Goverment Jobs
January 14, 2020
Warren County, Tennessee
Job Type


Minimum Qualifications


For a more in-depth description of the TDOT OPERATIONS DIST SUPER positions, please see link below:

This classification of TDOTOperations District Supervisor currently has an In-Range salary of $5,154 monthly or $5,412 monthly if the incumbent possesses a P.E. license or Master's Degree at the time of hire.

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and experience equivalent to four years of full-time professional civil engineering work that may include student assistant or college seasonal civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee.

Possession of a master's degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and experience equivalent to three years of full-time professional civil engineering work.
Other Requirements

Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class must:
  1. Possess a motor vehicle operator license that is valid in the State of Tennessee.
Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.
Job Overview

Summary: Under direction, is responsible for supervisory work of considerable difficulty over professional and technical staff in areas related to constructing or maintaining a structure or roadway; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: Employees in this class supervise an operations field office and coordinate the activities of multiple inspection teams and/or maintenance units. This class differs from the TDOT Operations District Specialist class in that incumbents of the latter may supervise technical engineering staff. This class differs from TDOT Operations District Manager class in that the incumbents of the latter coordinate the activities of multiple offices and oversee technical and professional staff by providing guidance and direction on a district basis for both construction and maintenance projects.
Competencies (KSA's)

  1. Decision Quality
  2. Strategic Agility
  3. Problem Solving
  4. Process Management
  5. Timely Decision Making
  6. Conflict Management
  7. Drive for Results
  8. Negotiating
  9. Integrity and Trust


  1. Intermediate knowledge of roadway and bridge construction materials and techniques
  2. Intermediate knowledge of office clerical tasks including data entry and form completion (written or electronic)
  3. Intermediate knowledge of engineering science and technology
  4. Intermediate knowledge of operating a variety of on and off road vehicles used for roadway maintenance and construction
  5. Intermediate knowledge of work zone establishment and safety procedures
  6. Intermediate knowledge of personal protective equipment, operation, and use
  7. Intermediate knowledge of roadway construction plans


  1. Skill in the application of advanced mathematics
  2. Reading comprehension of technical documents and specifications
  3. Writing reports
  4. Speaking to groups and/or individuals to convey and/or interpret technical information
  5. Intermediate skill instructing subordinates
  6. Negotiation
  7. Intermediate skill coordinating subordinates and work activities
  8. Intermediate report and form writing skills
  9. Service orientation skills
  10. Social perceptiveness skills
  11. Complex problem solving
  12. Judgment and decision making
  13. Systems evaluation
  14. Time management skills
  15. Management of financial, material and/or personnel resources


  1. Deductive Reasoning
  2. Oral Comprehension
  3. Oral Expression
  4. Mathematical Reasoning
  5. Visualization
  6. Written Expression
  7. Spatial Orientation
  8. Written Comprehension
  9. Multi-Limb Coordination
  10. Reaction Time
  11. Dynamic Flexibility
  12. Gross Body Equilibrium
  13. Depth Perception
  14. Peripheral Vision
  15. Speech Clarity
  16. Speech Recognition


  • Insurance
    There are a variety of insurance options available to state employees including:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave
    Full-time employees earn annual leave each month at a rated based on years of service as follows:

    Years of Service

    • 0 up to 5
    • 5 up to 10
    • 10 up to 20
    • 20 or more

    Annual Leave Earned per Month

    • 1 day
    • 1 and days
    • 1 and days
    • 2 days

    Maximum Allowable days

    • 30 days
    • 36 days
    • 39 days
    • 42 days

    *Leave earned in excess of the maximum allowable days will be transferred to the employee's sick leave account annually on the employee's anniversary hire date.

  • Sick Leave
    All full-time employees accrue 1 day (7.5 hours) of sick leave per month, provided they work the major portion of that month.
  • Bereavement Leave
    Leave with pay is granted for three days in the event of the death of an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, parents, grandparents, siblings, stepparents, foster parents, or parents-in-law without charge to the employee's leave time. Two additional days of sick leave may be granted to provide a total of five days absence for this purpose.
  • Family Medical Leave
    Allows up to twelve work weeks of leave* each year to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. Continued health insurance coverage is provided during the leave period, and the employee is reinstated to the same or an equivalent position once the leave period has ended.
    *Leave may or may not be paid leave, depending on individual employee's leave balances for earned leave.
  • ParentalLeave
    Parentalleave is an absence from work granted anyemployee who has been employed in state service for at least 12 consecutive months as a full-time employee.Parental leave is a combination of sick, annual, or special leave without pay for a period not to exceed four months following the birth of a child.
  • Military Leave
    Granted in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Holidays
    Each year, full-time state employees receive 11 holidays off with pay.
  • Retirement
    State employees are automatically members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System . (TCRS) Employees must accrue 5 years of creditable state service to be vested (guaranteed retirement benefits when age requirements are met). Vested members of TCRS become eligible for service retirement upon completion of 30 years of creditable service or upon attainment of age 60.
  • Deferred Compensation
    Employees may choose to make pre-tax contributions to a variety of investment options through the 401(k) plan or the 457 plan. A minimum $20 monthly contribution is required to participate in the plans. For the 401(k) plan, the state will match the $50 per month minimum contribution. The $50 match policy is evaluated on an annual basis.
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
    Under this program certain specific expenses (e.g.,medical and dental insurance premiums, medical expenses, dependent day care expenses) can be deducted from an employee's paycheck prior to taxes, resulting in a lower taxable income level.
  • Higher Education Fee Discounts and Waivers
    A 25% discount on undergraduate tuition at any state operated institution of higher learning in Tennessee is available to children 23 years of age or under of full time state employees. In addition, full-time state employees with six months of continuous service are eligible to have tuition fees waived for one course per semester at a state institution. For further information on higher education discounts, click on Chapter 1540 on the Secretary of State Rules and Regulations web page.
  • Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Program (BEST)
    The Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) was created by the Tennessee General Assembly for the purpose of providing Tennessee families with a means to save for their children's future college education costs.
  • Wellness Program
    The State Employee Wellness Program works to increase employees knowledge of options for healthier lifestyles through information and events that focus on improving behaviors affecting your health. Some specific benefits offered through the program include health risk assessments, fitness events, smoking cessation programs, and various other benefits.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    EAP is a confidential counseling and referral service for all employees and their dependents. All services are strictly confidential and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Which best describes your level of education? (Note: If you are within 120 days of graduating, excluding high school, please select your pending degree.)

  • Did not graduate from High School or obtain GED
  • High School or GED
  • Some College
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1 Year Masters Degree
  • 2 Year Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
How many years of full-time professional civil engineering work experience do you have (experience may include student assistant or college seasonal civil engineering work with the State of Tennessee)?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years or more
Please indicate what level CIVIL ENGINEERING degree you have completed. (Note: If you are within 120 days of graduating, please select your pending degree in CIVIL ENGINEERING.)

  • Not applicable
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

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