Amazon making push to hire in North Little Rock

With three facilities to open in the coming year, Amazon, the online retail giant, is looking to hire thousands to work in North Little Rock and Little Rock.

Amazon has partnered with the city of North Little Rock for virtual job fairs this week and a drive-thru event next week.

Hiring will start in mid-May with jobs to start late summer to early fall.

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The virtual job fairs are at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, and at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. To register for either, go to www.AmazonLR.com.

The drive-thru will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday at Dickey-Stephens Park parking lot at West Broadway and the Broadway Bridge in North Little Rock. The minimum hiring age is 18 and applicants will need to have either a high school diploma or equivalent.