KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A mass hiring event for the soon-to-open Buc-ee’s Crossville location has changed location, according to human resources personnel with the company.

The “friendliest beaver” chain of gas stations and convenience stores has been expanding from its home state of Texas to other southern states for years and two locations are opening in Tennessee: Crossville at the Genesis Road exit off Interstate 40, and Sevier County, at the Exit 407 development off I-40.

Buc-ee’s Crossville will hold a mass hiring event is happening May 17-19. The company is bringing 250 new jobs with starting pay at $16-18 an hour with benefits; including a 6% matching 401k and three weeks of paid vacation.

How to attend hiring event

To receive an invitation to the mass hiring event, candidates must first apply online for one of the roles which include management, stocking, merchandising, food service and cashier.

“Invitations/confirmations will be sent to each attendee after a phone screen is conducted by our hiring management team. Due to the large volume and the need for pre-scheduled interview slots, walk-ins are not encouraged and may be turned away,” a company spokesperson said.

The hiring event will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17, 18, & 19 at Fairfield Glade Community Center, 128 Stonehenge Drive in Fairfield Glade.

Buc-ee’s Crossville is set to open in July and the company is currently accepting applications.  

Job Listings at Buc-ee’s, Ltd. (

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