Benefits


City employees may enjoy the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plans
  • Annual Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • WageWorks Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Discounts
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Care
  • Medical/Hospitalization Coverage

Employees choose from twelve (12) health care plans to best meet their individual and family needs; and vested full-time employees keep their health benefits in retirement.


Retirement Planning

Employees’ retirement benefits are often their most valuable asset. Our employees may enroll in the NYCERS pension plan, the largest retirement system in New York City, while benefitting from other deferred compensation plans, including the 401(k), 457 and Roth 401(k).


Educational Opportunities

Continue to develop and improve your professional skills, or master new skills through Buildings University – our in-house educational development unit. We offer hundreds of classes to Buildings staff. We provide technical certifications for inspectors; continuing education credits for architects, attorneys, and engineers; and professional development guidance for staffers.


Employee Discounts

City employees enjoy discounts on products and services, including:

  • Gym memberships
  • Cell phone service
  • Apple computer products
  • Dell Computer products
  • Theater and movie tickets
  • CityStore merchandise

Join our Team! Visit our Job Postings page to view available positions and submit your resume through NYC Careers – the City of New York’s official government jobs site where you can obtain general career information and view and apply to specific jobs and/or civil service exams.


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