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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the Department of Environmental Protection’s career opportunities page. DEP offers competitive positions in a supportive work environment with great employee benefits. Our agency is unique in that we offer positions throughout the five boroughs, as well as the watershed region in Upstate New York. Click here to learn more about DEP’s mission and current projects.

DEP’s current career opportunities are listed below. Please review the open positions and apply accordingly.

Non-City Employees: Candidates who are not currently City employees may review DEP’s current vacancies and apply through the NYC Careers portal by clicking on the links below.

Current DEP and/or City Employees: Please apply for all positions through NYCAPS Employee Self Service (ESS). Be aware that the job vacancies listed below are for positions open to external candidates. To view all vacancies, including internal-only opportunities, please access ESS.

Civil Service Exams: Civil service law requires that candidates for most NYC jobs take and pass an exam before they can be hired. Visit the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ OASys portal to view the tentative annual exam schedule and register for exams.

Visit Internships Opportunities to learn about DEP’s year round internship program.

Executive Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Deputy Commissioner, Engineering Design & Construction Deputy Commissioner (DEP) Queens 1/26/2018–Until Filled
Deputy Commissioner, Water and Sewer Operations Deputy Commissioner (DEP) Queens 1/26/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Commissioner, Budget Assistant Commissioner M4 Queens 3/8/2018–Until Filled
Executive Director, In-House Design Administrative Project Management M4 Queens 2/14/2018–Until Filled
Executive Director Administrative Engineer M4 Queens 2/14/2018–Until Filled

Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Assistant Chief of Facility Compliance Associate Public Health Sanitarian III Valhalla, NY 5/14/2018–6/13/2018
Associate Project Manager II Associate Project Manager II Valhalla, NY 5/14/2018–6/13/2018
Project Manager, Tunnel and Aqueduct Rehabilitation Programs Project Manager Kingston, NY 5/14/2018–6/13/2018
Shokan Regional Operational Support Associate Principal Administrative Associate I Shokan, NY 5/14/2018–6/13/2018
Budget Analyst Budget Analyst II Queens 5/10/2018–Until Filled
Clerical Associate III Clerical Associate III Queens 5/10/2018–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Brooklyn 5/10/2018–Until Filled
Civil Engineer I Civil Engineer I Queens 5/2/2018–Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer II Queens 5/2/2018–Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer II Queens 5/2/2018–Until Filled
Landscape Architect Landscape Architect I Brooklyn 5/2/2018–Until Filled
Supervisor, Construction & Performance Civil Engineer II Queens 5/2/2018–Until Filled
Deputy Chief, Shoreline Survey Unit City Research Scientist II Wards Island, NY 5/2/2018–5/15/2018
Energy Policy Advisor Community Coordinator Manhattan 4/26/2018–Until Filled
Public Health Epidemiologist Public Health Epidemiologist I Queens 4/26/2018–5/26/2018
Senior Counsel Executive Agency Counsel M1 Queens 4/24/2018–Until Filled
Geologist Geologist I Manhattan 4/18/2018–Until Filled
Director, Distribution Operations Administrative Engineer M3 Queens 4/16/2018–Until Filled
Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Regulatory Affairs City Research Scientist III Queens 4/16/2018–Until Filled
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist I Queens 4/3/2018–Until Filled
Bureau Chief Contracting Officer Administrative Procurement Analyst Queens 4/3/2018–Until Filled
Health & Safety Specialist I Associate Public Health Sanitarian I Queens 4/3/2018–Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Manhattan 4/3/2018–Until Filled
Engineering Technican I Engineering Technican I NYC-All Boroughs 3/29/2018–Until Filled
Industrial Hygienist II Industrial Hygienist II Queens 3/29/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Counsel Agency Attorney II Queens 3/26/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Counsel Agency Attorney III Queens 3/26/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Queens 3/26/2018–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 3/26/2018–Until Filled
Project Manager Community Coordinator Queens 3/26/2018–Until Filled
Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Finance & Affordability Executive Program Specialist M1 Manhattan 3/19/2018–Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Engineer Civil Engineer Queens 3/14/2018–Until Filled
Senior Construction Manager ADM Construction Project MGR- NM Queens 3/14/2018–Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 3/14/2018–Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Brooklyn 3/14/2018–Until Filled
GIS Editor Engineering Technician IV Queens 3/8/2018–Until Filled
Section Chief, Project Management Unit City Research Scientist II Queens 3/8/2018–Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Queens 3/8/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Electrical Inspector Assistant Electrical Engineer Wards Island, NY 3/5/2018–Until Filled
GI Program Specialist Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 3/5/2018–Until Filled
Budget Analyst Project Manager Queens 3/1/2018–Until Filled
Senior Project Controls Specialist Administrative Project Manager Queens 3/1/2018–Until Filled
Research Scientist City Research Scientist I Queens 2/26/2018–Until Filled
Senior Counsel Executive Agency Counsel M3 Queens 2/15/2018–Until Filled
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Queens 2/14/2018–Until Filled
Contract and Budget Analyst Staff Analyst Trainee Queens 2/14/2018–Until Filled
Field Inspector Geologist I Manhattan 2/14/2018–Until Filled
Program Management Office Assistant Principal Administrative Associate II Queens 2/14/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 2/8/2018–Until Filled
Captain (Sludge Boat) Captain (Sludge Boat) Wards Island, NY 2/8/2018–Until Filled
Industrial Control Technician Computer Specialist (Operations) Queens 2/8/2018–Until Filled
Mate (DEP) 1 Mate (DEP) 1 Wards Island, NY 2/8/2018–Until Filled
Marine Oiler Marine Oiler Wards Island, NY 2/8/2018–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 1/26/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/22/2018–Until Filled

For inquiries regarding career opportunities with DEP, please email:

DEP is an equal opportunity employer (Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran) with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce.

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