COVID-19 Employee Hiring

COVID-19 Employee Hiring

If you are seeking an immediate opportunity, please scroll down for a list of area employers who are currently hiring. You may also want to view resources offered by the  Tennessee Labor & Workforce Department.

We also want to prepare for when normal operations resume. And they will. If you have experienced a layoff and will be looking for work, please fill out the form at bottom of the page. The Chamber will supply the list to businesses on request when they begin to rehire.

Future Hiring Information Form

Note – This is not an application for the positions listed above. Apply for immediate openings through the specific business links.

Area Employers Currently Hiring

If your business is currently hiring, click here to be added to the list.

24/7 Staffing – Looking to hire many positions: Caregivers, Certified Nursing Assistant, LPN, and RN. Call Pam Leskowyak directly if interested at (865) 253-4980

Above the Rest Balloon & Event Designs – Above the Rest is seeking a reliable and joyful delivery driver. For consideration, please call (865) 719-8110.

Accenture – Opening for a Medical Claims Agent that will process and adjust healthcare claims and appeals navigating multiple client healthcare operating systems. Afforded the ability to move this work to home based agents that have internet connectivity and a home office environment

Accenture – Seeking ready and available talent for the following virtual Customer Service Agent role within a 90 mile radius of the center located in Louisville, Tennessee

ADMA BioCenters – Opening for a full time Donor Screener at Knoxville, TN Plasma Center. Apply here.

ADMA BioCenters – Opening for a full time Phlebotomist. Apply here. – Seeking ready and available talent for a virtual Customer Service Agent role within a 90 mile radius of the center located in Louisville, Tennessee. Work from home or meet clients face to face.Benefits package offered. License not required. Candidates considered will have phone, computer and a clean criminal background Call 865-806-5837 or email through website.

Aldi – The discount grocery chain is hiring to meet increased consumer demand

Arby’s – Hiring Shift Managers and Team Members at Knoxville locations

Amazon – The online shopping platform has 100,000 new full and part-time openings in their fulfillment centers and delivery services nationwide

Analysis and Measurement Services Corp. – Looking to hire Engineers and Technicians

AutoZone – Seeking FT & PT drivers and sales reps

Axcess Staffing– Looking to hire up to 150 Production Assembly Line Workers- $9.50. Call to apply directly at (865) 671-4848

Bell and Associates Construction – Looking to hire Construction Laborer, General Construction Carpenter, and Heavy Equipment Operator in the Knoxville area. Offering competitive pay and USDOL/OFCCP approved On-The-Job Training Programs. Applications can be submitted here and resumes can be sent to

BGT Staffing LLC- The mission of BGT Staffing LLC is to provide outstanding staffing services for organizations and professionals in the East Tennessee region through our focus on people, culture and integrity. We are currently looking for administrative and call center associates. To submit your information to BGT Staffing, please visit here.

BGT Recruiting & Consulting, Inc. – The mission of BGT Recruiting & Consulting, Inc.  is to provide outstanding recruiting and consulting services for organizations and professionals in the greater Knoxville area through our focus on people, culture and integrity. We currently have a high demand for accounting & finance professionals. To submit your resume to BGT Recruiting & Consulting, please visit here.

Breakthrough Knoxville – 10 Direct Support Professionals needed across all shifts, 8:00AM – 4:00PM, 4:00PM – 12:00AM, 12:00AM – 8:00AM, Monday – Friday, Weekends, and Peak shifts 4:00Pm – 8:00PM. Candidates may apply through Indeed or through or HERE.

Buddy’s BBQ – All locations are hiring crew members and manager trainees for all shifts. Please contact the manager on duty at the location nearest you to discuss opportunities.

Cinnaholic – Cinnaholic of Knoxville is currently hiring both bakery and general service positions.

Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants – The Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants is hiring hospitality-minded team members for front and back of house positions. These opportunities include full and part-time positions as well as seasonal. Come by any location for an immediate interview or apply online.

Costco – The warehouse club has in-store and work-from-home openings

Covenant Health – Hiring multiple positions in Housekeeping, Patient Care Assistant (no exp. required), and Transporter. Contact Sami Rmaila at (865) 374- 8107 if interested

CPD Leadership, LLC – Looking to hire a Sales Rep/Producer for their employee benefits brokerage. Compensation includes base plus commission and training. Email Kevin Kragenbrink at if interested.

CVS – The national pharmacy chain is hiring 50,000 workers immediately

Deane Hill Place– A variety of positions are currently available at this senior living company.

DeRoyal Industries– Hiring Injection Mold Operators: 12 hours shifts (7 to 7)- working an alternative work week schedule which includes every other weekend. Day and evening shifts available. Apply online.

Dollar General – The discount store has 68,000 full and part-time positions open nationwide

Dominion Senior Living – Seeking resident assistants, life enrichment assistants, wellness nurses, cooks, and housekeepers part-time and full-time

Domino’s – The pizza chain has immediate openings in all positions

Dura-Line, Clinton, TN Operations– Seeking full-time entry-level production operators and machine operators with plastic extrusion manufacturing experience. Day, Night, and Rotating Shift work available. Apply in person or online.

Edfinancial Services  – Seeking a full time Customer Service Representatives to work in a fast paced, high volume call center environment. Primary responsibilities would be answering inbound phone calls and providing loan information to student and parent borrowers, along with schools and lender clients. Starting pay $15.77/hr.

Elwood Staffing (Westrock) – Hiring for Merchandising Displays opening (1, 2, 3 shifts)- $9.50

Emory Valley Center – Openings for direct support professionals to provide daily living support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. No experience necessary. Full and and part-time positions available. Apply in person at 723 Emory Valley Rd or online.

Express Employment – 26 openings in the East Tennessee area. Call (865) 531-1720 if interested. Hiring for: CNC Operator (3rd shift)- $14, Production- $11, Janitor- $14.67, Laundry/Housekeeping- $10, Machine Operators, Casters- $15.48, Warehouse- $12-$14

Food City – The regional grocery chain is hiring more than 2,500 temporary workers to meet increased demand

Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center – now hiring Lifeguards, age 16 and up. Day and night shifts available. Facility has both indoor and outdoor pool. Indoor pool is open year round.  Located in West Knoxville

Fresh Market – The grocer has immediate openings to meet increased consumer demand

Goodwill Knoxville – Goodwill is a non-profit organization that changes lives and strengthens families by helping people reach their full potential through community-relevant job training, work experiences, and career services? Everything we do supports this mission and last year we were able to help more than 4,086 people in our community get on a path to a brighter future. Find a job that suits you and make a difference in your community today!

Hillcrest Healthcare – Knoxville’s largest skilled nursing provider has positions available for dining support, housekeeping, certified nursing assistants (CNA) and nurses with the possibility of transfer to full-time employment.

Ingles – The regional grocery chain has immediate openings for long-term or short-term supplemental employment

Integration Engineering, PLLC – is looking for a structural engineer candidate. The firm does industrial structural engineering in support of large manufacturing and production facilities. Looking for 3-8 years of experience and Professional Engineering license for position. Interested candidates can contact their office at (865) 257-0548.

K12 – Looking to hire 50 Call Center Phone Agents

Knox County Sheriff’s Office – Seeking to fill multiple positions as Correction Officers, LPNs and RNs. Correction Officers: must be 21 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, and not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. LPNs and RNs: must have a nursing license, have a high school diploma or GED, and not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. Submit resumes HERE.

Kroger – The grocer has more than 7,000 openings across all its retail brands

Landscape Workshop – Crew Members needed immediately, all positions are outdoors, very physical and fast paced. Estimated start time is 7:30 am till 4:00pm. End and start times vary depending on traffic, weather and job task

Legend Fitness – Immediate openings for: General Labor, Welding, Fabricating, Upholstery, Powder Coating and Shipping.  5901 Middlebrook Pike. Please call (865)992-7097 for more information

Lighthouse Events & Catering – Lighthouse is looking for a Head Chef/Kitchen Manager. Ideal candidate is a hospitable chef who is experienced in creating menus, costing out menus, keeping food costs down, purchasing goods and supplies, supervising staff, and keeping up with general kitchen management/head chef duties. Please email resume to Melanie at

LSM Staffing (Wamplers) – 5 (Bone/Meat Harvest Dept.) Production openings and 1 (Ribs/Loins Dept.) Packaging opening

McAlister’s Deli – Both Front of the House and Back of the House positions are available. Locations include Turkey Creek, Schaad Rd, Deane Hill, Alcoa, Oak Ridge, Fountain City, and Pigeon Forge

Nanny’s Edu-Care Center – now hiring for full-time day care teacher for 2-3 year old classroom.  Monday-Friday and no weekends required.  High School diploma required as well as at least 1-3 years’ experience.  Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k available upon hire.  Please apply on our website: Apply Here

N3 – Hiring a Sales Manager who will lead, coach, and grow the next generation of sales leaders

N3 – Hiring an Inside Sales Professional to act as a strategic advisor to Microsoft customers with a focus on technology support solutions

Nesco – Hiring 75 new Packer positions (five 10hr shifts plus OT). Call (865) 688-1905 if interested.

Newell Rubbermaid – Looking to hire multiple positions in Assembly and Packaging

Norris Academy – Looking to hire Residential Counselors, Maintenance, Therapist and Special Education

Promat – Looking to hire Manufacturing/ Machine Operator for weekend shifts

Publix – The regional grocery chain has immediate openings

Ranstand Staffing – Multiple positions available in the Knoxville and Clinton areas. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available. Starting pay between $11-13/hr. If interested please call  865-512-6184 or 865-671-6029.

Red Stag – The eCommerce fulfillment center has 75 openings at their South Knoxville location

Republic Plastics – The private-label foam products manufacturer has 80 permanent, full-time machine operator openings at their National Drive locations. Looking to hire 80 full-time Machine Operators (Day/Night)

Resource MFG- Looking to hire for their 35 potential job openings

R&M Climate Control – Immediate openings available for technicians, installers, and sales staff

Rural King – The regional farm and home store is seeking immediate hires for a variety of positions

Schneider National – Looking to hire multiple Class A CDL Drivers

Shoney’s – Hiring for all positions including Cooks, Servers, Cashiers, Bar Attendants, and Dishwashers. Asking candidates to fill out an application here

Sitel – Immediate openings for customer-service careers

Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association – Offering a streamlined application process for immediate openings in the food industry

The University of Tennessee – Looking to hire 60 new Custodians.

Staffing Solutions – Immediate openings with essential business partners in a variety of industries including healthcare, food and beverage and service industries.

StaffSource – The staffing firm has immediate openings in organizations categorized as essential businesses.

Tindell’s Inc. – Several openings available, seeking immediate hires. Please call or email Bekah Abercrombie at 865-925-9206 or to set up an immediate interview.

Tranzonic – The manufacturer and distributor of cleaning, maintenance, absorbent and personal protection products, is seeking production, distribution and warehousing team members at its West Knoxville facility.

TVA Credit Union – Looking to hire Teller Positions

Ultrasonic Technology Solutions – Current opportunity available for a full-time Senior Engineer who can serve as the principal investigator, technical lead or team member for multiple projects.

Vol Dining – Vol Dining has over 250 currently hourly openings available. Apply now.

Walden Security – Looking to hire multiple Security Guards in Knoxville and surrounding areas

Walmart – The national retail giant has immediate openings in all stores to meet increased consumer demand

Weigels – Looking to hire multiple positions as a Cashier (Part and Full-time), Food Service (Part and Full-time), and Management (Part and Full-time)

Wise Staffing Group – The staffing firm is currently working to fill more than 100 open positions. A representative is available to meet candidates Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Knoxville Career Center or you can apply online.

YMCA of East Tennessee – Currently hiring Emergency Childcare Counselors. Two shifts available, M-F: 6:30a-12:30p or 12:30p – 6:30p. Operating out of multiple locations throughout Knoxville. Contact Megan Barnett ( with questions. Apply online here.