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Apply in person. Interview that day!

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is hiring motivated individuals to serve as Operations Technicians.

Interviews for open positions are scheduled for the following dates, times, and locations.
Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and proof of their highest level of education with them to the event. 

Date Friday, March 31, 2017
Time starts at 9:00 a.m. 
Location Cookeville Higher Education Campus
1000 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 3
Position TDOT Operations Technician
Starting Salary $2,603.00/month
Area of Service Cumberland, Fentress, Overton, Putnam and White Counties


Applicants should apply in person for the desired position. TDOT representatives will be available to review applications/resumes and conduct interviews the same day. Contingent job offers will be made 1-2 days after the event. Official job offers are contingent on providing proof of education and passing a pre-employment drug screening.

Operations Technicians, or Op Techs, serve as the front line of defense in keeping Tennessee roads safe. Thousands of Tennesseans and visitors count on Op Techs to keep things moving every day. Op Techs have a passion to serve and enjoy taking on challenges in an ever-changing outdoor work environment.


  • high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • valid driver's license


  • health, dental, and vision insurance
  • retirement options
  • paid sick and annual leave