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Employment & Internships

Internships and Seasonal Opportunities

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. For TDEC Internship requirements and guidelines please visit: TDEC Intern Opportunites page. TDEC also offers seasonal employment opportunities in preparation for peak seasons at Tennessee State Parks. Please see current opportunites below:

Position Title Division Location Closing Date
Office of External Affairs Intern Administration Knoxville EFO Until Filled
Marketing Intern Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filled
Event Management Intern Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filled
Seasonal Interpreter/Recreator Tennessee State Parks Various Locations Until Filled
Seasonal Mascot and Social Media Coordinator Tennessee State Parks Central Office Until Filled

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
Park Manager 1  Big Cypress Tree State Park  08/23/19 
Park Manager 1  Sergeant Alvin C. York Historic State Park  08/23/19 

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
Food Service Assistant Manager  Tennessee State Parks  Pickwick Landing State Park  Hardin  08/27/19 

Middle Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Accountant 3 Water Resources  Central Office  Davidson 08/20/19 
Hospitality Manager 3 Tennessee Stat Parks Montgomery Bell State Park Dickson 08/20/19
TDEC Environmental Consultant 2 Water Resources  Central Office  Davidson  08/20/19 
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 1* Water Resources  Central Office  Davidson  08/20/19
Administrative Services Assistant 2* Water Resources  Cental Office  Davidson  08/27/19 
Administrative Services Manager  Remediation  Central Office  Davidson  08/27/19 
Hospitality Assistant  Tennessee State Parks  Henry Horton State Park  Marshall  08/27/19 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 3 Water Resources  Central Office  Davidson  08/27/19 
Conservation Worker 2 Tennessee State Parks  David Crockett State Park  Lawrence  09/03/19 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2* Solid Waste Management  Columbia Environmental Field Office  Maury  09/03/19 

East Tennessee:

 

Job Title Division Location County Closing Date
Administrative Secretary  Bureau of Administration Chattanooga Environmental Field Office Hamilton  08/20/19 
TDEC Environmental Protection Specialist 2*  Water Resources  Knoxville Environmental Field Office  Knox  08/20/19 
TDEC Environmental Scientist 2*  Water Resources  Knoxville Environmental Field Office  Knox  08/20/19 

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

This Page Last Updated: August 19, 2019 at 3:17 PM