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The Department of Buildings plays a critical role in facilitating development and ensuring safety at construction sites throughout New York City. Construction is vital to the City's continued growth, and at the Department, the work of every staff member leads to the creation of new homes, new offices and new jobs for millions of New Yorkers. Our experts in engineering, architecture and construction have transformed this agency into a worldwide leader in development and construction safety. To view a list of current openings click here.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, our agency provides a solid foundation for your career. From using digital construction plans to implementing new energy-efficient standards, our diverse workforce is committed to making sure New York City is a better place to live, work and build for generations to come.

So apply today – and help us build this City together!

How To Apply For A Position At Buildings

We offer excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and training and certifications for career advancement. Read our recruitment brochure (PDF) to learn more about joining Buildings.

When applying for a position, please follow the specific instructions provided in the “How to Apply” section of each job posting.

Submit Your Resume via NYC Careers:

NYC Careers is the City of New York’s official government jobs site where you can obtain general career information and view and apply to specific jobs and/or civil service exams.

  • For Current City Employees: Visit Employee Self-Service (ESS) to view and apply for available positions. Click on Recruiting Activities > Careers, and search for the specific Job ID #.

Current Job Postings
  1. Accounts Receivable Coordinator
  2. Assistant General Counsel Agency Attorney
  3. Assistant Plan Examiner
  4. Assistant Plan Examiner
  5. Bronx Community Affairs Liaison
  6. Build It Back Plan Examiner
  7. Chief Information Officer
  8. Chief Plan Examiner, Elevators
  9. Code Development Architect
  10. Code Development Engineer
  11. College Aide
  12. Construction Inspector
  13. Electrical Inspector
  14. Elevator Inspector
  15. Hoists & Rigging Inspector
  16. Implementation Specialist
  17. Infrastructure Engineer
  18. Low Pressure Boiler Inspector
  19. Network Administrator
  20. Plan Examiner
  21. Plumbing Inspector
  22. Production Support Engineer
  23. Project Advocate
  24. Project Advocate
  25. Project Advocate
  26. Project Advocate
  27. Risk Management Analyst
  28. Senior Application Developer
  29. Senior Application Developer
  30. Senior Mainframe Developer
  31. Senior Project Manager