Central Office Location:
Old Roberts School Building
534 East First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1218
Morristown, TN 37816
Toll-Free Phone:
866-631-4120

Position Openings

   Job Title: Food Service Manager
Location: Hamblen County
Program: Senior Nutrition
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with mass quantity meal preparation.
  • Demonstrated ability in using planned menus to prepare food which is nourishing, appetizing and appealing.
  • Ability to keep simple records necessary to assure financial accountability in our food service program.
  • Willingness to assist in maintaining proper sanitation, health standards, and safety practices in food preparation and service required.
  • Ability to supervise the direct operation on an industrial kitchen.
  • Able to physically and mentally react immediately to unexpected circumstances.
  • Supervisor experience (in particular of, but not limited to, kitchen personnel)
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to continue professional development.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cooks and prepares both home-delivered and congregate meals using standard recipes and in a manner that retains nutritional value, looks appetizing and is appealing.
  • Supervises SNP Food Service Assistants, all kitchen volunteers, and all cooking operations.
  • Trains new food service staff and volunteers.
  • Delegates food service duties to assigned staff and volunteers.
  • Work cooperatively with all Food Delivery Managers to ensure the distribution of food services operates efficiently.
  • Orders economical, high quality foods and supplies (this includes purchasing needed groceries and being able to transport and carry heave items/groceries from the store to the kitchen site).
  • Follows planned menu exactly unless authorization is given to make changes, making sure that the number of meals prepared does not exceed the number of meal recorded.
  • Prepares required reports, such as but not limited to: food purchases, inventory, food production, menu changes and meal counts.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is full-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Food Service Manager, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Date:


11/29/2016
Job Title: Family Service Worker
Location:  Hamblen County - based at Learning Center
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Degree, credential, or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field preferred.
  • High School diploma or GED and ability to obtain related degree, credential, or certification in a timely manner required.
  • A natural concern, empathy, and enjoyment of Head Start children and their families.
  • Ability to communicate openly with community resources, professionals, parents, and children.
  • Evidence of emotional stability and maturity; must be flexible and open to change.
  • Basic computer knowledge required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and obtain ‘F endorsement’ after hire.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for recruiting children, home visits, completing applications according to federal guidelines.
  • Will utilize existing community resources in meeting families’ physical and financial needs
  • Asist parents in setting goals and working toward self-sufficiency.
  • Ensure all children have complete required medical and dental screenings/exams.
  • Advocate for Head Start families within the program and community.
  • Complete and up-date medical and dental records and follow-up treatments.
  • Ensure accurate and timely data is entered into computer tracking system.
  • Will conduct home visits as scheduled and also as needed.   

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send application/resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted until position is filled.  EOE.

 

   Job Title: Apartment Manager Specialist
Location: Hamblen County
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Computer literacy, including strong word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills.
  • Able to deal tactfully with the public, tenants and co-workers, and to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Proven experience with apartment management skills, having successfully worked with housing management procedures and systems (i.e. tenant files, federal affordable housing regulations, resident marketing, funder inspections such as REAC/MOR reviews, etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position will provide Agency Apartment Managers with short-term coverage, support and training assignments. This role requires daytime travel to properties across the region.
  • Supports Affordable Housing program staff by providing on-site training to staff (new and targeted for improvement) and compliance-related inspections of files/facilities.
  • May be assigned other support duties at AHP office, such as entering/verifying account deposits in Quickbooks, funds transfers, and other.
  • May be assigned other support duties at AHP office, such as entering/verifying account deposits in Quickbooks, funds transfers, and other.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Apartment Manager Specialist, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

Job Title: On-Site Apartment Manager
Location: Cleveland, TN
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Computer literacy, including strong word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills.
  • Able to deal tactfully with the public, tenants and co-workers, and to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Must live on-site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists all who wish to apply for tenancy at a complex.
  • Maintains facility in a clean and safe condition, insures that all repairs are completed as needed, grounds are maintained and facilities are secure.
  • Completes and maintains appropriate paperwork and files on tenants, including rent collections charts and purchasing accounts.
  • Ensures facility is in full compliance with all federal, state and local ordinances, regulations and codes.
  • Actively communicates with all tenants and provides a minimum amount of assistance to make sure they are maintaining normal health habits.
  • Coordinates transportation, recreational activities and social services as instructed.
  • Collects, records and deposits rent and security deposit money.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork to move residents in and out of apartments.

Hours and Benefits: Full-Time, Non-exempt

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: On-Site Apartment Manager, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

Job Title: On-Site Maintenance
Location: Sevierville
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning and minor repair.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt
To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

Job Title: Special Service Assistant
Location:  Cocke County- based at Driskill Circle Office
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • One year experience working with preschool children with or without disabilities preferred.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Teacher in program planning for children with disabilities and implement activities to assist children in meeting goals.
  • Complete speech/language screenings on each newly enrolled child.
  • Assist LEA staff in obtaining needed paperwork to complete evaluations when warranted.
  • Document children’s services and contacts.
  • Provide direct speech and language or other therapy activities as directed.
  • Assist with scheduling IEP meetings - will attend or cover the classroom so Teacher may attend.
  • Ability to work with Teachers, Family Service Workers, and school system personnel to assist in obtaining child and family goals.
  • Assist in delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families.
  • Assist with kindergarten transition activities.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time, averages 24 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.

 

   Job Title
: Delivery Driver
Location: Hamblen County
Program: Senior Nutrition
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work with others, good communication skills.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.
  • Must pass personal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packages meals for home delivery.
  • Cleans coolers daily using soap, water and bleach. Also lifts and moves coolers and stock as needed.
  • Drives and delivers meals to the homes of all SNP home delivered meal participants on specified route.
  • Maintains necessary and accurate paperwork to record mileage and time worked.
  • Reports status of each client to Site Manager on a daily basis.
  • Practices sanitary methods of food handling, including careful washing of hands, wearing plastic gloves and aprons when necessary.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Delivery Driver, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Bus Driver – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Townsend

High school diploma or GED required. Child Care experience preferred. Responsible for safe transportation of three and four year old children per Head Start Performance Standards and DHS Licensing. Will assist the teacher in the classroom. Must be at least 21; have a valid TN driver’s license and been driving for 5 years; able to pass DOT physical; and able to obtain commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Special Service Assistant - part-time, average 24 hours/week, school year
Blount County: based at Eagleton Head Start

High School diploma or GED required. Prefer one year experience working with preschool children with or without disabilities. Will provide input on children and families’ needs and progress; compile information; and complete records and reports. Will develop lesson plans with the Teacher from the goals of children with disabilities; and assist in delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Teacher Assistant – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Eagleton 2
Hamblen County: Learning Center

Prefer ECE degree or CDA; individual enrolled in a program leading to CDA or degree or a degree in any area considered; High School diploma or GED and immediate ability to obtain CDA or degree in accordance with the Head Start Act required. Assist teacher with supervision and interaction with children. May assist with home visits and parent-teacher conferences; help organize classroom and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. Will act as immediate supervisor in the teacher’s absence. For centers with bus routes, Bus monitor (drives bus as required) must have valid TN driver’s license; be at least 21; been driving for 5 years; able to pass a DOT physical; and able to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment- teacher assistants at drive-in centers may be required to obtain a CDL. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Full-time benefits include: vacation, sick, holidays, partially paid health insurance and retirement. Part-time benefits include: vacation, sick, and holiday pay. Pay based on education and experience. EOE.








Date Posted: 8/12/2016

Job Title: Facilitator (2 positions)
Location:  Hamblen County- Education Center
Program: TPP 2107
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, education, counseling, health education, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in planning and implementing positive youth development programs working with at-risk youth preferred.
  • Exhibits genuine care and concern for teens.
  • Knowledgeable of adolescent development and current issues impacting teens while exhibiting support and acceptance of teens.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present grant approved curriculum to youth enrolled in grades 6-8 during the school day.
  • Collect uniform data on each participant, including curriculum hours, academic performance and school disciplinary actions.
  • Facilitate Service Learning projects for participants.
  • Collect uniform data on each participant’s hours spent in community service.
  • Facilitate cooperation between community service opportunities and school personnel and teens involved in program.
  • Assist Program Manager in meeting weekly with school principals and teachers to integrate grant approved curriculum topics in other school subjects.
  • Assists Program Manager with any and all other job-related tasks, as requested.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

 

 

Job Title:
Tutors
Location: Claiborne, Greene, Hamblen and Sevier Counties
Program: WIOA- Career First
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a STEM field and must be a certified teacher.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide tutoring in math, reading, English and other subject matters to improve participant’s academic skills as determined by their need and the Individualized Services Strategy.
  • Assess participants’ progress weekly and provide feedback to participants and to the Career Readiness Coach.
  • May assist in providing financial literacy education
  • Provide reports as requested on participant activities and outcomes.
  • Participate in program evaluation activities.

Hours and Benefits: Days and Hours flexible; Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Career First Tutor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Posted: 6/29/2016

Job Title: Grant Writer
Location: Central Office
Program: Executive
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with Master’s preferred. Relevant work experience may substitute for Master’s degree.
  • Strong background in proposal writing or technical writing. Must have some research skills, be detail oriented and a self-starter who is able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Proficient with computer and internet.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathers information from agency programs to prepare grant proposals.
  • Plans, prepares, writes and submits proposals for funding according to proposal guidelines and deadlines. Develops individual grant proposals in accordance with each grant-making organization’s preferences and follows exactly each grant-making organization’s guidelines.
  • Compiles and updates statistical data to support needs statements for grant proposals.
  • Tracks status of proposals and follows up to provide additional information as required by funding sources.
  • Arranges for partner collaborations as needed.
  • Works on “as-needed” basis.
  • Travels within service area and some overnight, out of area travel to meetings as required.

Hours and Benefits: As-needed; hours vary; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Grant Writer Position, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.















































Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness throughout tutorial/parenting activities. Collects data for evaluation as required. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Must possess a High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to the individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience working with students in an academic setting. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile. Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Please specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Tutors, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN. EOE.

 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor
Location:

Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes. Maintains on-going working relationships with teachers of school children to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relevant to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in education with State Certification in Elementary Education. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.