Knox County Tennessee


The Department of Human Resources falls under the purview of the Mayor but we are happy to assist all fellow team members working for Knox County. Our mission is to empower team members, develop leaders and inspire change through technology, training, culture and ethics to make Knox County an exceptional employer.


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