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Job and Vendor Opportunities

Tennessee State Parks offers exciting job and vendor opportunities across the state. Whether you are looking for a seasonal job or a long-term career, Tennessee State Parks has something for you. Come join us and experience the beauty and wonder of Tennessee State Parks.

Come Work at Our Beautiful Lodge Properties

The Lodges at Tennessee State Parks provide an incredible opportunity to work within beautiful hotel properties located in some of the most inspiring landscapes in Tennessee. Our on-site accommodations and restaurants provide guests with a comfortable way to experience the great outdoors.

We offer both part-time and full-time positions, with opportunities ranging from servers, cooks, and housekeepers to front desk associates. Our robust teams are always growing and improving, providing the perfect environment for individuals seeking a part-time job or a long-term career.

Explore our six lodge locations today and stop by any day between 8 AM and 4 PM to apply. Join our team to experience the beauty and wonder of Tennessee State Parks firsthand.


How do I apply for a summer job at a state park?

Contact the park of your choice for information on the availability of seasonal positions. Applications can be obtained through the park offices. The best time to apply is in February or March. The duration of employment varies from park to park.


How do I apply for full-time employment at the Tennessee State Parks?

Job postings for job opportunities are posted on the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's employment page or at any state park office.



How to register to do business with Tennessee State Parks

Click the button below to learn more about registering to do business with Tennessee State Parks.


Open Invitations to Bid

Click the button below to learn about Open Invitations to Bid. You can also find current and upcoming opportunities here


Capital Construction Project Bid List

Click the button below to learn more information about and view the Capitol Construction Project Bid list.