Co-op’s commitment to community starts with our people – talented, energetic, motivated individuals who truly love what they do and seek to serve our local farmers by making them more successful. Think you have what it takes? You’re in the right place!


Local Co-ops provide a wide variety of career opportunities at over 165 retail locations in many specialized areas, including farm equipment, hardware, agronomy, feed, animal health, rural lifestyle and hunting & outdoors.


Opportunities may also be available at Tennessee Farmers Cooperative offering services to our member Co-ops, in accounting, marketing/communications, employee benefits administration, information systems, and retail development (just to name a few).


Each year, we also hire a group of summer interns to gain hands-on experience working with a member cooperative. This internship is eligible for school credit with most colleges/universities. For recent college graduates, the Cooperative Trainee program helps to prepare candidates for jobs at member Co-ops across our system. This training program lasts for one-year and will give the candidate a wide variety of training and education to help them advance their careers with Co-op.

What We Offer

Since each member Co-op is their own independently, operated business, benefits and employment packages may vary. Most member Co-op’s employee benefits include:


  • Vacation, Holidays and Sick Leave
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Medical Insurance Program
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Purchase Options
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • Training & Education for On-The-Job Performance



Current Job Openings 

Here is a current listing of career opportunities within our Co-op system. 

Click on each job title to be taken to a full job description and our application page.

  • Equipment Service Manager - AgCentral Farmers Cooperative
    • AgCentral Farmers Cooperative (Headquartered in Athens, TN)

      AgCentral Farmers Co-op is looking for a detail-oriented to manage their ag service department. The individual would learn and maintain a strong working knowledge of all industry standards and practices and the company’s products and services. The right person will have a strong sales-minded attitude and excellent leadership skills. To be successful, they should also be able to develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with customers, technicians, and vendors.

  • Security Guard (part-time) - Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
    • Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (Locations in Rockford, TN & LaVergne, TN)

      Tennessee Farmers Co-op is looking for a detail-oriented individual with ethical decision-making skills to join their team as a Security Guard. PART-TIME opportunity in LaVergne, TN and Rockford, TN. Primary duties include checking and admitting visitors onto the grounds, patrolling the premises at regular intervals and following safety protocols in the event of an emergency.

  • Branch Manager - Southeastern Farmers Cooperative
    • Southeastern Farmers Cooperative (Branch location in Pikeville, TN)

      Southeastern Farmers Cooperative has grown to a thriving business that supplies the needs of farmers throughout a trade area encompassing southeastern Tennessee, northern Georgia, and beyond. They have three locations: the corporate office and main store in Cleveland, TN, and branch stores in Lafayette, GA, and Pikeville, TN. They are looking for a Branch Manager with an enthusiastic, self-motivated attitude who is passionate about making their local farmers more successful, profitable, and efficient. This person will oversee employees and operations at their Pikeville, TN, location. 

  • Outside Sales Rep. - ASM Ag Services, LLC
    • ASM Ag Services, LLC (Territory in Soutwest Virginia) 

      ASM Ag Services, LLC is a farm supply, lawn, garden, and outdoor power equipment store that strives to provide excellent customer service and products that meet their ever-changing area’s needs. They are looking for a customer service-centered individual with an agricultural background to remotely maintain and increase their current customer base by providing expert knowledge and recommendations of products and services. The individual must be confident in their ability to build and foster working relationships.

  • Veterinarian - Smoky Mountain Farmers Cooperative
    • Smoky Mountain Farmers Cooperative (Headquartered in Sevierville, TN) 

      Smoky Mountain Farmers Co-op is a farm supply, lawn, garden, automotive, and outdoor power equipment store that strives to provide excellent customer service and provide products that meet the needs of our ever-changing area. They are looking for a well-educated, driven veterinarian to join their staff. This individual will visit farms to provide animal health recommendations, write prescriptions for medications and other products, and work closely with other staff to pro­vide exceptional customer service to the farmer members and patrons of Smoky Mountain Farmers Cooperative. 

How To Contact Us:

For General TFC Job Inquiries contact:
Human Resources
Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
P.O. Box 3003
LaVergne, TN 37086
(615) 793-8400

For Local Co-op Opportunities:
Contact your local Co-op by visiting our Locations page

For Training & Education Programs (including Internships and Scholarships) contact:
Scott Bohanon
TFC Education & Training Manager


The success of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative and our Co-op system’s future will continue to revolve around the ability to recruit, train and educate the highest-quality employees. The TFC Training & Education department recruits the best and brightest to provide a pool of capable, well-trained individuals who can assume key management and technological positions throughout our system. We focus on personal development through our Cooperative Trainee and Summer Internship programs.


The goal of this yearlong, salaried program is for our Trainees to gain knowledge and experience under the direction of experienced personnel at a local, member Co-op. It includes exposure to and performance of duties and responsibilities in various aspects at the member Co-op and Tennessee Farmers’ Cooperative departmental levels. We also offer other training through 250 hours of continuing classroom education, 100 hours of team building and 45 hours of online training.


Each year, TFC hires 15-20 Summer Interns in collaboration with local member Co-ops. These paid internships allow students to gain knowledge and experience while working in a business environment for a 12-week periods. It include exposure to and performance of duties and responsibilities in various aspects at the member Co-op, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative department levels, and continuing classroom education.


TFC offers 32 Co-op scholarships – each worth $2,000 – to qualified students who come from families of Co-op members. Applicants must attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, UT Martin, Tennessee Tech, Middle Tennessee State University, or Austin Peay. Each university, through its scholarship selection committee, actually chooses the scholarship recipients. College sophomores, juniors and seniors should contact their respective university’s School of Agriculture for application procedures.

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