Find a job in New York City government:

Make a difference

City government is filled with opportunities for talented people who want to improve their communities and make an important difference in the lives of their fellow New Yorkers.

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Do what you're passionate about

Are you interested in public health, community engagement, or disaster response? From civil engineering to forestry and technology innovation, we have it all.

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Solve the greatest urban challenges

Every day, the City's 325,000 employees serve millions of residents and visitors. They improve infrastructure, provide important social services, and make the city safer. Help us shape the future of NYC.

Build a career

Employees appointed to civil service positions enjoy stable, long-term employment with the City.

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Great benefits and pay

Earn a competitive salary, health benefits, and a pension.

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Join our community

The City is full of passionate problem-solvers just like you. Come join our community and meet the City's leaders.

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Opportunity for all

The City hires the best person for a job regardless of your race, gender, religion, sexuality, or physical ability.

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Internships & fellowships

The City offers a wide variety of internships and fellowships for students and recent graduates. It's the perfect way to launch your career in government!

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Upgrade your skill set

NYC offers professional development classes and degree programs that can help you hone your skills and advance your career.

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