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Job Opportunities with the Michael Dunn Center

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Working for Michael Dunn Center offers a feature that is more and more unique in today’s work place: fulfillment. There are many different positions in various departments at Michael Dunn Center. But, all of them share in common the mission of creating a better life for people that need our care, support and help. If you would like to go home from work knowing that you helped someone lead a better life that day, you will value a career serving people with special needs at Michael Dunn Center.

Please read our General Information and Requirements for Employment sections below, to get a better understanding about what a career at Michael Dunn Center can offer. If you are interested further, look at our Current Openings to see what openings we currently have available.

You can fill out the Application Form below and someone from our Human Resources Department will contact you.

If you share our passion for serving people with special needs, a career at Michael Dunn Center may be just for you.

Michael Dunn Center Job Openings

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The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant’s consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

I understand it is the company’s policy not to refuse to hire a qualified individual with a disability because of this person’s need for an accommodation that would be required by the ADA.

I understand that just as I am free to resign at any time, the employer reserves the right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice.

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I understand that a criminal background check will be done before I am considered for employment. I give permission for my background to be checked.

This application will be kept on file for 6 months. At the conclusion of this time, if I have not heard from the employer and still wish to be considered for employment, it will be necessary to fill out a new application.

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General Information About Working at
The Michael Dunn Center

The Michael Dunn Center offers many career opportunities. We have positions including Direct Support Professionals, Nurses, Therapists, Drivers, Case Managers, Supervisors, etc. for all educational and skill levels. You can serve your community and help people with disabilities reach their goals and lead more independent lives.

We offer opportunities for advancement and often promote internally. We provide paid training for care-giving and life-saving skills. We have very flexible scheduling offering full and part time employment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have 8 and 16-hour shifts in the day, evening, weekends, and midnights. Our pay schedule is bi-weekly. We have convenient locations all over Roane County with more than 20 work sites.

We offer a generous benefit package which includes health insurance with available vision and dental; no-cost life insurance for all full-time employees with optional family coverage; and an available 403(b) retirement plan that matches 100% of your contribution up to 3% of your income; paid time off (PTO), and a no-cost Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We also offer supplemental insurance policies including disability and cancer.

We are always looking for caring people who want to make a difference. To apply for a job at Michael Dunn Center, fill out and submit the form to the left.

Requirements for Employment

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.

All positions require proof of successful completion of high school (Diploma) or equivalence (GED)

Pre-employment background checks, including work history, personal references, motor vehicle history, and criminal history will be researched for all potential employees.

Employment will be contingent upon results of drug/alcohol testing.

Most positions require the employee to have a current valid Tennessee driver’s license and to have held a valid driver’s license for three (3) years.