Amazon, one of America’s most popular e-commerce retailers also has a on-demand home service business, which helps people find local repair services, however, unless you live in one of the 30 metro areas that is served, you may not have heard about it. Adding 20 new metro areas, including Las Vegas, NV; San Antonio, TX and Boulder, CO, Amazon is expanding, possibly because the company is expanding its on-demand services by advertising for Home Assistants. Assistants will clean, do laundry and perform other tasks to save people time. The job is only offered in Seattle, Washington at this time. Employee requirements include a college degree and more than three years of customer facing experience.
Amazon Home Services offers services from 60 types of background-checked, insured professionals who are offering pre-packaged services. If customers find a service that need, they can simply add the item to their cart and schedule a time. Payment is handled the same way as it is when someone purchases a book on the site. Consumers can also request no-obligation quotes for custom projects. According to a press release from Amazon, the most popular services that customers request are TV wall-mounting, furniture assembly and house cleaning. The press release also contained glowing reviews from on-demand service customers and service providers who have seen their business increase after using use Amazon Home Services to find new customers.