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Employment & Internships

Internships

TDEC’s Internship program is an excellent opportunity for college students to develop professionally, acquire real-world experiences, establish valuable references, enhance their resume, and earn college credit. TDEC offers a variety of internship opportunities across the state of Tennessee in our three bureaus. 

For TDEC Internship requirements and guidelines please visit: TDEC Intern Opportunites page.

Please see current opportunites below:

Internship Program Bureau
Office of External Affairs Adminstration
SIR Program Tennessee State Parks
Marketing Tennessee State Parks
Event Management Tennessee State Parks
Environmental Literacy Coordinator  Tennessee State Parks 
Solid Waste Management: Materials Management Program Environment

Employment Opportunites 

TDEC is one of the most diverse, dynamic departments in state government. We are seeking employees with the skills, abilities, character and experience to make a positive difference in the quality of life for citizens and communities across Tennessee. We offer health and dental insurance, a comprehensive non-contributory defined benefit pension plan (five-year vesting), 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and other benefits are provided. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

Leadership Opportunities (Executive Services)

Listed below are the current Executive Service job posting for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (in order by closing date). Please click on the job title for the job description and instructions on how to apply:

Job Title Division Closing Date
Environmental Literacy Coordinator  Tennessee State Parks   
Executive Information Technology Director  TDEC Information Technology  07/05/15 
Park Manager 1  Frozen Head State Park  07/15/18 

Preferred Services Opportunities​

Listed below are the current job postings for Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (in order by closing date). Please click on the job title to be directed to the application:

West Tennessee: 

Job Title  Division  Location  County Closing Date
Conservation Worker 2  Tennessee State Parks  Pickwick Landing State Park  Hardin  06/26/18 

Middle Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Accountant 3 Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  06/19/18 
Park Ranger 2  Tennessee State Parks  Tims Ford State Park  Franklin  06/19/18 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 3  Air Pollution Control  Central Office  Davidson  06/19/18 
Admin Secretary  Administration - Fiscal Services - Consolidated Fees  Central Office  Davidson  06/26/18 
Admin Services Assistant 4  Radiological Health  Central Office  Davidson  06/26/18 
Park Interpretive Specialist  Tennessee State Parks  Central Office  Davidson  06/26/18 
TDEC Env Protection Spec 1*  Air Pollution Control  Central Office  Davidson  06/26/18 
TDEC Env Protection Spec 2*  Solid Waste Management  Columbia EFO  Maury  06/26/18 

East Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
TDEC Environmental Scientist 1*  Remediation  Oak Ridge  Anderson  06/19/18 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2*  Remediation  Oak Ridge  Anderson  06/19/18 

Department of Human Resources - Job Information(Please note some job opportunities are listed under TDEC specific title.)