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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   
Park Manager 3  Tennessee State Parks - Paris Landing State Park  08/31/18 
Attorney 3  Office of General Counsel  09/03/18 
Environmental Manager 4  Water Resources  09/03/18 
Human Resources Director 2  Human Resources  09/13/18 

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 Environmental Scientist 2*  Water Resources - Construction General Permitting  Memphis EFO  Shelby  08/28/18 

Middle Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Web Administrator  Office of Communications  Central Office  Davidson  08/21/18 
Accountant 2*  Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  08/28/18 
Accounting Technician 1  Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  08/28/18 
Accounting Technician 1  Administration - Fiscal Services  Central Office  Davidson  08/28/18 
Hospitality Assistant  Tennessee State Parks  Montgomery Bell State Park  Dickson  08/28/18 
TDEC Environmental Manager 2  Water Resources  Cookeville EFO  Putnam  08/28/18 

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.)