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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
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Intern Office of Strategic Initiatives Central Office Until Filled
Cookeville Environmental Field Office Intern Water Resources Cookeville EFO Until Filled
OGC Summer Volunteer Office of General Counsel Central Office Until Filled

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
TDEC Environmental Program Director SWM 1/29/20
TDEC Digital Media Manager Communications 1/29/20
Tennessee State Archaeologist Archeology 1/29/20
Park Manager 2 TSP - Roan Mountain State Park 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Manager 4 DWR 2/4/20

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
Administrative Assistant 1 TSP Chickasaw SP Chester 1/28/20
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2 DWR Memphis EFO Shelby 2/4/20

Middle Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Accountant Administration Fiscal Services Davidson 1/28/20
Administrative Secretary Administration Nashville EFO Davidson 1/28/20
Cook 1 TSP Henry Horton SP Marshall 1/28/20
Cook 2 TSP Montgomery Bell SP Dickson 1/28/20
Facilities Supervisor TSP Henry Horton SP Marshall 1/28/20
Food Service Manager 1 TSP Montgomery Bell SP Dickson 1/28/20
Food Service Manager 2 TSP Montgomery Bell SP Dickson 1/28/20
Hospitality Assistant TSP Henry Horton SP Marshall 1/28/20
TDEC Environmental Consultant 1 SWM Central Office - Compliance & Enforcement Davidson 1/28/20
TDEC Environmental Consultant 2 DWR Central Office - Land Based Systems Davidson 1/28/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1 DWR Central Office - Compliance & Enforcement Davidson 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 2 DWR Central Office - Compliance & Enforcement Davidson 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 3 DWR Central Office - Engineering Services Davidson 2/4/20
Accountant 2 Administration Central Office - Fiscal/Consolidated Fees Davidson 1/28/20
Historic Preservation Specialist Historical Commission Nashville Davidson 2/4/20
Procurement Officer Administration Central Office - Property & Procurement Davidson 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Consultant 1 SWM Columbia EFO Maury 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1* DWR Central Office - Water Based Systems Davidson 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 2 SWM Columbia EFO - Solid Waste Program Maury 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2 SWM Cookeville EFO- Hazardous Waste Program Putnam 2/4/20
         

East Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
TDEC Environmental Scientist 1 DWR Johnson City EFO Washington 1/28/20
TDEC Environmental Scientist 3 DWR Johnson City EFO Washington 2/4/20
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 2 DWR Knoxville EFO Knox 1/28/20

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This Page Last Updated: January 22, 2020 at 12:49 PM