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.

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Current Career Opportunities

Business Title

Job ID

Civil Service Title


Posting Period

Ferry Division

Deckhand 458891 Deckhand Staten Island 3/1/2021-Until Filled
Marine Oiler 458888 Marine Oiler (ferry Operations) Staten Island 3/1/2021-Until Filled

Human Resources & Facilities Management

Carpenter 456101 Carpenter Queens 12/31/2020-Until Filled

Legal Affairs Division

Deputy General Counsel 441015 Executive Agency Counsel Manhattan 8/21/2020-Until Filled

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity Specialist 442360 Community Coordinator Manhattan 8/4/2020-7/30/2021

Roadway Repair & Maintenance (RRM) Division

Climber & Pruner 454356 Climber & Pruner All Boroughs 12/18/2020-3/18/2021

Sidewalks & Inspection Management (SIM) Division

Assistant City Highway Repairer - Seasonal Positions 458620 Assistant City Highway Repairer All Boroughs 2/22/2021-3/7/2021
Assistant City Highway Repairer - Seasonal Positions 458577 Assistant City Highway Repairer All Boroughs 2/22/2021-3/7/2021


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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