TDOT Region Director of Operations

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nashville, TN

Transportation & Utilities

Position Description / Responsibilities


Salary: $145,000 annually

TDOT’s Regional Director of Operations role is the backbone behind the Region that enhances and supports the Department’s mission-critical transportation operations. Acting as a leader, strategist, and coach, the position’s chief responsibility is to provide strategic and tactical direction to the extensive team of Regional staff charged with implementing, maintaining, operating, and performance of the Region’s transportation system, serving as a thought partner, problem-solver, and decision-maker for the Region. Intrinsic to the role is the need to maintain strong interpersonal relationships with staff, communities, and state and local partners to identify needs, secure commitments, monitor progress, and communicate progress to the Regional Director and the Department’s leadership. The Regional Director of Operations keeps abreast of emerging technologies, incorporates them when appropriate, and motivates others to utilize those technologies. The position also ensures that the operations’ disciplines and standards are established, managed, and performed. This position is also a champion of the Region to provide coordinated service to TDOT’s customers.

Essential Job Duties

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Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

Application Instructions

Application for the TDOT Regional Director of Operations requires completion and submission of the following two items:

The two items should be emailed to by November 30, 2022.

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