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Amazon will hold hiring events in Baltimore during the first two weeks of November to staff up for the holiday season.

Amazon announced in October plans to hire 120,000 seasonal positions at its customer service sites, and sorting and fulfillment centers across the country. At its fulfillment center in Baltimore, Amazon is seeking part-time and full-time associates to sort, wrap and ship orders, according to its jobs website.

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The e-commerce company will hold hiring events at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Friday and November 7 and 8.

Applicants who meet job requirements may be eligible for an on-the-spot job offer.

To work as a part-time fulfillment center associate, applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be able to lift up to 49 pounds, and be able to stand or walk for up to 12 hours.

The seasonal jobs pay $12.50 an hour.

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