Discretionary Grants & LPA Coordinator

FHWA Tennessee Division

Nashville, TN United States

As the Discretionary Grants and LPA Program Coordinator with the FHWA Tennessee Division, you’ll work carrying out stewardship and oversight of Tennessee’s Federal discretionary grant programs and the LPA program. You will provide outreach, training, and technical assistance to the Tennessee DOT, Tennessee’s Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), LPAs, tribes, and other stakeholders in understanding grant opportunities, and guide in the identification and development of activities supporting effective and compliant delivery of Federal-aid projects by local agencies. You will work with a multidisciplinary team across the Tennessee Division to provide technical assistance and support in resolving program and project-specific issues.


This position is based out of Nashville, Tennessee, a place known as the country music capital of the world.  While music put Nashville on the map, it's not our only claim to fame. With three major-league sports teams (Titans , Predators, Nashville SC), extensive national, state, and local park systems and outdoor entertainment, and world-renowned attractions such as the Parthenon, the Ryman Auditorium, and the Opryland Hotel; the middle Tennessee region has something to keep everyone entertained. We invite you to enjoy our famous Southern hospitality. Who knows -- you might even run into a celebrity!


Our area has strengths in all facets of community life and well-being, including:


  • A diverse, welcoming community
  • Unique residential areas
  • Abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
  • Thriving cultural base
  • A national hub for health care
  • No state income tax
  • Diverse higher education institutions
  • Seasonal climate

If there are any questions about this opportunity, please contact sean.santalla@dot.gov

Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range

Contact Information

Sean Santalla
Nashville, TN
United States
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