Knox County Tennessee


Our mission is to develop, empower, and support the dedicated teammates of Knox County by utilizing resources responsibly, fostering a culture of exceptional service and promoting physical, mental, and financial well-being.

Diversity Statement

Knox County government recognizes that our diversity is a unique strength that both enriches our community and benefits all our citizens. We continually strive to be a government that works for all, such as veterans, people with disabilities, and individuals from all cultures and walks of life. With an eye to the future, Knox County government is committed to setting the example by celebrating and encouraging diversity in our workforce, our business partnerships, and, most importantly, our leadership.


A: All of our open jobs are posted online. You will need to create an account to apply to a posting.

A: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is handled by the State. You will need to contact them through their website. Here is the link:

A: Child Support is administered by the State. You will need to contact the local child support office if you have questions. Here is the link to find one near you:

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Human Resources

City County Building
400 Main Street
Suite 360
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2321
Fax: 865-215-3242
Benefits Fax: 865-215-2474
Job Openings
Useful Contact Numbers
Knox County HR: 865-215-2321
KCSO HR: 865-971-3914
Knox County Schools:
PBA HR: 865-215-2306
Benefits: 865-215-3800
Retirement: 865-215-2323

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Department Email
County Holidays   
Labor Laws