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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
Area Engineer Administrative Engineer (NM) Queens 6/15/17‑6/28/17
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Queens 6/15/17‑6/28/17
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
Principal Administrative Associate Principal Administrative Associate I Kingston 6/9/17‑6/30/17
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer White Plains 6/9/17‑6/30/17
Apprentice (Construction Laborer) Apprentice (Construction Laborer) Brooklyn 6/8/17‑6/22/17
Assistant Electrical Engineer Assistant Electrical Engineer Bronx 6/6/17‑7/6/17
Facility Administration Clerical Associate Kingston 6/6/17‑7/6/17
Organic Chemist City Research Scientist - 1 Queens 6/6/17‑7/6/17
Watershed Maintainer Watershed Maintainer Yonkers 6/6/17‑7/6/17
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
Microbiologist Associate Laboratory Microbiologist Kingston 6/2/17‑7/2/17
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
Forest Resources Planner II Associate Project Manager Kingston 5/24/17‑6/24/17
Life Cycle Manager Associate Project Manager Kingston 5/24/17‑6/23/17
Assistant Electrical Engineer Assistant Electrical Engineer Queens 5/24/17‑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
Enivronmental Health and Safety Trainer Principal Administrative Associate - 3 Valhalla 5/22/17‑6/21/17
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
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

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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