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Upcoming Event

Department of Design and Construction Job Fair

March 18, 2015  9 AM - 3 PM
30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York

Build New York City

With more than 3,800 completed public building and infrastructure projects, our portfolio shows no signs of slowing down. That's why we need you. As the City's primary capital construction project manager, our 1200-strong staff builds the civic facilities New Yorkers use every day, providing communities with new or renovated firehouses, libraries, police precincts, senior centers, parks, plazas, and more. We also deliver vital roadway, sewer, and water main construction projects in all five boroughs.

Build Your Career

With more than 50 positions available, DDC is hiring entry-level applicants with bachelor's or master's degrees. Individuals who will graduate in January or June 2016 are welcome. Fields of study we are considering include:
  • Architecture
  • Architectural technology
  • Landscape architecture
  • Construction engineering
  • Construction technology
  • Construction management
  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Structural engineering (including bridge design)
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Engineering technology
  • Sustainability
  • LEED
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Some positions require a valid driver's license. Please bring ten copies of your resume.
For more information download our flyer.

Build A Better Life

Strong employees help build a stronger New York City. As you think about your career path, consider many benefits that we offer.

  • Pension plans
  • Retirement savings programs
  • Health benefits
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Prescription drugs program
  • Flexible spending program
  • College savings plan
  • Generous paid holidays, annual leave and sick leave
  • Training and professional development
  • Mentoring program
  • City employee discounts

Our 35-hour workweek also encourages a healthy work-life balance. Located in Long Island City, our offices are convenient to most public transportation and are within walking distance to local gyms, coffee shops, and restaurants.

You can easily access career information, apply for jobs, or learn about civil service exams by visiting If you are a college student majoring in architecture or engineering and interested in participating in DDC's Summer Internship Program, applications will be posted on our website in January. We offer an extraordinary array of jobs for design and construction professionals.

Building your career also means strengthening your professional partnerships and having educational opportunities available to enhance your skills. DDC offers professional accreditations and memberships, and holds monthly workshops, classes, and seminars to further your knowledge and career.

Building Our Values

Mayor de Blasio counts on us to shape a safe, just, and culturally diverse metropolis. To build an equitable city, we focus on equitable hiring practices and pride ourselves on our values of urgency, responsiveness, service, collaboration, and mentorship. These values guide the way we work and position us as the preeminent civic design and construction agency in the United State.

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