Press Releases

TN DOC to Hold Job Fair in Nashville Nov. 2, 3

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Correction; October 31, 2013:

NASHVILLE – The Department of Correction will hold a job fair this weekend for all professionals interested in working in one of four Nashville prisons. Available positions include correctional officer, food steward, and nursing staff. The job fair will include information on compensation, educational benefits, and flexible schedules.

“Our agency is comprised of a great team of professionals who work hard every day to operate safe and secure prisons and provide effective community supervision in order to enhance public safety,” Commissioner Derrick Schofield said. “We are looking for individuals who want to play a role in this important mission.”

Interested applicants can learn more by visiting our website at: or view the TDOC recruitment video on Youtube:

WHAT:      TDOC Job Fair

WHEN:      Saturday, November 2, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 3, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WHERE:    Tennessee Department of Correction
Lois Deberry Special Needs Facility
7575 Cockrill Bend Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37243

Press Releases

1K Jobs for Nissan Offered at Murfreesboro Job Fair on June 2

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development; May 31, 2012:

1,000 Positions Available for Nissan Plants in Smyrna

NASHVILLE – Yates Services is hosting a job fair for Nissan’s Vehicle Assembly and Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The fair will be on Saturday, June 2, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CST) at the Murfreesboro Career Center on 1313 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro. The company is recruiting to fill long-term, full-time positions.

Yates Services is hiring for off shift positions, including nights, afternoons, weekends, and rotating shifts for the following jobs:

  • Assembly/Production—$15.25 progressing to $19.25 off shift
  • Material Handling—forklift experience required $13.25 progressing to $15.75 off shift
  • Industrial Maintenance—graduate and have a diploma through an Industrial Maintenance course. Off shift starting pay rate $19.75 progressing to $28.25
  • Tool and Die Maker—experience required (welding, CNC, hand grinding)
  • Warehouse/Production Support—Off shift starting pay rate $12.00 progressing to $13.25

The jobs will start out at a minimum of $13.25 per hour (off shift) but will increase to $15.25 per hour (off shift) beginning July 23, 2012. Benefits include 14 paid holidays, one week of paid vacation after six months of service and educational assistance after two years of continuous service as a Main Line Production/Maintenance Associate. A comprehensive benefits package is offered that includes Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans, dental, vision, life insurance, and AD&D after 90 days. In addition, 401(k) plan participation is available after the first full year of service.

To qualify for positions applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Qualified applicants must have a verifiable stable work history and/or verifiable high school attendance record. Any manufacturing experience is a plus. Nissan is a drug-free workplace. In addition, Yates Services conducts thorough background checks on all applicants.

Job seekers are required to bring a resume or fill out an application onsite. Applicants should also bring two forms of identification (driver’s license and social security card are preferred). Applicants with an out-of-state driver’s license will need to bring proof of Tennessee residency. For more information about the job fair contact RJ Sherr at (615) 478-3184.

WHAT:   Job Fair


Saturday, June 2, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CST)


Tennessee Career Center at Murfreesboro
1313 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129