A Career with Pacesetters, Inc.

Welcome... Pacesetters, Inc. appreciates your interest in employment with our agency. With locations throughout Middle Tennessee, Pacesetters has for over 40 years provided support services to hundreds of people.

At Pacesetters our staff makes ALL the Difference. Many of the 350+ employees work in direct support roles while others work in administrative, professional and leadership positions.

We hope you will take a moment to explore the current openings. You are able to search jobs openings and apply for openings on-line at this site.

Again, thank you for your interest in a career with Pacesetters, Inc.

Basic Employment Qualifications

Diploma or GED
Valid TN Driver’s License and Licensed more than 3 Years Preferred
Good 3 Year Driving Record per MVD
Reliable Transportation
Good Communications Skills
Able to Lift 50+ Pounds
Able to Successfully Pass:
TB Test or TB Risk Assessment
Drug Screen
Background Check
Mandated Training

    Pay Begins at $10.00 per hour with a $100.00 Bonus after Successful Probationary Period Applications received will be verified before consideration for available openings. Submissions do not guarantee an interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.


Pacesetters, Inc

Support Specialist (Direct Care)

Apply to: Human Resources
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Job Description:


  • Minimum 19 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent or actively enrolled in GED or AHS program
  • Have and maintain a Class D drivers license (licensed for minimum of 3 years)
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Attend mandatory training
  • Pass background checks and drug screen

Primary Responsibilities

Support Specialists empower and support individuals with disabilities. They provide guidance, coaching, and positive role modeling in residential and community settings. Daily support includes transportation services, vocational, residential, social and community integration activities as assigned and support in employment opportunities.

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