The grocery chain hopes to hire at locations throughout Middle and East Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and North Alabama.
Officials said that the new positions will help the company continue to respond to the needs of communities across the country.
The United States Postal Service is looking for individuals to join their mission to service Tennessee.
UPS announced that the company is expecting to hire nearly 600 seasonal employees in Knoxville, according to officials.
Amazon is looking to offer an average starting wage of more than $18 per hour to fill some transportation and fulfillment roles, with some of the positions receiving up to $22.50 hourly.
More and more businesses appear to be mandating vaccines for their employees.
The federal government on Thursday reported a pandemic-era low in first-time applications for unemployment benefits. About 310,000 people applied for help last week, the fewest in any week since the middle of March 2020.
A UT expert says the ending of Tennessee’s COVID-19 unemployment benefits will not factor into staffing shortages.