Amazon executives announced Wednesday the creation of 2,000 new jobs in its Costa Rica offices.
The Seattle, Washington-based company said it hopes to fill the positions — which include roles in customer support, cloud computing, and finance and accounting — over the next six months.
Costa Rica’s President, Carlos Alvarado, said he, along with the private sector, “continues working to reactivate the economy.”
.@amazon anuncia 2.000 puestos de trabajo para lo que resta del año. Contemplan las áreas de servicio al cliente, tecnología y servicios en la nube, analistas, finanzas y contabilidad.
Junto al sector privado seguimos trabajando por la reactivación de la economía.
— Carlos Alvarado Quesada (@CarlosAlvQ) June 26, 2019
Amazon has been in Costa Rica since 2008 and today employs more than 7,500 people here, according to the company. Its local offices are in free-trade zones in San José and Heredia.
The 2,000 new jobs include virtual (work-from-home) positions to increases opportunities for those who live outside the Greater Metropolitan Area, President Alvarado said.
Those interested in applying for jobs at Amazon can do so at amazonjobs.cr.