If you would like to pick up some extra cash for the holiday shopping season, but you don't want to leave the comfort of your house, Amazon may be able to help.

Amazon.com announced recently that they are hiring for temporary full and part-time customer service positions to help out during the holiday season.

In New York State Amazon is only offering the part-time positions with 20-29 hours per week at $12 an hour, but part-timers could see up to 40 hours.

The position will take some patience and skill dealing with unhappy or frustrated customers, because you'll be working for their customer service department over the phone and through live chat.

Requirements for the position are a high school diploma or GED, at least a year of customer service experience and working knowledge of the Internet.

Amazon says you'll also need to meet these technical requirements with your Internet service/computer:

· 10 mbps download and 5 mbps upload speed or faster from a reliable internet provider (Cable, DSL or Fiber Optic/FiOS providers only)
· Must be directly connected to router/modem via Ethernet cable.

The job is expected to last about 6 months.

For more information and to apply, visit Amazon.com.


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