Tennessee Smokies to hold job fair

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SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Smokies announced Tuesday that they will be hosting their annual job fair at Smokies Stadium on Friday, March 4, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The fair will spotlight 19 different categories of positions within the Smokies organization. Among the jobs that will be displayed are: retail store sales associate, program and souvenir vendor, Kid Zone staff and playground game operator, ticket taker, ticket seller, concession stand worker, concession stand manager, mascot, stadium vendor, suite server, First Aid attendant, camera operator, Rally Crew member, usher, parking attendant, security bag checker and pocket schedule delivery driver.

Various positions are also available within the Smoky Mountain Brewery and the Smokies Stadium press box. The Brewery is in search of servers, bartenders, hosts and cooks, while the press box positions include stringer, pitch clock operator and official scorer.

Most Smokies Stadium positions require a person to stand and walk for extended periods of time, as well as run, sit, navigate stairs, kneel or crouch. Prospective employees may also be asked to occasionally lift and/or move up to approximately 25 pounds and be exposed to various weather conditions and noise levels.

Potential employees will be asked to fill out their top three job choices on their interview questionairre, which will be provided at the job fair. All persons seeking employement may not be able to work in their area of choice, as jobs will be offered by strength of application and/or resume.