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Knox County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, pregnancy, citizenship or any other protected classification established by law. Federal and state criminal background check and drug screening are required for all positions.


Open Positions


Community Dental Center

Knox County Health Department


  • Chief Operating Officer

  • The Knox County Health Department has an opportunity for a Chief Operating Officer for our Community Health Center.
    We are looking for self-motivated, strong leadership, a multi-talented person with knowledge of health care administration, federal qualified/community health center operations, grant applications, and compliance requirements.
  • Environmental Health Specialist

  • Environmental Health Specialists monitor health and safety conditions in residential, industrial, commercial, and recreational settings.
  • Environmental Health Inspector

  • Environmental Health Inspectors are responsible for enforcing environmental and health laws, conduct inspections, and provide education on the topic of environmental health.


Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: pjackson@knoxcountyhealth.org





Employee Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Time

  • Providers receive paid leave time for continuing education and annual allowance for CE expenses.

  • Providers may be eligible for Student Loan Repayment under Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)