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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.

Current Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Assistant Project Manager Community Coordinator Manhattan 4/18/17‑5/1/2017
Associate Public Health Sanitarian 1 Associate Public Health Sanitarian Queens 4/18/17‑Until Filled
Buyer Community Coordinator Queens 4/18/17‑5/1/2017
Deputy Chief of Quality Assurance Administrative Project Manager - M3 Queens 4/18/17‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer- Entry Level Mechanical Engineering Intern Queens 4/18/17‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Brooklyn 4/18/17‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 4/18/17‑Until Filled
Elevations Design Architect Assistant Architect  Manhattan 4/14/17‑4/27/17
Community Affairs Coordinator Community Coordinator Queens 4/14/17‑Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist I Instrumentation Specialist Queens 4/14/17‑Until Filled
Section Chief - Mechanical Contracts Administrative Engiineer - M2 Queens 4/14/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 4/13/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechnical Engineer Queens 4/13/17‑Until Filled
Operations Manager Superintendent of Water and SE - M1 Queens 4/13/17‑Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Queens 4/11/17‑Until Filled
Portfolio Manager Administrative Manager - M4 Queens 4/6/17‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Bronx 4/6/17‑4/27/17
Civil Design Lead Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 4/4/17‑Until Filled
In-House EHS Office Administrative Project Manager - NM Queens 4/4/17‑Until Filled
Senior Permit Program Manager Administrative Project Manager - NM Queens 4/4/17‑Until Filled
City Research Scientist II City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 3/29/17‑Until Filled
Projects Controls Specialist City Research Scientist - 1 Queens 3/28/17‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer 2 Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 3/24/17‑Until Filled
IT Support Technician Computer Associate (Operations) -1 Queens 3/24/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager Mechanical Engineer - 2 Queens 3/24/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 3/21/17‑Until Filled
Contract Change Manager Administrative Staff Analyst - NM Queens 3/21/17‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer II Mechanical Engineer Queens 3/21/17‑Until Filled
Planning and Budget Manager  Administrative Procurement Analyst Queens 3/21/17‑Until Filled
Procurement Manager Administrative Manager (NM) - M1/M2 Queens 3/21/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 3/13/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Resident Engineer Associate Project Manager - 2 Downsville 3/13/17‑Until Filled
Industrial Hygensist II Industrial Hygenist - 2 Queens 3/13/17‑Until Filled
Office Engineer/Inspector Electrical Engineer - 1 Downsville 3/13/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager Associate Project Manager - 2 Valhalla 3/13/17‑Until Filled
Policy Advisor Administrative City Planner (NM) Manhattan 3/8/17‑Until Filled
Biosolids Program Manager Administrative Project Manager -NM Queens 3/2/17‑Until Filled
Director of Field Operations Administrative Engineer - M4 Queens 3/2/17‑Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Forester Forester Queens 3/2/17‑Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Program Manager Administrative Construction Project Manager - M2 Queens 3/2/17‑Until Filled
Managing Director Administrative City Planner (NM) Queens 3/2/17‑Until Filled
Water Resources Analyst City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 2/27/17‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager Associate Project Manager - 2 Queens 2/24/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Project Manager Assistant Mechanical Engineer Queens 2/24/17‑Until Filled
Director of Contract Support Unit Administrative Staff Analyst - NM Queens 2/24/17‑Until Filled
Director of Program Management Office Administrative Project Manager - M3 Queens 2/24/17‑Until Filled
Electrical Engineer Electrical Engineer - 3 Queens 2/23/17‑Until Filled
Policy Analyst Strategic Initiative Specialist Queens 2/23/17‑Until Filled
Chief of Staff, Engineering Design & Construction Administrative Project Manager - NM Queens 2/21/17‑Until Filled
Program Support Specialist Community Coordinator Manhattan 2/13/17‑Until Filled
Scientist (Water Ecology) Scientist (Water Ecology) - 2 Queens 2/13/17‑5/14/17
Subcontractor Coordinator Community Coordinator Queens 2/8/17‑Until Filled
Computer Associate (Software) Computer Associate (Software) - 1 Grahamsville 2/6/17‑Until Filled
Lead Designer for Water Tunnel (Structural) Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 2/6/17‑Until Filled
Technical Director for Microbiology / Assistant Director of Distribution Laboratory City Research Scientist Queens 2/6/17‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Staten Island 2/2/17‑Until Filled
Junior Project Manager Project Manager Intern Valhalla 1/31/17‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Engineer - 1 Queens 1/31/17‑Until Filled
Procurement Specialist Principal Administrative Associate - 3 Queens 1/31/17‑Until Filled
Resident Engineer Electrical Engineer - 3 Olivebridge 1/31/17‑Until Filled
Civil Section Manager Administrative Engineer - M3 Queens 1/30/17‑Until Filled
Civil Section Manager Administrative Project Manager - M3 Queens 1/30/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager Associate Project Manager - 3 Valhalla 1/30/17‑Until Filled
Resident Engineer Associate Project Manager - 3 Olivebridge 1/30/17‑Until Filled
Agency Attorney Agency Attorney - 2 Queens 1/26/17‑Until Filled
Electrical Engineer Electrical Engineer - 1 Queens 1/26/17‑Until Filled
Agency Correspondence Manager Community Coordinator Queens 1/23/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager, Environmental Cleanup Projects Geologist - 1 Manhattan 1/19/17‑Until Filled
GIS Associate Computer Associate (Operations) - 1 Queens 1/17/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/12/17‑Until Filled
Emergency Manager Community Coordinator Queens 1/12/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager Construction Project Manager - 1 Queens 1/10/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/9/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Electrical Inspector Assistant Electrical Engineer Wards Island 1/9/17‑Until Filled
Policy Analyst - Environmental Planning City Research Scientist - 1 Queens 1/9/17‑Until Filled
Policy Analyst - Green Infrastructure City Research Scientist - 1 Queens 1/9/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager - Green Infrastructure Project Manager Intern Queens 1/9/17‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager / Resident Engineer Civil Engineer - 2 Downsville 1/5/17‑Until Filled
Quality Assurance Project Manager Mechanical Engineer - 2 Queens 1/5/17‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager Administrative Project Manager (NM) Queens 1/3/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/3/17‑Until Filled
Environmental Health & Safety Auditor City Research Scientist - 3 Queens 1/3/17‑Until Filled
Deputy Director, Hazardous Materials and Superfund Planning & Assessment City Research Scientist - 3 Queens 12/29/16‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager Associate Project Manager - 3 Kingston 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Budget Liaison Staff Analyst - 2 Valhalla 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Contract Liaison Staff Analyst - 2 Kingston 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Data Management Administrator Computer Associate (Operations) - 1 Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Director of Hazardous Materials & Superfund Planning and Analysis Administrative Project Manager - M4 Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Environmental Engineer - Entry Level Environmental Engineering Intern Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Environmental Engineer - Entry Level Environmental Engineering Intern Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
OSPE Program Analyst City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Section Chief, Project Management Office City Planner - 2 Queens 12/27/16‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Valhalla 12/27/16‑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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