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We are an agency of professionals—project managers, engineers, architects, administrators, and more—committed to delivering critical infrastructure and essential public buildings for the City of New York. Our work can be seen in communities throughout the five boroughs, from public plazas and neighborhood libraries to the water pipes that carry 1 billion gallons every day to New Yorkers. Join us to have a direct, immediate impact in building a stronger, more resilient New York City.

Career Development

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DDC is dedicated to the career development and professional growth of our workforce. We offer professional development and advancement opportunities, including:

  • An expanded program of licensure and continuing education courses
  • In-depth trainings on specific topics related to daily work, with in-person, virtual, and on-demand options
  • Certification programs from leading professional organizations like PMP, DBIA, ASCE, and LEED
  • Leadership courses
  • Lessons Learned site visits and employee-led DDC Learning Workshop series

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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DDC is proud to be one of the City’s most diverse agencies with a workforce spanning five generations, with over 40 languages spoken and over 65 countries of origin. We prioritize equity efforts, creating more diversity and inclusion training opportunities, and enhancing overall accessibility.


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We work hard to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for our employees, where they can thrive and meaningfully contribute to the work of the agency.

We have over two dozen employee interest and enrichment groups, including a young professionals group, women’s empowerment group, and various cultural groups; agency-wide events and initiatives; and more. We recognize the hard work of our employees through the annual Employee Recognition Awards; our Agency Forums; and the DDC Picnic. We hold multiple blood drives throughout the year as well. Since 2000, DDCers have saved more than 23,316 lives through their donations.


DDC offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and the satisfaction of contributing to New York City. Our benefits package includes:

  • Choice of 12 Health Plans (Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Coverage)
  • Pension, Retirement, and Savings Plans
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • Work-Life Balance
  • And much more

Learn about our employee benefits

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.