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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
Digital Media Specialist Graphic Artist Queens 2/11/16‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Staten Island 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Sustainability Analyst Project Manager Intern Queens 4/27/16‑Until Filled
College Aide College Aide - 1 Queens 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Katonah 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer Civil Engineer - 2 Valhalla 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Director of MS4 Permitting Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer Civil Engineer - 2 Katonah 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Computer Specialist (Software) Computer Specialist (Software) - 1 Bronx 4/27/16‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Carmel 4/27/16‑5/10/16
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Valhalla 4/27/16‑5/10/16
Customer Service Representative Clerical Associate - 3 Queens 4/27/16‑5/10/16
Reporting Analyst Community Coordinator Manhattan 4/27/16‑5/8/16
Civil Engineer Geologist - 2 Queens 4/21/16‑Until Filled
Chief Operating Officer Administrative Project Manager - M3 Manhattan 4/20/16‑5/3/16
Chief of Staff Administrative Project Manager - M3 Manhattan 4/20/16‑5/3/16
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Katonah 4/19/16‑Until Filled
Engineering Supervisor Administrative Project Manager Valhalla 4/19/16‑Until Filled
Task Order Contracts (TOCs) Project Manager Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 4/19/16‑Until Filled
Engineer-in-Charge, Linear Capital Program Management Administrative Engineer (Non Managerial) Queens 4/19/16‑Until Filled
Engineering Supervisor Administrative Project Manager Bronx 4/19/16‑Until Filled
Call Center Deputy Director Strategic Initiative Specialist Queens 4/19/16‑5/2/16
College Aide (Junior/Senior) College Aide - 1 Queens 4/19/16‑5/2/16
College Aide (Freshman/Sophomore) College Aide - 1 Queens 4/19/16‑5/2/16
Chief, Watershed Lands and Community Planning Administrative City Planner - M3 Kingston 4/14/16‑Until Filled
Director, Water Quality Planning Administrative Project Manager - M4 Queens 4/14/16‑Until Filled
Director of Stormwater Engineering Administrative Project Manager - M4 Queens 4/14/16‑Until Filled
Chief of Field Management Administrative Project Manager - M2 Queens 4/14/16‑Until Filled
Program Coordinator Administrative City Planner (Non-Managerial) Queens 4/14/16‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer II Mechanical Engineer - 2 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Deputy Director, Procurement & Budget Administrative Staff Analyst (Non-Managerial) Kingston 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Environmental Planning Specialist City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Job Order Contracts (JOCs) Administrator Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Engineer-In-Charge, Plan Review Administrative Engineer (Non Managerial) Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Clerical Associate (Part Time) Clerical Associate - 1 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Environmental Engineer II Environmental Engineer - 2 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
City Planner City Planner - 1 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Senior Mainframe Programmer Computer Specialist (Software) - 2 Queens 4/13/16‑Until Filled
Plumber’s Helper Plumber’s Helper Armonk 4/13/16‑5/4/16
Transportation Policy Advisor Community Coordinator Manhattan 4/11/16‑Until Filled
Renewable Energy Policy Advisor City Research Scientist - 2 Manhattan 4/11/16‑Until Filled
Assistant to the Instrumentation & Control Supervisor Computer Specialist (Software) - 2 Valhalla 4/1/16‑Until Filled
Supervisor EHS Facility Compliance City Research Scientist - 2 Bronx 4/1/16‑Until Filled
Site EH&S Officer Industrial Hygienist - 2 Bronx 4/1/16‑Until Filled
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist - 1 Queens 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Project Controls Support College Aide - 1 Queens 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Computer Specialist (Software) Computer Specialist (Software) - 1 Queens 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer - Entry Level Civil Engineering Intern Queens 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Water & Sewer Systems) Supervisor (Water & Sewer Systems) Brooklyn 3/31/16‑Until Filled
Electrical Engineer II Electrical Engineer - 2 Queens 3/30/16‑Until Filled
Forester Associate Project Manager - 1 Downsville 3/30/16‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineering - Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Intern Queens 3/30/16‑Until Filled
Deputy Chief, Dam Safety Administrative Engineer (Non Managerial) Shokan 3/30/16‑Until Filled
Assistant Disciplinary Counsel Agency Attorney - 2 Queens 3/25/16‑Until Filled
Project Manager Associate Project Manager - 1 Queens 3/25/16‑Until Filled
Operations Engineering Coordinator Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 3/24/16‑Until Filled
Building Information Modeling (BIM) Designer Computer Specialist (Operations) Queens 3/22/16‑Until Filled
Electrician’s Helper Electrician’s Helper Downsville 3/22/16‑Until Filled
Associate Project Manager Associate Project Manager - 1 Queens 3/10/16‑Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist Instrumentation Specialist - 3 Bronx 3/10/16‑Until Filled
Emergency Management Specialist Administrative City Planner (Non-Managerial) Queens 3/10/16‑Until Filled
Electrical Engineer Electrical Engineer - 2 Queens 3/9/16‑Until Filled
GIS Editor Engineering Technician - 3 Queens 3/8/16‑Until Filled
Deputy Chief, Survey & Investigations Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 3/8/16‑Until Filled
Deputy Chief, Engineering & Metrics Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 3/8/16‑Until Filled
Forester Forester - 1 Queens 3/8/16‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 2 Staten Island 3/3/16‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) - 1 Staten Island 3/3/16‑Until Filled
City Park Worker City Park Worker Brooklyn 3/2/16‑Until Filled
Engineering Technician Engineering Technician - 1 Queens 3/2/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer - Entry Level Civil Engineering Intern Queens 3/2/16‑Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Queens 2/29/16‑Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist Instrumentation Specialist - 1 Queens 2/29/16‑Until Filled
Electrical Engineer - Entry Level Electrical Engineering Intern Queens 2/29/16‑Until Filled
Computer Specialist (Software) Computer Specialist (Software) - 2 Grahamsville 2/26/16‑Until Filled
Lead Design Engineer - Power Electrical Engineer - 3 Queens 2/19/16‑Until Filled
Lead Design Engineer - Instrumentation & Controls Electrical Engineer - 3 Queens 2/19/16‑Until Filled
Principal Administrative Associate - Water & Sewer Operations Principal Administrative Associate - 1 Queens 2/17/16‑Until Filled
Lead Designer Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 2/17/16‑Until Filled
Stormwater Agency Attorney Agency Attorney - 2 Queens 2/17/16‑Until Filled
Urban Forester Forester - 2 Brooklyn 2/11/16‑Until Filled
Supervisor of Stock Workers Supervisor of Stock Workers - 3 Brooklyn 2/11/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer - Wastewater Treatment Civil Engineer - 3 Queens 2/8/16‑Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Gardener Gardener - 1 Brooklyn 2/5/16‑Until Filled
Environmental Health & Safety Trainer Principal Administrative Associate - 3 Valhalla 2/5/16‑Until Filled
Engineering Technician - Field Operations Engineering Technician - 4 Queens 2/3/16‑Until Filled
Health & Safety Specialist Scientist (Water Ecology) - 3 Queens 2/3/16‑Until Filled
Associate Project Manager - Field Operations Associate Project Manager - 2 Queens 2/3/16‑Until Filled
Site EH&S Officer Industrial Hygienist - 2 Carmel 1/28/16‑Until Filled
Borough Distribution Engineer Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 1/28/16‑Until Filled
Project Manager - Green Infrastructure Associate Project Manager - 2 Brooklyn 1/25/16‑Until Filled
Catskill Stream Buffer Initiative Coordinator Associate Project Manager - 1 Kingston 1/22/16‑Until Filled
Design Accountable Manager Environmental Engineer - 3 Queens 1/22/16‑Until Filled
Director, Construction and Field Engineer Administrative Engineer - M3 Queens 1/22/16‑Until Filled
Borough Distribution Engineer Administrative Engineer - M2 Queens 1/22/16‑Until Filled
Deputy Chief of Expense Budget Administrative Procurement Analyst - M1 Queens 1/14/16‑Until Filled
EPMIS Lead Trainer / Training Coordinator Associate Staff Analyst Queens 1/14/16‑Until Filled
Systems Database Administrator Computer Specialist (Software) - 4 Queens 1/7/16‑Until Filled
Storage Administrator Computer Specialist (Software) - 4 Queens 1/7/16‑Until Filled
Engineer (Entry-Level) Civil Engineering Intern Queens 1/7/16‑Until Filled
GIS Analyst Computer Specialist (Software) - 1 Queens 1/7/16‑Until Filled
Water Use Inspector Water Use Inspector - 2 Queens 1/5/16‑Until Filled
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Kingston 1/5/16‑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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