Employment

Helping People. Changing Lives.

CAC is looking for employees who are passionate about helping people and giving what it takes to make a lasting impact in their lives.

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Knox County Community Action Committee presentation on composting and food waste

CAC provides full time employees with excellent benefits to include:

  • employer paid health insurance
  • life insurance
  • contribution to pension plan
  • co-pay dental
  • vacation and sick leave days with generous holidays

Open Positions

Administrative Receptionist

This full-time position provides important front-line customer services to individuals calling for information and assistance as well as to visitors and others coming into the CAC central offices. Evaluates caller or visitor needs and service requirements and uses...

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Mobile Meals Kitchen Vehicle Operator

Reliable, caring person needed to work part-time (32 hours per week) for the Mobile Meals Kitchen as a Mobile Meals Vehicle Operator. Must be able to transport meals to homebound seniors, people with disabilities, and children. Must be able to transport coolers and...

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Administrative & Program Support Specialist

Provides general administrative and program support to various programs within Office on Aging (OOA), under the general supervision of the OOA Director. Perform data entry for program and administrative areas and provides general clerical support to help ensure the...

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Housing Stabilization Specialist

Work with individuals and families to develop strategies for achieving housing stability. Conduct interviews and eligibility determination; refer clients to other community agencies for support services; maintain records; and make reports. Qualifications: Four year...

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Vehicle Operator

Reliable, caring person needed to work full-time or part-time. Must be willing to work flexible schedules, including evenings, nights, and weekends. A valid Tennessee Driver’s License and an excellent driving record required. Must be able to assist passengers on and off the vehicle, including those with disabilities and in wheelchairs. Must be able to lift up to fifty pounds, read, write, compute, and have good communications skills. If hired, DOT physical exam , alcohol and drug screen, national criminal background screening required. Commercial Driver License (CDL) preferred (assistance in obtaining CDL will be provided to applicants selected.). Starting hourly rate Tennessee Driver License with F endorsement is $15.05 per hour. Excellent benefits including employer paid health insurance, life insurance, contributions to pension plan, co-pay dental insurance, vacation days, sick leave days, and generous holidays. To Apply: Send resumes to: Community Action Committee; Attn: Personnel Department; P.O. 51650, Knoxville, TN 37950-1650; Fax 865-546-0832; email: cachr@knoxcac.org. Applications and detailed job description available at: Ross Building, CAC Central Office, 2247 Western Avenue, Avenue, P.O. Box 51650, Knoxville, TN 37950-1650.

-An Equal Opportunity Employer-

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Volunteer Assisted Transportation – Fleet Specialist

A front-line customer service position providing fleet sanitation, ensuring vehicles are maintained, answering consumer calls, and serving as a back-up driver. Qualifications:Reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) and a good driving record is a must. Department...

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Building Maintenance Specialist

This position provides maintenance and upkeep of CAC facilities and grounds. Performs general maintenance including but not limited to replacing light bulbs, air filters, and ceiling tiles; removing litter and maintaining steps and walks; cleaning and organizing...

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Senior Accountant

This position assists in the comprehensive fiscal management of designated CAC departments to include grants management, fund allocations, reporting, fixed assets, and other fiscal and administrative functions. Responsible for fiscal oversight of designated CAC...

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Part-Time Vehicle Drive

Caring, dependable individuals needed to work part-time transporting passengers, including disabled passengers, to medical appointments and other services. Must be able to assist passengers on and off the vehicle, including those with disabilities and in wheelchairs....

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Apply Online

Email your resume and CAC job application to cachr@knoxcac.org or apply using our online form.

Note: Emailed resumes sent as attachments must be provided in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Apply by Fax

Fax your resume or completed CAC Job Application to CAC Personnel at (865) 546-0832.

Apply by Mail

Mail your resume or completed CAC job application to the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee / P.O. Box 51650 / Knoxville, TN 37950-1650.

Apply in Person

Visit the CAC Central Office reception area of the Ross Building to review our job book, complete an application, and/or submit your resume.

 

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