Amazon Support Services in Costa Rica announced it will be hiring 700 new workers, in its customer service centres located in Calle Blancos (Tibas) and Lagunilla (Heredia), as part of its expansion in the country.
Amazon currently employees 1.500 in Costa Rica, opening its doors in the country in 2008.
In addition to the new staff, the Calle Blancos centre will more than double to 7.000 square metres (75.000 square feet), bringing the total space Amazon will occupy in Costa Rica to 23.000 square metres (247.000 square feet).
Amazon will be looking to fill positions in customer service, administration, human resources and management.
The Costa Rica operation provides services to customers and suppliers in the United States, Spain, Mexico and Brazil.