Business Support Representative

Temporary Contract Work at TVA

Start Date: To be decided – no sooner than May 18

Duration:  3 to 6 months

Location:  This job will begin as a telework position (work from home). 

Eventually the job will transition to an office position at the Chattanooga Power Service Center.

TVA Organization: Central Labs & Services

Pay: $22 to $36 per hour, depending on experience 

Work Schedule:  7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday

To apply, email your resume to:  gro.IVByMnull@rensacdt

Job Duties

  • Supporting business in contract extensions, purchase requisition creation, and various administrative duties to fulfill increased business requirements.
  • Fully performs both standard and non-standard transactions in support of management support services job family. Selects, applies, and explains procedures and practices to identify and resolve discrepancies, research information sources, and document and coordinate results.
  • Multi-functional support may include business planning, budget/accounting, facilities and equipment coordination, payroll operations, records management, procurement/materials management, events planning, and general office management.
  • Typical duties may include the performance of a variety of day-to-day transactions independently within assigned functional area(s): ensuring proper classification, storage, retention, and disposal of organizational records.
  • Ensuring/coordinating entry of required data/schedules into various information and business reporting systems.
  • Formatting and retrieving standard and non-standard reports from various business systems. Identifies and resolves discrepancies found in data used to make business decisions.
  • Performing procurement and materials management functions as required by organization including following contractual agreements, requisitioning and receiving goods and services.
  • Serving as the coordination point for activities supporting the full range of work in assigned functional areas.
  • Providing orientation or training in assigned functional areas. 
  • Demonstrated competence at the administrative representative level.
  •  General experience in plant/organization business systems, standards, and processes. 

Education and Experience

  • B.S. Degree in business administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Prior Maximo experience required.
  • Experience in Purchase Requisition preferred.
  • eWorkplace experience preferred.
  • Copperleaf experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) experience preferred.


  • Ability to plan/organize/carry out work priorities
  • Ability to use advanced software applications
  • Ability to present and communicate orally and written
  • Ability to access/retrieve/format data using various business systems
  • Knowledge of standard terms and conditions used in contracts/agreements
  • Knowledge of invoicing and reporting requirements related to contracts/agreements
  • Knowledge of various contracts and contract administration policies and procedures

Please Note
You must be a TVA retiree or former employee to perform contract work through BVI.
In addition, you must be in compliance with TVA’s Contractor Return Restrictions.