TDOT Careers

TDOT is hosting two hiring events January 23-24, for Operation Technicians in middle & west Tennessee. To learn more, click here.

Our mission at TDOT is simple - to be the best Department of Transportation (DOT) in the nation. For the past two decades, Tennessee’s highway system has consistently ranked among the top five in the nation. The biggest reason for TDOT’s lasting success is our people. Our workforce is comprised of over 4,000 talented individuals who work in a variety of functions across the state, from Operations Technicians to Archeologists and from Professional Engineers to Accountants.

TDOT is also the only leading DOT with NO transportation debt. TDOT operates on a “pay as you go” system. This approach provides stability for our employees and ensures that Tennessee will have the highest quality transportation system in place for generations to come.

Right now is one of the best times to join our winning team. TDOT plans to hire hundreds of new employees in the coming year. Now is your chance to work for the best DOT in the nation. Apply for an open position today!

Instructions For Applicants

Current Openings:

Title Division Location Type Last Day to Apply 
STOREKEEPER 1-011117-157354 Region 1 Garage Knoxville Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN SR-011117-157351 District 17 Operations-Construction Carter County Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN SR-011117-157352 District 19 Operations-Maintenance Roane County Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN-011117-157349 District 17 Operations-Maintenance Hawkins County Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN-011117-157350 District 17 Operations-Construction Hamblen County Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN-011117-157405 District 47 Operations-Maintenance and Construction  Dyer County Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
TDOT OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN-011117-157406 District 49 Project Development Lauderdale County Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
TDOT PLANNING SUPERVISOR-011117-157362 Long Range Planning Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/31/2017
TDOT PLANNING SUPERVISOR-011117-157363 Long Range Planning Knoxville Appointment (open to the public) 1/31/2017
TDOT TECHNICIAN-011117-157355 Region 1 Materials & Tests Knoxville Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TDOT TECHNICIAN-011117-157434 Region 2 Contract Administration Chattanooga Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TRANS PROGRAM SUPERVISOR-011117-157372 Environmental Division Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
TRANS PROJ SPEC-SR-011117-157361 Materials & Test Geotechnical Unit Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
TRANS PROJ SPECIALIST-011117-157364 Materials & Test Geotechnical Unit Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
TRANS PROJ SPECIALIST-011117-157374 Environmental Division Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
ACCOUNTING MANAGER-011117-157353 Finance  Nashville Appointment (open to the public) 1/17/2017
EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SUPV 2-011117-157402 Region 4 Garage Jackson Appointment (open to the public) 1/24/2017
TRANS PROJ SPECIALIST-011117-157422 Region 2 Project Development Chattanooga Promo (opent to current TDOT employees only) 1/17/2017

Please note that submitting a resume is not a substitute for completing an application. Only candidates who complete an official online application will be considered for employment. If you have questions concerning the online application process, please contact NeoGov applicant support at 1-855-524-5627 for assistance.  For more information on the state of Tennessee's application process, click here.


TDOT employees enjoy many great benefits including 11 paid holidays, up to 24 days of paid sick and annual leave per year, optional health, dental, vision & life insurance, an employer matched retirement program, tuition reimbursement and much more! Learn more at https://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/benefits

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