I have been working at Tennessee Department of EnvironmentPros
The sequrity for a stable career with one employer. The benefits are good; in particular insurance. The flexibility and leave are plus with many holidays.Cons
Limited career advancement due nature of government. Greatest opportunities with latteral moves toward the capital. Better opportunities in Nashville. More limited opportunities further away from the capital.Advice to ManagementAdvice
A little praise and appreciation can go a long way toward job satisfaction. Government can be an enviroment with limited opportunities and money for advancement. Therefore, more worker satisfaction and productvity can be increased by more inclusion in the decision process. Let people know their efforts are important and appreciated.RecommendsApproves of CEO
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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) protects the Volunteer State's land, air, and water through a variety of programs. Operating in more than 90 counties, the Division of Air Pollution Control creates emission standards and issues construction permits. Protection of the state's energy and mineral wealth falls under the purview of the Division of Geology. TDEC additionally looks after the state's 50-plus parks, monitors the state's water quality, manages solid waste, and nominates sites for the National Register of Historic Places.