Amazon’s latest grocery store concept is expected to create 1500 new job opportunities for the people living in the outskirts of Chicago.
Amazon announced its plan regarding the new grocery store in the Chicago suburbs of Schaumburg, Bloomingdale, Oak Lawn, and Naperville this past Tuesday. The online retail giant started its trend of the opening of the grocery store the last August. Their first-ever grocery store is located at the Woodland Hills section in Los Angeles.
The minimum pay as per the information provided by the company is a minimum of $15 per hour with other added bonuses. Also, the company also proposed the availability of both part-time and full-time positions. In addition, the company provides facilities to train their employees to be skilled in more than just one particular task. This includes employees being able to prepare food offerings for customers to packing customer orders to customer service to stocking shelves.
Amazon claims to provide convenience, low priced, and delicious food and a wide range of selection of food made in-store every day. Amazon aims to provide a convenient shopping experience to its customers by applying the company’s already recognized technology including the Alexa and the Amazon Dash Cart.
Amazon hasn’t announced the opening dates for the store or precise location for its new grocery stores. However, the new employees are expected to join the already established workforce of Amazon of 23,000 in Illinois.