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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.

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

Current Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Assistant Commissioner - Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis Assistant Commissioner (DEP) - M3 Queens 7/20/15‑8/2/15
Deputy Commissioner, Wastewater Treatment Administrative Engineer - M7 Queens 6/23/15‑Until Filled
General Counsel Counsel (DEP) - M8 Queens 6/23/15‑Until Filled
Assistant Commissioner - Agency Chief Contracting Officer Administrative Staff Analyst - M4 Queens 6/23/15‑Until Filled
Internal Auditor Community Coordinator Manhattan 7/27/15‑8/7/15
Build it Back Center Director Administrative Staff Analyst Manhattan 7/27/15‑8/7/15
Associate Chemist Associate Chemist - 1 Valhalla 7/27/15‑Until Filled
Associate Director for Program Evaluation and Research Administrative Project Manager - M2 Manhattan 7/27/15‑8/7/15
Director, EHS Program Development and Training Administrative Public Health Sanitarian - M3 Queens 7/24/15‑Until Filled
Assistant Distribution Engineer Civil Engineering Intern Queens 7/24/15‑Until Filled
Agency Attorney Agency Attorney Queens 7/24/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 7/24/15‑Until Filled
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist - 2 Queens 7/24/15‑Until Filled
Associate Project Manager Associate Quality Assurance Specialist Manhattan 7/24/15‑8/6/15
Associate Director of Policy Associate Director of Policy Manhattan 7/21/15‑8/3/15
Category Manager Administrative Procurement Analyst Queens 7/21/15‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager Administrative Engineer - M1 Queens 7/20/15‑Until Filled
Section Chief of Operations Data Management Computer Specialist (Software) - 3 Grahamsville 7/20/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Grahamsville 7/20/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Downsville 7/20/15‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 1 Downsville 7/20/15‑Until Filled
Scientist (Water Ecology) Scientist (Water Ecology) - 2 Grahamsville 7/20/15‑8/3/15
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 1 Bronx 7/20/15‑8/2/15
Custodian (Part Time) Custodian - 1 Valhalla 7/20/15‑8/2/15
Greeter Clerical Associate - 3 Manhattan 7/20/15‑8/2/15
File Clerk Clerical Associate - 3 Queens 7/20/15‑8/2/15
City Laborer City Laborer Queens 7/20/15‑8/2/15
Operations Support Tool Modeler City Research Scientist - 3 Grahamsville 7/15/15‑Until Filled
Reporting & Publications Assistant Principal Administrative Associate - 2 Grahamsville 7/15/15‑Until Filled
Chief, Southeast Queens Program Management Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 7/14/15‑Until Filled
Health and Safety Specialist Industrial Hygienist - 2 Bronx 7/14/15‑Until Filled
Job Order Contracts Administrator Environmental Engineer - 2 Queens 7/14/15‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer Intern Mechanical Engineer Intern Shokan 7/10/15‑Until Filled
Construction Project Manager Intern Construction Project Manager Intern Queens 7/10/15‑Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Shokan 7/10/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Shokan 7/10/15‑Until Filled
Energy Efficiency Data Policy Advisor City Planner - 2 Manhattan 7/10/15‑Until Filled
Water Use Inspector Water Use Inspector - 1 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Community-Based Retrofit Accelerator Policy Advisor Community Coordinator Manhattan 7/8/15‑Until Filled
NYC Carbon Challenge Coordinator Community Coordinator Manhattan 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Lead Designer for Electrical Design Electrical Engineer - 2 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Lead Designer for Electrical Design Lead Designer for Electrical Design - 1 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Engineer-in-Charge Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Engineer-in-Charge, Cross Connection Control Program Administrative Engineer - M1 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
IT Quality Assurance Testing Analyst Computer Associate (Software) - 2 Queens 7/8/15‑Until Filled
Project Controls Specialist Computer Associate (Software) - 1 Queens 6/23/15‑Until Filled
Network Engineer Computer Specialist (Software) - 3 Queens 6/23/15‑Until Filled
Construction Project Manager Intern Construction Project Manager Intern Queens 6/18/15‑Until Filled
Project Coordinator City Planner - 1 Queens 6/17/15‑Until Filled
Project Engineer Civil Engineering Intern Queens 6/17/15‑Until Filled
Assistant Resident Engineer Associate Project Manager - 2 Queens 6/15/15‑Until Filled
Environmental Project Manager Associate Project Manager - 2 Valhalla 6/15/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Pine Hill 6/15/15‑Until Filled
GIS Analyst Computer Programmer Analyst - 1 Queens 6/15/15‑Until Filled
Chief of Green Infrastructure Maintenance Administrative Landscape Architect - M3 Queens 6/15/15‑Until Filled
Public Marketing Advisor Admin. Public Info. Specialist - M1 Manhattan 6/9/15‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 1 Queens 6/3/15‑Untill Filled
Water Resources Analyst City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 5/21/15‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineering Intern Mechanical Engineering Intern Bronx 5/21/15‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 1 Bronx 5/19/15‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Water & Sewer Systems) Supervisor (Water & Sewer Systems) Bronx 5/18/15‑Until Filled
Clerical Associate III Clerical Associate - 3 Queens 5/18/15‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 5/18/15‑Until Filled
Air Permitting Engineer Mechanical Engineer - 1 Queens 5/18/15‑Until Filled
Associate Project Manager I Associate Project Manager - 1 Queens 5/18/15‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Engineer - 1 Queens 5/14/15‑Until Filled
Health & Safety Specialist Industrial Hygienist - 2 Queens 5/13/15‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Bronx 5/13/15‑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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