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Step 1
Complete the online form and upload your resume.
Step 2
Your completed form and resume will be compared to the position requirements. Only the candidates whose education and work experience is most closely aligned with the position requirements will be contacted directly.
Step 3
If contacted by the TEL, arrangements will be made directly with you for the next steps in the interview process.
Step 4
Once the position has been filled, candidates who were not selected will be provided with a status update. It is the goal of the TEL to attract, develop and retain the most qualified individuals for each position.
Post Date
Posting Expires
Position Location
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description

The primary purpose for this position is to maintain the security of lottery drawings and the instant ticket product as well as the safety of TEL employees, equipment, and building facilities. Responsibilities include monitoring lottery drawings, preparing stolen ticket reports, operating the physical security system, providing security escorts, processing identification badges for staff, contractors and visitors, and maintaining applicable records.

Required Education
High School diploma (or GED) required.
Required Experience
Additional training in security, access control systems, computer applications or other related field preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft applications required.
One year of security/law enforcement or lottery experience required; excellent written and verbal communication skills a plus, along with good organizational skills and the ability to follow instructions and complete tasks.

Must be able to travel intra-state using company vehicle. Must maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s License at all times.

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday - 9:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Salary Range
$33,000 - $49,500 Based on Experience

The following duties are normal for this job and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Monitors and assists with the random number generated drawings for the TEL’s on-line games and the subsequently televised animated version of the drawings
  • Prepares for and assists with lockdown procedures for the corporation’s multi-jurisdictional on-line lottery games
  • Ensures the proper and timely delivery of on-line gaming reports; retrieves game reports from the on-line vendor, relays figures generated by the on-line vendor to the TEL data center
  • Routinely visits the on-line vendor’s warehouse to inventory and supervise destruction of ticket stock
  • Prepares stolen ticket reports, enters data into the security case management system and blocks stolen tickets in the on-line vendor’s computer system
  • Assists with inspections at on-line and instant ticket vendors’ warehouses to ensure compliance with TEL policies and procedures
  • Operates the physical security monitoring system
  • Processes and controls access badges and identification cards
  • Prepares special reports utilized for security monitoring, i.e., card reader reports, access level reports, employee file reports and daily activity reports
  • Assists TEL security investigators and local law enforcement with active cases
  • Provides security and other needed assistance with TEL sponsored events and daily mail runs
  • Assists with investigations of violations and misconduct against the TEL and investigations regarding security matters when physical security system records and other related information is required
  • Confers with retailers, contractors, and other TEL staff, as necessary, to receive and relay information, answer inquiries, and provide assistance
  • Ensures compliance with physical security policies and procedures in every aspect of the corporation’s operations