Employment Opportunities with DOT

The Department of Transportation is a vital component of one of the largest and most complex cities in the world, and our employees play a crucial role maintaining the City's transportation infrastructure, from operating ferries to repairing potholes, from issuing construction permits to building and restoring bridges, and from keeping traffic moving to creating new public spaces. Serving the people of New York City is a challenging and rewarding experience. DOT offers excellent benefits packages, competitive salaries, and opportunities for advancement. Learn more about engineering careers at DOT (pdf) Learn about upcoming civil service exams from the Department of Citywide Administrative Services.

All openings at DOT are available at nyc.gov/careers.

Current City Employees: External Applicants:


Current Career Opportunities

Business Title

Civil Service Title


Posting Period

Ferry Division

Machinist Machinist Staten Island 9/1/2020-Until Filled
Marine Oiler Marine Oiler Staten Island 9/1/2020-Until Filled

Human Resources & Facilities Management

EEO Investigator Agency Attorney Manhattan 8/4/2020-1/31/2021
Carpenter Carpenter Queens 12/31/2020-Until Filled

Legal Affairs Division

Deputy General Counsel Executive Agency Counsel Manhattan 8/21/2020-Until Filled

Roadway Repair & Maintenance (RRM) Division

Climber & Pruner Climber & Pruner All Boroughs 12/18/2020-3/18/2021


Interested in an internship or college aide position at NYC DOT? Please email DOT’s Human Resources team at internships@dot.nyc.gov.

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