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TDOT Careers

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 Starting Salary Last Day to Apply
AUDITOR 1*-032217-158859 Finance Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $2,769.00/month 3/28/2017
PROCUREMENT OFFICER 1-032217-158159 Central Services Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $2,637.00/month 3/28/2017
TDOT SAFETY MANAGER-032217-158833 Region 3 Administration Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $5,222.00/month 4/4/2017
TRANS PROJ SPEC - SR-032217-158527 Maintenance Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $4,736.00/month 3/28/2017
TRANS PROJ SPEC - SR-032217-158903 Strategic Transportation Investments Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $4,736.00/month 3/28/2017
TRANSPORTATION MANAGER 2-031517-158657 Region 2 TMC & HELP Trucks Chattanooga Appointment (open to the public) $5,757.00/month 3/28/2017
TRANSPORTATION MANAGER 2-031517-158725 Region 4 TMC & HELP Trucks Memphis Appointment (open to the public) $5,757.00/month 3/28/2017
TRANSPORTATION MANAGER 2-032217-158805 Safety Division Nashville Appointment (open to the public) $5,757.00/month 3/28/2017
AIRCRAFT MECHANIC 2-032217-158798 Aeronautics Nashville Divisional Promo (open to current TDOT employees only) $3,896.00/month 3/28/2017
ENV PROGRAM MANAGER 1-032217-158835 Environmental Nashville Divisional Promo (open to current TDOT employees only) $4,295.00/month 3/28/2017
HWY RESP OPERATOR 2*-032217-158846 Region 2 TMC & HELP Trucks Chattanooga Divisional Promo (open to current TDOT employees only) $2,393.00/month 3/28/2017
TDOT TECHNICIAN SENIOR-032217-158813 Region 3 Project Development Nashville Divisional Promo (open to current TDOT employees only) $2,769.00/month 3/28/2017


Executive Service Opportunities 

Title Division Location Last Day to Apply Annual Salary
Regional Director of Project Development Region 4 Project Development Jackson, TN March 27, 2017 $98,844.00
Director of Structures Division Headquarters Structures Office Nashville, TN March 27, 2017 $98,844.00

 

 

 

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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