Amazon Continues Investment in Las Vegas with Delivery Station on Las Vegas Boulevard | National company
LAS VEGAS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 30, 2021–
Amazon has officially launched its new Las Vegas delivery station at 650 E Owens Ave, North Las Vegas. The new 147,000 square foot delivery station has created hundreds of new jobs locally and is the third largest delivery station in the Las Vegas Valley. Amazon operations pay an average starting salary of $ 18 an hour with benefits starting on day one.
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“This delivery station allows Amazon to continue to better serve customers in Las Vegas while being able to support our local community with quality career opportunities,” said Daryl Desimone, Head of Amazon Site. “It is important that we are a positive addition to the neighborhood and that we are fully integrated into the communities in which we operate.
It is the first Amazon operating site in the state to commission a local artist to create a mural on its exterior walls. Jerry Misko, one of Las Vegas’ most prolific muralists, is a Las Vegas-born artist with a unique talent for translating the famous neon lights of the Strip into paintings and murals. His mural, “Aurora”, is a combination of abstract neon colors, desert flora, depictions of fossil fauna, desert animals and geometric elements.
Jerry Misko, artist, added: “This mural was really exciting for me to be able to create. It is located at the gateway to the north of Las Vegas and sits right on LVB where locals pass by on a daily basis. This is the largest mural I have created at around 5,000 square feet and it took over 400 hours to complete. I am truly touched that Amazon and the city of North Las Vegas chose me to be part of this project and I am proud to have participated in the beautification of our city.
This delivery station is Amazon’s 13th operating site in Nevada with additional locations in Las Vegas, Henderson and Reno. Delivery stations power the last mile of Amazon’s ordering process and help expedite deliveries for customers. Packages are shipped to a delivery station from nearby Amazon fulfillment and sorting centers, loaded onto delivery vehicles, and delivered to customers. Delivery stations offer entrepreneurs the option to start their own Amazon parcel delivery business, as well as independent entrepreneurs the opportunity to be their own boss and create their own delivery schedule for Amazon Flex. This station is currently working with four delivery service partners. This location also has an on-site Amazon Hub Lockers + which provides customers with a fast, secure, and convenient way to collect or return items purchased from Amazon.com.
Amazon is leveraging its size to help support local communities. Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $ 6 billion in Nevada and since it began operating in the state in March 1999, Amazon has created more than 21,000 jobs in Nevada in its operational, logistics, corporate and technological. Amazon also pledged to invest more than $ 700 million to provide refresher training to 100,000 U.S. employees for in-demand jobs. The programs will help Amazon team members from all walks of life access training to advance to highly skilled positions in company offices, technology hubs, distribution centers, retail stores and the network. transportation, or pursue careers outside of Amazon.
In addition to Amazon’s average starting salary of $ 18 per hour, the best in the industry, the company offers full-time employees comprehensive benefits, including comprehensive medical, ophthalmic and dental insurance, as well as insurance. 401 (k) with a 50% match from day one. Amazon puts the safety and health of its employees first and has invested millions of dollars to provide a safe workplace. The company also offers up to 20 weeks of paid maternity and parental leave and innovative benefits like Leave Share and Ramp Back, which give new parents the flexibility to support their growing family.
Those interested in working at Amazon can visit amazon.jobs for more information.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than focus on competitors, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, the world’s best employer, and the world’s safest workplace. Customer reviews, one-click purchases, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios and The Climate Les pledges are some of the things that Amazon has come up with. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.
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