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Employment & Internships

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
Deputy Director for Operations Water Resources 01/31/2018

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

Middle Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
TDEC-Env Protection Spec 1 Water Resources Central Office Davidson 01/23/2018
TDEC-Env Protection Spec 2 Water Resources Central Office Davidson 01/23/2018
Admin Assistant 1 Solid Waste Management Central Office Davidson 01/23/2018
TDEC-Environmental Consultant 1 Air Pollution Control Central Office Davidson 01/30/2018
Procurement Officer 1  Property and Procedure Central Office Davidson 01/30/2018
TDEC-Environmental Scientist 2 Solid Waste Management Central Office Davidson 02/06/2018

East Tennessee:

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
TDEC-Environmental Scientist 1 Water Resources Johnson City EFO Washington 01/30/2018
Conservation Worker 2 Tennessee State Parks Norris Dam State Park Anderson 01/30/2018

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