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TDVS Career Opportunities

We seek to build a team dedicated to connecting Veterans of all eras with resources and services that improve their quality of life, access to education, business resources, and high quality jobs.

Full Time Openings: Executive Service

Full Time Openings: Preferred Service

Position:   Cemetery Equipment Operator
Vacancies:  1
Salary:  $2,513 monthly

Location:
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads
693 Wildersville Road
Parkers Crossroads, TN 38388

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: performs semi-skilled and skilled light and heavy equipment operation of average difficulty, and may be required to perform other tasks such as those related to cemetery caretaking, grounds and building maintenance, and duties related to landscaping.

Minimum Qualification Requirements: a valid motor vehicle operator's license/endorsement.

How to Apply: for a complete position and to apply navigate to  https://www.tn.gov/careers/apply-here.html

Full Time Openings: Non-Competitive Service

Position: Cemetery Caretaker 1*
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $1,973 Monthly

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period to Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 2* and earn a salary of $2,066 monthly.

Location:
East TN State Veterans Cemetery
2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy 168
Knoxville, TN

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; assists equipment operators with opening and closing gravesites using a lowering device and tampering device. A Cemetery Caretaker 1 performs a variety of cemetery grounds maintenance work using push mowers, chainsaws, riding mowers and weed trimmers for mowing grass, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs. Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; maintains cemetery grounds picking up and removing trash and brush; cleans headstones; prepares grave sites for interments. The Cemetery Caretaker is required to work outside during all types of weather conditions. Uniforms provided and laundered.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience equivalent to six (6) months of professional grounds keeping experience.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator license.
Must be able to lift heavy materials and equipment.
Complete Classification can be found at: Job Classification

How to Apply:
Submit a resume or letter of interest to Michael (Kevin) Knowles, Michael.Knowles@tn.gov or apply here.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

Position: Cemetery Caretaker 1*
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $1,973 Monthly

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period to Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 2* and earn a salary of $2,066 monthly.

Location:
Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, TN 37221

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; assists equipment operators with opening and closing gravesites using a lowering device and tampering device. A Cemetery Caretaker 1 performs a variety of cemetery grounds maintenance work using push mowers, chainsaws, riding mowers and weed trimmers for mowing grass, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs. Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; maintains cemetery grounds picking up and removing trash and brush; cleans headstones; prepares grave sites for interments. The Cemetery Caretaker is required to work outside during all types of weather conditions. Uniforms provided and laundered.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience equivalent to six (6) months of professional grounds keeping experience.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator license.
Must be able to lift heavy materials and equipment.
Complete Classification can be found at: Job Classification

How to Apply:
Submit a resume or letter of interest to Robert Million, Robert.Million@tn.gov or apply here.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

Position: Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 1*
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $1,973 Monthly

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period to Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 2* and earn a salary of $2,066 monthly.

Location:
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads
693 Wildersville Road
Parkers Crossroads, TN 38388

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; assists equipment operators with opening and closing gravesites using a lowering device and tampering device. A Cemetery Caretaker 1 performs a variety of cemetery grounds maintenance work using push mowers, chainsaws, riding mowers and weed trimmers for mowing grass, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs; maintains cemetery grounds picking up and removing trash and brush; cleans headstones; prepares grave sites for interments. The Cemetery Caretaker is required to work outside during all types of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and laundered.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience: Equivalent to six (6) months of professional grounds keeping experience.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator license.
Must be able to lift heavy materials and equipment.
Complete Classification can be found at: Job Classification

How to Apply:
Submit a resume or letter of interest to Eddie Long at Eddie.Long@tn.gov or apply here.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

Position: Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 1*
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $1,973 Monthly

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the next higher class in the series after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period to Veterans Cemetery Caretaker 2* and earn a salary of $2,066 monthly.

Location:
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest-Hill Irene Rd.
Memphis, TN 38125

Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Prepares ground for headstone placement and sets headstones; assists equipment operators with opening and closing gravesites using a lowering device and tampering device. A Cemetery Caretaker 1 performs a variety of cemetery grounds maintenance work using push mowers, chainsaws, riding mowers and weed trimmers for mowing grass, trimming and pruning trees and shrubs; maintains cemetery grounds picking up and removing trash and brush; cleans headstones; prepares grave sites for interments. The Cemetery Caretaker is required to work outside during all types of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and laundered.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience: Equivalent to six (6) months of professional grounds keeping experience.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator license.
Must be able to lift heavy materials and equipment.
Complete Classification can be found at: Job Classification

How to Apply:
Submit a resume or letter of interest to Rodney Shaw at Rodney.O.Shaw@tn.gov or apply here.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.