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NYCHA is a widely diverse organization dedicated to the highest ideals of public service. There is hardly a profession, craft or vocation that isn’t in some way necessary for the fulfillment of NYCHA’s mission of providing quality affordable housing for low-and moderate-income New Yorkers. From bricklayers to gardeners, lawyers to social workers, managers and skilled tradespersons of every description, NYCHA reflects a broad range of occupations.

The New York City Housing Authority is continuously recruiting for qualified individuals to join our organization. Generally we recruit for social workers, attorneys, engineers, architects, computer specialists, elevator mechanics, heating plant technicians and security personnel. Other titles are also recruited for as positions become vacant.

Current Opportunities
Labor Relations Analyst Trainee - Budget and Financial Planning New
Deputy Press Secretary - Department of Communications New
Civil Litigation Attorney L3-Law Department
Resident Liaison, Garden & Sustainability-Resident Engagement Department
Borough Director - Citywide
Procedure Writer - Department of Procedure Development and Administration
Assistant Director - EEO Officer - Department of Equal Opportunity
Assistant Director, Adult Education & Training-Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability
Senior Intergroup Relations Officer - Department of Equal Opportunity
Admin Housing Development Specialist - Department for Development
Agency Attorney L2 - Law Department-Corporate Affairs
Elevator Administrator - Elevator Services and Repairs
Senior Director for Operations - Department for Development
Environmental Planner - Department for Development
Construction Director - Office of VP for Capital Projects
Business Analyst - Leased Housing - Quality Assurance
Architectural-Engineering Planner-Capital Planning
Assistant Project Manager-Capital Projects Construction
Associate Project Manager-Office of Design
Planning and Program Scheduler-Capital Projects Administration
Quality Assurance Compliance Analyst-Office of VP for Capital Projects Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance Compliance Manager-Capital Projects Quality Assurance
Senior Advisor for VP for Disaster Recovery-Office of Vice President

High Pressure Plant Tender - Technical Services - Heating Division New
Oil Burner Specialist - Technical Services - Heating Division New
Exterminator - Bronx Floating Staff
Plumbing Engineer (Mechanical Engineer L2) - Design-Quality Management
Plasterer - Maintenance Repair and Skilled Trades-Environmental Field Operations

Seasonal Opportunities
Robert L. Doan Honors Law Program
Transactional Law Internship Program
Summer Youth Employment Program
Summer Graduate Internship Program

What are the benefits of working for NYCHA?

Through collective bargaining agreements, the City of New York and Municipal Unions have cooperated in choosing health plans and designing the benefits for the City’s employees. Subject to the terms, conditions and limitations of applicable contract and laws, NYCHA offers the following:

  • NYCERS Pension Plan
  • Health Plans: A choice of 13 plans from which to choose
  • Leave Time
  • Flexible Spending Account Program
  • Group long term care insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • U.S. Savings Bonds Program
  • Direct Deposit
  • Transit Check
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program
  • Management Benefit Fund

How do I apply for a position?

NYCHA has recently launched eHire, an automated job recruitment and hiring system that is also in use at most City agencies. This system simplifies the job application process for candidates seeking employment by enabling applicants to search, view, and apply online for jobs at NYCHA and other City agencies through NYC Careers.

Applying for job openings through NYC Careers allows convenient 24-hour access to job openings, the ability to upload your resume and cover letter electronically, and immediate acknowledgement of application submission.

To apply for available job opening opportunities go to:

Thank you for your interest in working at the New York City Housing Authority.

NYCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NYCHA provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified job applicants and personnel without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or status as a victim of domestic violence, victim of sex offenses or victim of stalking. NYCHA is committed to maintaining a working environment free of unlawful harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment and retaliation.

 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
 NYCHA Equal Employment Non-Discrimination Policy
 Sexual Harassment Policy Statement

NYCHA provides reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants and employees with disabilities. Job applicants and employees seeking a reasonable accommodation may contact the NYCHA Employee Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at (212) 306-3996. To request reasonable accomodations please see the Standard Procedure for Reasonable Accommodations for Employees and Job Applicants and the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form.

Job applicants and employees who wish to report employment discrimination may file a Discrimination Complaint Form by contacting the Department of Equal Opportunity’s Office of Employment Opportunities at 212-306-4468.