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Cherokee Distributing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We prefer applicants to apply in person at any company location between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. However, if you cannot apply in person, you may click on the links below to complete and submit the applications electronically.

If you are a CDL applicant, you must fill out both the job application for which you are applying and the CDL application. The link for the required CDL application is located at the bottom of this page.


Account Service Representative (ASR) – Trainee

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License, Prefer Class A
  • Pass a DOT physical and Drug Test
  • Lifting 22-160 lbs.
  • Delivery experience preferred 2-5 years.

Apply

Description
  • Report to A.S.R. Manager
  • Full-time position, shift starts at 5:30 a.m.-finish (shift ends when designated accounts are delivered for the day)
  • Monday-Friday, hourly position, 40-50 hours per week
  • Unload product and deliver stock to designated accounts with A.S.R. driver
  • Learn to use handheld computers to print invoices, reconcile route daily
  • Outgoing personality and communications skills in order to work effectively in a positive, professional manner with customers and staff
  • Maintain a safe and professional driving record
  • This is a training position for A.S.R. position



NIGHT TRANSPORT DRIVER- 2ND SHIFT POSITION- KNOXVILLE

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee, CDL Class A
  • Pass a physical and drug screen
  • Forklift experience helpful or will train
  • Lifting 22-45 lbs.

Apply

Duties
  • Full Time Position (40-45 hours per week). Paid for 45 hours + bonus weekly
  • Report to warehouse manage
  • Shift starts at 3:00pm-finish (shift ends when designated trucks are loaded)
  • Monday- Friday
  • Drive Class A vehicle to Kingsport or Cookeville after loaded in Knoxville in evenings



MERCHANDISER- KNOXVILLE POSITION

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver’s License, Valid Tennessee, CDL Class A
  • Pass a physical and drug screen
  • Lifting 50 lbs.

Apply

Duties
  • Full Time Position (40-45 hours per week
  • Report to area manager
  • Shift starts at 6:00pm-finish (3:00 pm- 6:00 pm)
  • Monday- Sunday, work 5 days per week
  • Repetitively moving cases from back stock on to floor
  • Equipment used is a pallet jack and a dolly to move cases from back of store to shelve


If you would like to submit a general application for employment, please use the form below.

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BENEFITS

Cherokee Distributing Company offers competitive salary and health benefits to all employees. Additional benefits include:
Profit sharing

Company contributions are discretionary, but in recent years our contributions have been 8% of annual salary. Each employee is welcome to contribute in addition to the company contribution.

Vacation

• One week after one year of service
• Two weeks after three years of service
• Three weeks after 10 years of service

Holidays

Six paid holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, plus three floating holidays.

Attendance

Bonus

Funeral

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Health Insurance

Health insurance is provided through BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
We pay 95% of individual health coverage. Any additional premium for coverage for family members is at the employee’s expense.

Longevity

Employees with 25 years of service are recognized with the Legacy Award.