Amazon recently welcomed its first cohort of 50 new employees at its more than 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre on Tsawwassen First Nations lands.
The first cohort will be joined by over 750 more full-time associates to pick, pack and ship customer items from Amazon’s third fulfillment centre in B.C.
The first item received into inventory was the children’s book Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry, while the first customer order shipped was a DVD of Sesame Street’s Elmo Says Boo.
Amazon is still in the process of hiring staff. Interested candidates are eligible for a $1,500 sign-on bonus and can earn "up to" $19 an hour.