide to fill a variety of positions including almost 6,000 here in Las Vegas. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

More people are shopping online than ever before and online retail giant Amazon is hiring thousands of workers throughout the state and especially here in Las Vegas to keep up with holiday shopping demand.

The company is looking to fill almost 7,000 positions statewide including close to 6,000 jobs in Las Vegas.

Available positions include stockers, pickers, delivery, shippers, quality control, and human resources. Both full and part time positions are available. According to vice president of global human resources Ofori Agboka, applicants will get a contingent job offer immediately and the jobs could last well into January or even into February. Many seasonal positions could turn into permanent positions.

Amazon recently opened a new 147,000 square foot distribution facility on the northeast corner of E. Owens Ave. at N. Las Vegas Blvd.

If you’re interested in a job with Amazon, apply at

Born in New York City but also consider myself a native of Detroit. Attended college at Michigan State University. Started radio career in Detroit in 1980. Moved to Vegas in 1989. Worked 14 years at KCEP 88.1 before getting hired at Beasley with 105.7 in 2014.