SPOKANE, Wash. - An Amazon spokesperson confirmed Monday the Spokane fulfillment center will be open for business sometime in mid-2020.
Shevaun Brown said launches typically take place one and a half to two years after the initial building announcement. Amazon had originally expected the center to be up and running by October.
In the meantime, the fulfillment center in the West Plains continues to take shape. The new facility, which measures up to 2.6 million square feet over four stories, will employee 1,500 people.
Hiring for those positions has not yet started, but employees will make $15 an hour and earn full benefits packages with full medical, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) with 50 percent match, maternity and paternity leave and more.
Amazon said the hiring process will start one to two months before the fulfillment center's launch.
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