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Employment & Internships

Internships and Seasonal Opportunities

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. For TDEC Internship requirements and guidelines please visit: TDEC Intern Opportunites page. TDEC also offers seasonal employment opportunities in preparation for peak seasons at Tennessee State Parks. Please see current opportunites below:

Position Title Division Location Closing Date
Office of External Affairs Intern Administration Knoxville EFO Until Filled
Marketing Intern Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filled
Seasonal Interpreter/Recreator Tennessee State Parks Various Locations Until Filled
Seasonal Mascot and Social Media Coordinator Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filled
Memphis Environmental Field Office Intern  Water Resources  Memphis Environmental Field Office  Until Filled 
Event Management Intern Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filed

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
Recreational Services Grants Analyst 3 Recreational Services 11/20/19
Data Entry/Platform Maintenance Specialist (Grants Analyst 2) Office of Energy Programs 11/22/19
TDEC Program Administrator 1 Financial Responsibility 11/27/19

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
Equipment Operator West TN River Basin Authority Humboldt Gibson 11/19/19

Middle Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Historic Preservation Specialist Historical Commission Division Nashville Davidson 11/19/19
Archaeologist 2 Archaeology Division Nashville Davidson 11/19/19
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1 Air Pollution Control Nashville Davidson 11/26/19
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1 Air Pollution Control Nashville Davidson 11/26/19
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1 Air Pollution Control Nashville Davidson 11/26/19

East Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
TDEC Environmental Scientist 1 Division of Water Resources Johnson City EFO Washington 11/19/19
Facilities Surveyor Tennessee State Parks TSP Regional Off., Rocky Top Campbell 12/10/19

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

This Page Last Updated: November 14, 2019 at 10:06 AM