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Amazon, Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

August 18, 2014

Chelsey Levingston, Journal-News

Aug. 17--Amazon is hiring for more than 300 full-time positions with benefits starting the first day at its fulfillment centers in Hebron, Ky., the company announced on August 12.

The shopping website says it's hiring to meet growing customer demand.

"We are thrilled that Amazon is adding more than 300 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits at its Hebron, Kentucky fulfillment centers," said Boone County Judge Executive Gary Moore in a statement. "New jobs support our families and communities, stimulate our local economy, and allow Northern Kentucky to remain a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family."

In addition to competitive wages, employees are immediately eligible for benefits that include health insurance, 401(k) with 50 percent match, bonuses, company stock awards and a network of support to ensure employees succeed, according to information from the company. Amazon also offers full-time employees programs such as Career Choice, where the company will pre-pay up to 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon.

Interested candidates can apply at

Otterbein hiring nurses in Warren County

Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Communities in Lebanon has several positions available for State Tested Nurse Assistants including full-time, part-time, and on-call jobs, according to the agency. The number of open jobs was not specified.

The nonprofit is hiring to fill positions that become vacant due to retirements, college hires returning to school, promotions, transfers and normal attrition. The organization is also adding new positions due to the growth and expansion of operations, said Samantha Burnett, a spokeswoman for Otterbein.

For more information and to apply, go online to Applicants interested in working at Otterbein Lebanon can also contact Megan Mahlman at or 513-933-5403.

Otterbein Lebanon, located at 585 N. Ohio 741, is a retirement community that also offers health care services for independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitative care, transitional care, respite care and adult day services. The Lebanon campus has more than 850 residents and 540 employees, Burnett said.

Fall hiring at amusement park

Kings Island is hiring for its fall operating season. The 364-acre amusement and waterpark will be open for weekend operation through November 2.

Job opportunities are available for individuals age 16 and older in admissions, aquatics, food and beverage, games, guest services, merchandise, park services and rides. Job openings for individuals age 18 and older include cash control, information technology, marketing, park police and security.

Additionally, the Mason amusement park is looking for scare actors for the upcoming Halloween Haunt.

According to park operators, Halloween Haunt features "more than 600 gruesome monsters emerging from the darkness, 13 spine-chilling haunted attractions, and 20 hair-raising rides like the Banshee, Beast and Diamondback roller coasters." The eighth season of Halloween Haunt begins September 19.

Open interviews for scare actors will be held from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through September 7 at the park grounds, 6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason.

Scare actor candidates must be at least 16-years-old. No horror wear is permitted during interviews.

For any of the positions listed above, job seekers can apply online

For more information or questions regarding employment, call 513-754-5748.


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