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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
Senior Counsel Executive Agency Counsel M3 Queens 2/15/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Supervisor Chemistry Section Associate Chemist III Hawthorne, NY 2/15/2018–3/17/2018
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
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
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 Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Bronx, New York 2/14/2018–3/16/2018
Auto Mechanic Auto Mechanic Shokan, New York 2/14/2018–2/28/2018
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
Instrumentation Specialist Instrumentation Specialist II Bronx 2/8/2018–3/10/2018
Risk Management Program Assistant Principal Administrative Associate III Valhalla, NY 2/8/2018–3/10/2018
Electrician Electrician Wards Island, NY 2/8/2018–2/22/2018
Instrumentation Specialist III Instrumentation Specialist III Wards Island, NY 2/8/2018–2/22/2018
Machinist Machinist Queens 2/8/2018–2/22/2018
Scientist (Water Ecology) Scientist (Water Ecology) II Hawthorne, NY 2/8/2018–2/19/2018
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
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 1/26/2018–Until Filled
Laboratory Microbiologist Laboratory Microbiologist II Hawthorne, NY 1/25/2018–2/25/2018
Chief of Contract Support Unit ADM-Manager-Non-Mgrl from M1/M2 Queens 1/25/2018–Until Filled
Chief of Contract Support Unit Administrative Staff Analyst Queens 1/25/2018–Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist Instrumentation Specialist II Kingston, NY 1/23/2018–2/22/2018
Instrumentation Specialist Instrumentation Specialist III Mahopac, NY 1/23/2018–2/22/2018
Plumber Plumber Yorktown Heights, NY 1/23/2018–2/22/2018
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/22/2018–Until Filled
Associate Chemist Associate Chemist I Kingston, NY 1/22/2018–2/21/2018
Grahamsville Field Director City Research Scientist III Grahamsville, NY 1/22/2018–2/21/2018
Project Reviewer Wastewater Associate Project Manager I Queens 1/22/2018–2/21/2018
Civil Design Lead Administrative Project Manager Queens 1/16/2018–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Administrative Project Manager Queens 1/12/2018–Until Filled
BWT Director of Regulatory Compliance, Strategy & Technology Innovation Administrative Project Mananger M4 Queens 1/12/2018–Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist I Instrumentation Specialist I Queens 1/12/2018–Until Filled
Chief, Water Resource Engineering Administrative Project Manager M3 Queens 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Community Coordinator Community Coordinator Brooklyn 1/11/2018–Until Filled
EHS/CRM Information Systems Manager Computer Systems Manager M1 Queens 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Brooklyn 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Gardener I Gardener I Brooklyn 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Industrial Hygienist II Industrial Hygienist II Queens 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Seasonal City Park Worker City Park Worker Brooklyn 1/11/2018–Until Filled
Environmental Compliance Associate Community Associate Queens 1/3/2018–Until Filled
Water Resources Modeler City Research Scientist II Queens 1/2/2018–Until Filled
Assistant Counsel Agency Attorney III Queens 12/18/2017–Until Filled
Engineering Technician IV Engineering Technician IV Brooklyn 12/18/2017–Until Filled
Water Use Inspector II Water Use Inspector II Bronx 12/18/2017–Until Filled
Budget Analyst Accountant Queens 12/13/2017–Until Filled
EHS Compliance Systems Specialist Associate Public Heath Sanitarian  Queens 12/11/2017–Until Filled
Sewage Treatment Worker Sewage Treatment Worker NYC-All Boroughs 12/6/2017–Until Filled
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist I Queens 12/5/2017–Until Filled
Assistant Counsel Agency Attorney II Queens 12/5/2017–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 12/5/2017–Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist I Instrumentation Specialist I Queens 12/5/2017–Until Filled
Inspector Air Pollution Inspector I Queens 12/5/2017–Until Filled
Data Warehouse Architect Cert IT Administrator (DB) III Queens 11/22/2017–Until Filled
Director of Contract Support Unit ADM Manager-Non-Mgrl Frm M1/M2 Queens 11/20/2017–Until Filled
Director of Community Affairs Administrative Public Informat Queens 11/20/2017–Until Filled
City Research Scientist I City Research Scientist I Queens 11/14/2017–Until Filled
Geologist I Geologist I Manhattan 11/14/2017–Until Filled
Geologist Environmental Engineering Intern Manhattan 11/14/2017–Until Filled
Dynamic CRM Developer Cert IT Developer (APP) III Queens 11/13/2017–Until Filled
Field Inspector Quality Assurance Specialist Manhattan 11/13/2017–Until Filled
Server Support Engineer Telecommunications Associate III Queens 11/13/2017–Until Filled
Associate Project Manager II Associate Project Manager II Queens 11/8/2017–Until Filled
Assistant Landscape Architect Assistant Landscape Architect Queens 11/3/2017–Until Filled
Digitization Intern College Aide (All City Depts) I Queens 11/3/2017–Until Filled
Electrical Engineering Intern Electrical Engineering Intern Queens 11/3/2017–Until Filled
GI Program Analyst Project Manager Queens 11/3/2017–Until Filled
Project Manager Project Manager Queens 11/3/2017–Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 10/20/2017–Until Filled
Clerical Assistant (Part-Time) Clerical Associate I Queens 10/17/2017–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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