Amazon job offer: E-commerce major Amazon India on Sunday said it is offering close to 20,000 ‘seasonal’ or temporary employment opportunities in its customer service (CS) organization to help customers in India and globally with a seamless online shopping experience.

The new temporary positions — being added to meet the anticipated demand in customer traffic in the next six months — are open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangaluru, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow, Amazon India said in a statement.

Most of the positions are part of Amazon’s ‘Virtual Customer Service’ program that provides flexible work-from-home options, it added.

On new posts, colleagues will see support for customer services via e-mail, chat, social media, and phone. Eligibility criteria for these posts include minimum educational qualification of 12th standard pass and proficiency in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, or Kannada.

Amazon India said that one percent of the current temporary positions are likely to be converted into permanent positions, depending on the candidates’ performance as well as business requirements.

Amazon India  Director(Customer) said, “We are evaluating customer service organization needs in response to continued customer demand. We anticipate that customer traffic will increase further in the next six months.” Service) said, Akshay Prabhu.

He said that the new seasonal posts would provide job security and livelihood to the candidates during these unprecedented times.

Earlier this year, Amazon announced that it plans to create one million new jobs in India by 2025 through continued investment in technology, infrastructure, and its logistics network. Work? Made both direct and indirect? It will be in industries including information technology, skill development, content creation, retail, logistics, and manufacturing, and the addition of 7 million jobs has enabled Amazon’s investment in India over the past seven years.

In May this year, Amazon India announced the addition of 50,000 seasonal roles to its storage and distribution network to meet the growth in online demand for products after the lockdown imposed in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.