UPDATE: Around 100 new jobs are coming to Ooltewah. 

Hiring has begun for positions at Ooltewah's first Chick-fil-A restaurant. 

The eatery, scheduled to open in August, is looking to hire 100 team members to fill both full-time and part-time positons, including leadership positions focused on talent, training and administrative support. 

Franchise owner Dawson Halliday said, "I want our Ooltewah Chick-fil-A restaurant to be a gathering place, a place where people and families can count on fresh food, fast service, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere."

Interested applicants can apply online or by visiting the new restaurant in person at 8959 Old Lee Highway.


PREVIOUS STORY: In November, ground was broken on the new Chick-fil-A in Collegedale.

According to Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White, the new location is across from the SmartBank off Old Lee Hwy.

Commissioner White posted photos of the groundbreaking on Facebook. 

"IT’S OFFICIAL!!" the post's caption said. "Ground breaking of Chic-fil-A in Collegedale! Set to open early August or late July weather permitting. Welcome to our great community!"


PREVIOUS STORY: A Chick-fil-A restaurant is slated to be part of a larger multimillion-dollar shopping center planned for Collegedale with work scheduled to begin early next year, officials said Tuesday.

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