Amazon has begun hiring for four new Amazon Fresh grocery stores planned for the Chicago area.

Amazon said Tuesday that it aims to fill about 1,500 full- and part-time positions, including managerial roles, for Amazon Fresh stores in Naperville, Bloomingdale, Oak Lawn and Schaumburg, Ill. The first Amazon Fresh store opened to the public in mid-September after an invitation-only launch in late August.

“Our associates are the heart and soul of our Amazon Fresh stores, and we’re excited to welcome 1,500 employees to the team as we provide customers with new, low-priced grocery stores in their communities,” Catherine Misko, regional manager of Amazon Fresh grocery stores, said in a statement. “These are great jobs with industry-leading pay and benefits, and we’re proud to provide a safe, innovative work environment where associates can grow their careers.”

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SOURCE ( Russell Redman 1 /Supermarket News)