State government is the largest employer in Tennessee, with approximately 43,500 employees in the three branches of government. The State of Tennessee has approximately 1,300 different job classifications in areas such as administrative, health services, historic preservation, legal, agriculture, counseling, and medical. If you are interested in becoming an administrative assistant, wildlife officer, physician, education consultant, trooper, computer programmer or an epidemiologist, explore all of the job opportunities the State of Tennessee has to offer.
The Department of Human Resources provides recruitment assistance to more than 40 departments, boards and commissions within state government. The Department acts as the central source for employment applications by posting vacancies and sourcing applicants for preferred service positions. Open positions in state government are updated on a weekly basis. Applicants are able to view and apply for current open positions.