HAZLETON, Pa. -

A "Help Wanted" sign is going up at one of the largest employers in Luzerne County.

Amazon is hiring an additional 300 people for its distribution center in Hazleton's Humboldt Industrial Park.

The company currently has about 1,500 employees at its Hazleton location.

Amazon says that growing customer demand is the reason behind the mass hiring.

New employees will pick, pack and ship orders.