More parents have turned to remote jobs as a way to maintain a balance between parenting and work life. If you happen to be looking for a new position, then you’ll be happy to hear 3,000 work-from-home jobs at Amazon have just opened up!

Amazon has just announced that they will be hiring for 3,000 remote customer service positions across 18 states. The company will also be filling remote positions in in other areas, like technical account manager, migration lead, front-end engineer, program manager and security consultant.

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The customer service positions typically consist of 20 to 29 hours of work per week, though that number can go up to 60 during peak shopping seasons. Associates earn $15 per hour and are eligible for a healthcare coverage plan after 90 days.

Applicants need a high school diploma or equivalent and must live in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, or Wyoming. You can apply through FlexJobs.com.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

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