Careers


The Department of City Planning (DCP) is New York City’s primary land use agency and is instrumental in designing the City’s physical and socioeconomic framework. DCP’s ambition is to make all of New York a better place to live, to maintain what works and improve what doesn’t. In this section you will find information for new hires, about employment opportunities and programs at DCP.
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Employment Opportunities
  1. 535050: Associate Planner (Bronx Borough Office)
  2. 550450: Senior Data Analyst (Capital Planning Division)
  3. 552967: Senior Climate and Sustainability Planner (Climate and Sustainability Planning Division)
  4. 555922: Assistant Director (Community Planning and Civic Engagement)
  5. 537339: Associate Counsel (Counsel Office)
  6. 535751: Researcher and FOIL eDiscovery Specialist (Counsel Office)
  7. 551403: Associate Project Manager (Environmental Review Division)
  8. 551398: EARD Team Leader (Environmental Review Division) - 2 positions available
  9. 552962: Deputy Director of Fiscal (Fiscal Division)
  10. 556689: Associate Data Engineer (Information Technology Division)
  11. 532011: Software Engineer (Information Technology Division - Digital Servcies)
  12. 530704: Product Management Team Lead (Information Technology Division)
  13. 531798: Product Manager (Information Technology Division)
  14. 560251: Director of Land Use Review (Land Use Review)
  15. 551633: Assistant Borough Planner (Manhattan Borough Office) - 3 positions available
  16. 560244: Planning Support Analyst (Planning Support)
  17. 554521: Borough Planner (Queens Borough Office) - 3 positions available
  18. 526955: Senior Lead Urban Designer (Queens Borough Office)
  19. 551610: Borough Planner (Staten Island Borough Office)
  20. 558162: Chief Engineer (Technical Review Division)
  21. 553379: Zoning Specialist (Technical Review Division)
  22. 553419: Senior Zoning Specialist (Technical Review Division)
  23. 542416: Mapping & Spatial Records Specialist (Technical Review Division)
  24. 543124: Deputy Director of Urban Design (Urban Design Division)

Internship Program

There are currently no internships available at this time.

Benefits for City Employees

  • Pension Plan (The New York City Employees' Retirement System)
  • Health Benefits
  • Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • 401(k) and 457(k) Retirement Savings Programs
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Opportunity for Scholarship
  • Paid Holidays and Annual Leave
  • College Savings Program
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

New Hires

Congratulations on being considered for employment with the New York City Department of City Planning!

Please refer to the list of New Hire forms found below. These New Hire forms are required to be completed prior to your scheduled processing appointment. The completed forms, along with the required documentation, will be reviewed by Human Capital on your processing appointment date.

Please do not resign from your current employment until you have received notification from the agency to commence employment.

New Hire Processing Checklist

Forms

Please note:
A processing fee is paid by an employee in the form of a payroll deduction in connection with appointments (new hires) or change in title/status without a competitive examination. This includes appointments to Non-Competitive, Exempt, and Labor class positions, and to Unclassified Service positions as well as provisional appointments, transfers, title changes and reinstatements. The fee will be based on the minimum of the salary range of the title being sought (regardless of appointment level). The processing fee will be deducted from your first or second payroll check.  Please see the processing fee schedule below.

Salary Processing Fee
Under $30,000 $40
$30,000 – 34,999 $47
$35,000 – 39,999 $54
$40,000 – 44,999 $61
$45,000 – 62,999 $68
$63,000 – 69,999 $82
$70,000 – 74,999 $85
$75,000 – 79,999 $88
$80,000 – 89,000 $91
$89,001 – 99,999 $96
$100,000 & over $101

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