State Job Posting Schedule Changes Announced for 2022

Applicants to State of TN career opportunities will experience a new job posting schedule effective January 1, 2022
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 | 09:58pm

Beginning in January 2022, applicants to State of Tennessee career opportunities will experience a new schedule for the posting of open positions on  The schedule change will expedite the processing of candidate applications and reduce time to fill for open positions at the State of Tennessee. 

  • Effective January 1, 2022, all new job postings will be available for candidates to apply on Thursday mornings at 12:00 am CST.  Candidates will have a minimum of one week to apply by the following Wednesday evening at 11:59 pm CST. Select job postings may be posted for additional time. Prior to this change, new job postings were made available to candidates Wednesday.
  • Effective Thursday, January 6, 2022, applicants will be emailed the required, online First Round Interview survey on Thursday (the same day the job positing closes). Candidates will now have a total of four (4) calendar days to complete the First Round Interview survey by the following Monday at midnight CST.  Prior to this change, First Round Interview surveys were made available to candidates for a total of five (5) days.

It is important that all applicants take note of the new schedule and plan accordingly when applying to career opportunities at the State of Tennessee. For more information, please review the FAQs located on the State of Tennessee Career Portal at