Amazon seeks to fill 9,000+ holiday roles in N.J.

Amazon has started hiring for more than 9,000 holiday roles for its fulfillment centers and delivery facilities throughout New Jersey, it announced Wednesday.

Amazon said candidates can walk-in, apply and receive a job offer on-the-spot at a hiring event or apply online at

The most-recent hiring event is today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Newark Airport located at 901 Spring St. in Elizabeth.

Also, starting Nov. 1, the recently announced Amazon $15 minimum wage will apply to all hourly employees at New Jersey area facilities.