TDOT State Traffic Design Director

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nashville, TN

Transportation & Utilities

Position Description / Responsibilities


Salary: $145,000 annually

The State Traffic Design Director is TDOT’s mobility strategist and networker: someone who spends much of their time making decisions, building relationships, and providing their expertise. They are an intelligent, charismatic leader who drives the Department toward Tennessee’s vision for traffic safety and mobility. The State Traffic Design Director is an exceptional influencer and strategic communicator with people at all levels throughout TDOT, as well as with external partners such as vendors, R&D partners, the legislature, and transportation professionals at federal, state, regional, and local levels. Experienced, well-read, and possessing a deep knowledge of up-to-date traffic engineering principles and practices, they are known nationally within the industry as a strategic thinker and thought leader on the future of mobility. They generate excitement among people about moving toward a shared vision to increase safety and reduce congestion. In every interaction, the Director meets people where they are and draws them toward TDOT’s vision.

Job Responsibilities

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Position Requirements


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Application Instructions

Application for the TDOT State Traffic Design Director requires completion and submission of the following two items:

  1. Letter explaining applicant interest in the position.
  2. Résumé that is a maximum of two (2) pages.

The two items should be emailed to by Wednesday, March 22nd.

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