Amazon says it will hire to fill more than 400 permanent, part-time roles for more work force operations in the Buffalo area.

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The new jobs Amazon is hiring for are in its fulfillment operations, the company said. The employees will receive and process customer returns.

The Seattle-based company has scheduled three hiring events

  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfield Inn, 4271 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga;
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4201 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga;
  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Fairfield Inn in Cheektowaga.

Candidates can walk in, apply and receive a job offer on the spot. Amazon says applicants can also apply online, at

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Amazon said the new positions would be co-located at its existing area operation, in a former supermarket warehouse on Walden Avenue in Lancaster. Amazon already has more than 300 employees at the center, which opened last year.