Thinking about moving to Chattanooga? If you love outdoor activities, food, culture, AND a low cost of living, Scenic City is tough to beat.
But no matter where you live, you need to find work, right?
Fortunately, Chattanooga is home to not only thousands of small to medium-sized businesses but also some internationally known corporations. If you’re looking for jobs in Chattanooga, TN, we’ve assembled a list of places to start your search!
Top Chattanooga Jobs
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc:
BSBC is one of the largest employers in the city with more than 4,000 workers. Headquartered on top of a ridge overlooking downtown, they are easy to spot, too.
The insurance provider gets 3.5 stars on glassdoor.com, so they are a safe bet in terms of employee satisfaction. If you have experience in the insurance industry, they’d be a logical first place to look Learn More.
McKee Foods Corporation:
The makers of Little Debbie snack cakes are headquartered in the Chattanooga suburb of Collegedale. Founded in Chattanooga 90 years ago, McKee Foods is one of the companies most closely associated with the area.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.:
The Volkswagen Passat and the new award-winning Volkswagen Atlas are made right here in Chattanooga. The LEED Platinum certified plant is one of the most environmentally friendly auto manufacturing facilities in the world…and if that’s not green enough, it’s situated right next to one of Chattanooga’s most popular nature parks.
Naturally, the bulk of the positions offered at the plant pertain to vehicle assembly, but there’s also a communications department, engineering, purchasing, and more. They earned a 3-star rating on glassdoor.com. Learn More.
Astec Industries, Inc.:
In addition to making some of the cars, Chattanoogans help make the roads that cars drive on. Specifically, Astec Industries, along with its subsidiary Roadtec, manufacture asphalt road building equipment, along with a variety of other processing and drilling equipment.
A large portion of their jobs will be related to manufacturing, but since their headquarters is here, there should also be opportunities in every aspect of the business from accounting to sales. They earn a 3.5-star rating on glassdoor.com as well as a 100% approval rating for their CEO. Learn More.
U.S. Xpress, Inc.:
If you’ve ever taken a long road trip on an interstate, you’ve probably seen one or two semi trucks bearing the U.S. Xpress logo. The logistics giant is also headquartered in Chattanooga.
Unum is a major provider of supplemental insurance in the workplace. Combined with the BSBC HQ, not to mention a large office for Cigna, Unum helps make Chattanooga a hotbed for the insurance industry.
Poultry giant Pilgrim’s has a very large facility located around the corner from the famous Chattanooga Choo Choo.
Tennessee Valley Authority:
You can’t really talk about Chattanooga jobs without mentioning TVA. This corporate agency of the United States provides electricity for millions of people in seven Southeastern states.
…And Many More:
So, along with all the attributes that twice earned Chattanooga Outside Magazine’s “Best Town Ever” award, there are plenty of job opportunities to help you make the most of the area’s low cost of living.
And once you land that dream job, you can trust Joe Leffew Properties to find you the perfect home.