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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
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer II Queens 7/28/2017–Until Filled
Design Engineer Assistant Electrical Engineer Queens 7/28/2017–Until Filled
OTPS Expense Budget Specialist Staff Analyst II Kingston 7/28/2017–Until Filled
Senior Policy Advisor, Infrastructure and Energy Team City Research Scientist III Manhattan 7/26/2017–Until Filled
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Carmel 7/26/2017–8/25/2017
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist I Queens 7/25/2017–Until Filled
Chief, DEP Office of Energy Administrative Project Manager M2 Queens 7/25/2017–Until Filled
Inspector Air Pollution Inspector I Queens 7/25/2017–Until Filled
Customer Service Specialist - Homeowner Disputes Agency Attorney I Manhattan 7/25/2017–8/7/2017
Associate Director for Financial Operations Administrative Project Manager Manhattan 7/25/2017–8/5/2017
Climate and Sustainibilty Analyst City Research Scientist Queens 7/24/2017–Until Filled
Portfolio Manager Administrative Engineer M4 Queens 7/24/2017–Until Filled
Associate Laboratory Microbiologist Associate Laboratory Microbiologist I Queens 7/24/2017–8/23/2017
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Queens 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
City Research Scientist l City Research Scientist l Queens 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
Junior Engineering Auditor Administrative Project Manager Manhattan 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
Junior Engineering Auditor Administrative Project Manager Manhattan 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
Senior Engineering Auditor Administrative Project Manager Manhattan 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
Supervisor of Painters Supervisor Painter Queens 7/24/2017–8/6/2017
Environmental Engineer Intern Environmental Engineer Intern Queens 7/11/2017–Until Filled
Deputy Chief of On-Call Design & Construction Management Administrative Engineer Valhalla 7/11/2017–8/10/2017
Chemistry Section Supervisor Associate Chemist IV Hawthorne 7/11/2017–8/10/2017
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Valhalla 7/11/2017–8/10/2017
Plumber Plumber Yorktown Heights 7/6/2017–8/5/2017
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Grand Gorge 7/6/2017–8/5/2017
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Brooklyn 6/26/2017‑Until Filled
Director, Contract Repairs & Maintenance Adminstrative Engineer M3 Queens 6/22/2017‑Until Filled
Water Use Inspector II Water Use Inspector Bronx 6/22/2017‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Shokan 6/22/2017–7/22/2017
Gardener I Gardener I Brooklyn 6/20/2017–Until Filled
City Park Worker City Park Worker Brooklyn 6/13/17‑Until Filled
Accountable Manager Associate Project Manager III Queens 6/12/17‑Until Filled
Gardener II Gardener II Brooklyn 6/12/17‑Until Filled
Resident Engineer Associate Project Manager - 1 Queens 6/9/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 6/2/17‑Until Filled
Contracts Attorney Agency Attorney Intern Queens 6/2/17‑Until Filled
Deputy Director, Superfund Manager Adminstrative Project Manager Queens 6/2/17‑Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician - 1 Queens 6/2/17‑Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Queens 6/2/17‑Until Filled
Lead Designer for Water Tunnel Structural Administrative Project Manager - NM Queens 5/25/17‑Until Filled
Supervising Engineer City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 5/25/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Electrical Engineer Assistant Electrical Engineer Queens 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Clerical Associate (Part-Time) Clerical Associate Queens 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Deputy Chief of Quality Assurance Adminstrative Project Manager Queens 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Electrician Electrician Brooklyn 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Supervisor (Watershed Maintainer) Staten Island 5/23/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 5/22/17‑Until Filled
Deputy Director, Hazardous Materials and Superfund Planning City Research Scientist - 3 Queens 5/22/17‑Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Supervisor (Watershed Maintainer) Queens 5/22/17‑Until Filled
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Queens 5/22/17‑Until Filled
Computer Associate Computer Associate (Operations) -3 Queens 5/17/17‑Until Filled
Data Management Administrator Computer Associate (Operations) -1 Queens 5/17/17‑Until Filled
Engineering Technician IV Engineering Technician - 4 Queens 5/17/17‑Until Filled
GI Program Specialist Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 5/17/17‑Until Filled
Project Manager, Public Property Retrolifts Community Coordinator Queens 5/17/17‑Until Filled
Portfolio Manager Administrative Engineer - M3 Queens 5/16/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Electrical Engineer Assistant Electrical Engineer Queens 5/12/17‑Until Filled
Chief, Water Resource Engineering Adminstrative Engineer Queens 5/12/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 5/9/17‑Until Filled
Contracts Attorney Agency Attorney Queens 5/9/17‑Until Filled
Civil Engineer - Entry Level Civil Engineer Intern Queens 5/9/17‑Until Filled
Deputy Director, Infrastructure and Energy Administrative City Planner - M3 Manhattan 5/9/17‑Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Engineer Coordinator Community Coordinator Queens 5/9/17‑Until Filled
Industrial Hygensist II Industrial Hygenist - 2 Queens 5/9/17‑Until Filled
City Planner City Planner Manhattan 5/5/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Commissioner, Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Operations Assistant Commisioner (DEP) -M5 Queens 5/3/17‑Until Filled
Ecological Services Program Manager City Research Scientist - 2 Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Engineer-In-Charge, Contract Support Unit Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Engineer-In-Charge, Engineering and Metrics Unit Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Engineer-In-Charge, Survey and Investigations Unit Civil Engineer - 2 Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Inspector Air Pollution Inspector Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Senior Air Pollution Inspector Associate Air Pollution Inspector Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level Mechanical Engineering Intern Queens 5/1/17‑Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Engineer Coordinator Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 4/26/17‑Until Filled
Mechanical Engineer I Mechanical Engineer I Queens 4/20/17‑Until Filled
Public Marketing Advisor Administrative Public Informant Manhattan 4/20/17‑Until Filled
Assistant Commissioner, Capital Planning & Delivery Assistant Commisioner (DEP) Queens 4/20/17‑Until Filled
City Research Scientist I City Research Scientist - 1 Queens 4/20/17‑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
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
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

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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