Amazon has announced it is now hiring more than 1,000 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Hamburg, PA, continuing its growth and investment in the Keystone state.

Interested candidates can visit http://amazon.com/eastpajobs to learn more and apply. Amazon employs more than 16,000 full and part-time employees in Pennsylvania.

The one-million-square-foot fulfillment center is located on Mountain Road in Hamburg and will launch operations by the end of the year.

“Our associates are the heart and soul of our operations, and we’re excited to welcome more than 1,000 new employees to the team,” said Edward Buddenhagen, site leader of Amazon’s Hamburg fulfillment center. “These are great jobs, with industry-leading pay and benefits, and we’re proud to provide a safe, innovative work environment where they can grow their careers.”

On top of Amazon’s $15 minimum wage, the company offers full-time employees industry-leading benefits from day one of employment, including full health, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) with 50 percent company match, up to 20 weeks paid parental leave and Amazon’s innovative Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for courses in high-demand fields.

Amazon’s presence in Pennsylvania reaches beyond the jobs provided within the four walls of its facilities. Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $12.4 billion across the state, including infrastructure (such as 14 fulfillment and sortation centers, seven delivery stations, and one air hub) and compensation for its 16,000 employees.

All interested candidates can learn more and apply online at http://amazon.com/eastpajobs. Additionally, Amazon jobs in Hamburg have a $16 per hour minimum starting wage and up to $500 sign-on bonus.

Interested candidates can sign up for text alerts by texting EastPANOW to 77088. Job candidates must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent to be considered. To learn more about working at Amazon, visit aboutamazon.com/working-at-amazon.