Smokies to host third and final job fair this weekend

The Tennessee Smokies have announced that the club will be hosting a third and final Job Fair at Smokies Stadium this Saturday, April 17 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. When arriving please enter at the Batter’s Box Bar and Grill located on the left side of the parking lot. Attendees will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distance while at the job fair.

The job fair will feature positions from many departments with part-time and seasonal positions within Smokies Stadium. The Tennessee Smokies are looking for employees who are able to work all home games and additional events as needed inside Smokies Stadium. Most games are held during evening hours of the week and many weekends.

Available departments include new hires for food and beverage, ticketing, production, promotions, merchandise, stadium operations, and grounds crew.

Food and Beverage is looking to fill positions for cashiers, runners, and picnic attendants. Other available positions in the Restaurant include cooks and servers.

Ticketing is looking to fill positions for ticket sellers.

Promotions and Production are looking to fill positions for rally crew promotion team members.

Merchandise is looking to fill team store representatives.

Stadium Operations is looking for fill positions for kid zone attendants, first aid, and cleaning crew.

Field Maintenance is looking for grounds crew members.

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 questionnaire, which will be provided at the job fair. All persons seeking employment may not be able to work in their area of choice, as jobs will be offered by strength of application and/or resume.

The Smokies will commence their 2021 home opener against the Montgomery Biscuits on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Season ticket information can be found online at www.smokiesbaseball.com, or by calling the Smokies Ticket Office at 865-286-2300.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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