Jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States

Kingsport is a city located in the US State of Tennessee, where is straddles both Sullivan and Hawkins counties. The city boasts a population of around 49,000.

No Elephants

Kingsport holds the dubious distinction of probably being the only US city to have executed an elephant by hanging. In 1916, a circus elephant killed a trainer whilst the circus was in town. Following demands of the city residents, the elephant was transported to a railroad yard and hung from a crane.

Today, the city is a largely suburban one of low-rise buildings, malls and multiple parks. 63% of homes are owned, whilst the remaining homes have an average rent of $582, well below the national average.

There are a number of festivals throughout the year and the city’s downtown boasts a number of excellent bars, restaurants and stores – it also has quite a number of antique stores.

The city is particularly green, with 6 major state parks, water parks and municipal parks present in the town, as well as a host of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails crossing the city and the green belts of the city limits.

Key Facts:

·         Median Age: 44.3

·         Median Household Income: $37,465

·         Median Property Value: $135,700

·         Poverty Rate: 20%

·         Cost of Living:  5% higher than state average, 6% lower than national average

·         Unemployment Rate: 3.4%

·         Crime Rate: 91% higher than national average

Manufacturing Industry

The city is home to a number of large employing, specialist manufacturing companies. The largest is the Eastman Chemical Company who are both headquartered here and also maintain a large plant. In addition, Holston Army Ammunition Plant manufactures a wide range of explosives for the Department of Defense.

As a result of these and other large factories, the manufacturing sector is the single largest employer in town, with around 17% of all jobs in the sector. The second largest is healthcare at 16%, with two large-scale medical facilities in the city drawing in patients from the surrounding area.

Retail at 13%, food service at 9% and education at 8% comprises the nest biggest sectors.

The job market is strong and growing, and ad grew by 5% by the end of 2016. 

United States Tennessee Kingsport
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**Job Number** 19000GC8 **Job Category** Finance and Accounting **Location** MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, Kingsport, Tennessee VIEW ON MAP **Brand** Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott ...
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ABOUT OUR STORE: What better place to share your love for pets than in our stores? With so many opportunities under one roof, you'll be sure to find a career path that inspires you. As part of the Department Manager ...
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We need a babysitter to take care of 2 children in Kingsport. Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. Responsibilities would include meal prep. We require that you ...
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ABOUT OUR STORE: What better place to share your love for pets than in our stores? With so many opportunities under one roof, you'll be sure to find a career path that inspires you. As the Department Manager over ...
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Posting Date Feb 08, 2019Job Number 19000DVBJob Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, Kingsport, Tennessee VIEW ON MAPBrand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
CommissionAt A Glance Full-time sales role good for students, grads, and people who appreciate flexibility, with potential for advancement and no ceiling on commission bonuses. A role that is ideal for flexible, ...
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Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers ...
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We need a babysitter for our 1 child in Kingsport. And we're looking now! We do have pets, so please consider that when applying. Some help preparing meals would be ideal. We require that you have your own car. Looking ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Part-timePosition Summary AutoZone's Part-Time Retail Sales Associates drive sales through superior customer service by exceeding customer expectations and providing a WOW! Customer Service experience. While assisting ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Summary of Position• Responsible for assisting with the complete operations of assigned store, in conjunction with assigned tasks and duties.• Assist in the merchandising of the store.• Fully ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Seeking a nanny near Kingsport for newborn. Hoping you can start immediately! Light Housekeeping: Clean up after self and baby.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
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PLEASE NOTE: Your application will be considered for all positions within this store. Some positions may not be available in all locations.Assistant Store Manager – will support the Store Manager in all facets of ...
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Part-timeI need a senior care provider. You'll be responsible for transporting to/from appointments.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February