For more information about DCAS Lines of Service and to find out about DCAS' other functions, visit the Lines of Service page.
What is the history of DCAS?
Established in 1996 by the merger of the former Departments of General Services and Personnel, DCAS was created as part of an initiative to streamline government and make it more responsive.
How many employees does DCAS have?
DCAS is made up of nearly 1700 diverse and talented professionals. They include architects, engineers, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, lawyers, mechanics, procurement specialists, information technology specialists, custodians and managers, all dedicated to making government work for the people of the City of New York.
Where is DCAS located?
DCAS is headquartered in the David N. Dinkins Municipal Building, located at 1 Centre Street in Manhattan, directly across the street from City Hall. In addition, DCAS has offices in several locations throughout New York City, including the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 2 Washington Street in Lower Manhattan and testing centers at 2 Lafayette Street in Manhattan and 210 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn. DCAS employees work in every public office building in New York City.
How do I get a job with the City?
To find out about upcoming civil service exams, call (212)-669-1357 or regularly check the exams page on this Web site. DCAS also coordinates internships and fellowships such as the Urban Fellows Program and the Government Scholars Program. For more information, check out the City Internships and Fellowships page.
How do I receive invitations to bid on goods?
Contact DCAS' Office of Vendor Relations at (212)-669-8562, or write to:
DCAS Office of Vendor Relations
1 Centre Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10007