Looking for a job during the coronavirus outbreak? Check out this list

Published: Mar. 21, 2020 at 1:38 PM EDT
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Several companies across East Tennessee are looking to hire more employees amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Below is a list of businesses looking to hire immediate positions to help with an increase in customers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Dollar General

Dollar General announced they plan to hire up to 50,000 new employees across the country by the end of April.

“We are proud to serve as one of America’s essential retailers, and we believe our customers are relying on us now more than ever to provide an affordable, convenient retail option,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. “The Dollar General family continues to do its part in helping our customers and neighbors during these unprecedented times. We invite individuals looking to start or grow a career, as well as for those whose job may be temporarily impacted by COVID-19, to apply for opportunities to help further our mission of Serving Others.”

To apply for a position at Dollar General



Kroger stores across the state of Tennessee said

Full and part-time positions are available and starting pay varies by job. Kroger offers tuition reimbursement for students, associate discounts and other benefits upon qualifying.

Candidates can apply

and could be placed for employment within several days of applying.


Pizza delivery giant

to meet increased demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The chain needs to fill positions in stores and factories, including chefs, customer service representatives and managers.


to apply.


for its stores and distribution centers through the end of May.

Each full-time hourly employee will receive a $300 cash bonus while each part-time employee will get $150, according to a statement from the company. The company plans to hand out the bonuses on April 2.

For more information click


across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.

That includes workers at its warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores, all of whom make at least $15 an hour.


to apply.


Ingles is offering short-term opportunities for retail candidates at several of their locations, and include positions as cashiers and service clerks.

Find more information

Food City

All Food City locations currently have both full-time and part-time opportunities available in key customer service and food service positions.

This includes cashiers, courtesy clerks, day and night stockers, meat cutters, cake decorators and retail management.


to apply.

Blount Memorial Hospital

Blount Memorial Hospital is hiring amid the coronavirus outbreak.

For more information on positions available, click

Hillcrest Healthcare

Hillcrest Healthcare has positions available in dinning and housekeeping support, certified nursing assistants (CNA) and nurses with the possibility of transfer to full-time employment.

The healthcare company is hiring at their Park Place, West Hills and Island Home locations.

You can see all available positions and apply


Axcess Staffing Services

Axcess Staffing Services in Knoxville is hiring immediate positions for production assembly line workers. Employees will be packaging light assembly and packing box displays.

The company is looking for employees for first, second and third shifts.

For more information or to apply online, click

or call 865-671-4848.


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

For more information, click

Landscape Workshop

Landscape Workshop has locations in Alabama and Tennessee. A spokeswoman says Landscape Workshop is hiring for the crew member positions in Birmingham, and in Tennessee in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville. To apply email


Sitel Group, one of the largest customer experience management companies in the world, announced it will begin hiring more than 250 associates immediately to support client growth. All employees will have the opportunity to work from home and support some of Sitel Group’s largest clients with technical support, customer services and financial services.

Interested applicants should visit and enter the keyword “Knoxville” to begin the application process. Interviews may be conducted by video conference.

Multi-Color Corporation Knoxville

Multi-Color Corporation has multiple positions opening. Go

to check them out.

Tennessee Tutoring Corps

The Tennessee Tutoring Corps is taking applications for summer tutoring. The jobs are paid and part-time. Go

for more information.

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