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The grocery store concept that Amazon is bringing to Northern Virginia has a starting pay scale of $15.00 per hour. 

Click here to see all the details about the openings they're currently recruiting to fill for the new Franconia location.

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According to the press release, Amazon is looking for grocery associates to work in customer relations and also food preparation associates. Grocery associates will work in the front of the store, assisting with checkout, customer service, and maintaining the store. Food prep includes everything from pizzas to rotisserie chicken and plenty of other tasty items in between.

Both types of jobs have the minimum requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and eligible to work in the United States.
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Flexible schedules including evenings and weekends are expected for all employees.
  • Amazon associates help re-stock and clean, so applicants must be able to lift at least 49 pounds of weight.

If this sounds like it might be what you're looking for in your next job, click here and register as an applicant to fill out a form online. Be prepared for a follow-up interview, possibly via video or phone. Applicants with disabilities can read more about accommodations for employees here.

Not much is known about a projected opening date, but the store will be located in the Festival at Manchester Lakes, at the corner of Beulah Street and Manchester Boulevard. For more information about the current job openings at the Amazon grocery store in Franconia, click here to read the full listing on the Amazon Careers website.

*The photos in this article are courtesy of Amazon.

What do you think about Amazon's foray into the grocery business? Will you be applying for one of these jobs? Let us know in the comments.