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Employment & Internships

Internships

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. TDEC offers a variety of internship opportunities across the state of Tennessee in our three bureaus. 

For TDEC Internship requirements and guidelines please visit: TDEC Intern Opportunites page.

Please see current opportunites below:

Internship Program Bureau
Office of External Affairs Adminstration
SIR Program Tennessee State Parks
Marketing Tennessee State Parks
Event Management Tennessee State Parks
Environmental Literacy Coordinator  Tennessee State Parks 
Solid Waste Management: Materials Management Program Environment

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
Environmental Literacy Coordinator  Tennessee State Parks   
Executive Admin Assistant 1  Human Resources  08/10/18 
TDEC Deputy Director of Operations  Water Resources  08/15/18 

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
TDEC Env Protection Spec 3  Water Resources  Memphis EFO  Shelby  07/24/18 
Admin Assistant 1 Tennessee State Parks  Big Hill Pond State Park  McNairy  07/24/18 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 1*  Water Resources - Waste Water Program  Jackson EFO  Henry  07/31/18 

Middle Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Budget Analyst Coordinator  Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  07/24/18 
Budget Analyst 2*  Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  07/24/18 
Grounds Worker 2  Tennessee State Parks  Cumberland Mountain State Park  Cumberland  07/24/18 
Park Ranger 1*  Tennessee State Parks  Long Hunter State Park  Rutherford  07/24/18 
Clerk 3  Tennessee State Parks  Bledsoe Creek State Park  Sumner  07/31/18 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2*  Solid Waste Management  Central Office  Davidson  08/07/18 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2*  Solid Waste Management  Central Office  Davidson  08/07/18 

East Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
         

Department of Human Resources - Job Information(Please note some job opportunities are listed under TDEC specific title.)