State of TN

Date: 1 week ago
City: Nashville, TN
Contract type: Full time
State of TN

Executive Service


Department of Environment and Conservation

Nashville, TN

$38,472 - $61,524

Closing Date: 12/07/2022

For more information:

Currently, TDEC employees are working in alternative workspaces from their home with some scheduled time in the field or in their assigned office.

Who we are and what we do:

The Department of Environment and Conservation exists to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Tennessee and to be stewards of our natural environment.

We foster a work environment that's inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued so that our culture reflects the people we serve.

Our department is committed to providing a cleaner, safer environment that goes together with economic prosperity and increased quality of life in Tennessee. We deliver on our mission through managing regulatory programs that maintain standards for air, water and soil quality while helping businesses and communities in areas ranging from recreation to waste management. We manage the state park system and programs to inventory, interpret and protect Tennessee's rich natural, historical, and archaeological heritage.

How you make a difference in this role:

The Division of Internal Audit's mission is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. The Internal Audit Division assists the Department in accomplishing its strategic objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes.

Job Overview:

TDEC's Division of Internal Audit has an opportunity to work with a collaborative team in Tennessee State government, protecting our environment, public health, and air and water quality. The position is located in our Central Office in Nashville, TN. This is an exciting opportunity to join a mission-driven team working with local governmental and non-governmental entities, Tennessee State Parks, and Divisions whose focus is to protect Tennessee's valuable natural resources.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Assist with Subrecipient Grant Monitoring performed to provide reasonable assurance that non-federal entities who receive awards, in the form of grants or loans, carry out part of a federal or state program in accordance with federal and state rules and regulations, policies and procedures, and contract specifications.

2. Complete monitoring fieldwork by analyzing financial and technical data through electronic applications.

3. Draft monitoring reports to management and external stakeholders.

4. Work cooperatively and effectively with internal and external customers.

5. Handle Grant Title VI Compliance Audit.

6. Perform and assist administratively in the processes of financial, compliance, and operational audits.

Minimum Qualifications:

We are seeking someone who thinks critically, communicates effectively and efficiently, and displays the confidence and ability to identify and act in situations indicative of fraud, waste, and abuse.

Required Experience:

The position requires a specific knowledge base to perform reviews for completeness and accuracy to obtain an understanding and reasonable assessment of the audited entity's operations. The position requires an individual with the prudence and comprehension of an experienced analyst, with great attention to detail and skills commensurate to handle high degrees of difficulty.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee's Workplace
Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State's policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person's race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

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