Job Opportunities

Welcome to the Department of Environmental Protection’s career opportunities page. DEP offers competitive positions in a supportive work environment with great employee benefits. Our agency is unique in that we offer positions throughout the five boroughs, as well as the watershed region in Upstate New York.

Non-City Employees

Candidates who are not currently City employees may review DEP’s current vacancies and apply through the NYC Careers portal by clicking on the links below.

Current DEP and/or City Employees

Please apply for all positions through NYCAPS Employee Self Service (ESS). Be aware that the job vacancies listed below are for positions open to external candidates. To view all vacancies, including internal-only opportunities, please access ESS.

Civil Service Exams

Civil service law requires that candidates for most NYC jobs take and pass an exam before they can be hired. Visit the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ OASys portal to view the tentative annual exam schedule and register for exams.

DEP’s current career opportunities are listed below. Please review the open positions and apply accordingly.

Executive Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Executive Director, In-House Design Administrative Project Manager M4 Queens 10/1/2018–Until Filled

Career Opportunities

Business Title Civil Service Title Location Posting Period
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Queens 5/10/2019–5/23/2019
Section Chief, Process Research and Development Administrative Engineer M2 Queens 5/9/2019–5/23/2019
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 5/8/2019–Until Filled
Optimization Specialist Associate Project Manager Queens 5/8/2019–5/22/2019
Associate Water Use Inspector Associate Water Use Inspector III Bronx 5/7/2019–Until Filled
Water Use Inspector Water Use Inspector II Bronx 5/7/2019–Until Filled
Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Supervisor (Watershed Maintenance) I Valhalla, NY 5/7/2019–6/6/2019
Surveyor Surveyor 1B Olivebridge, NY 5/7/2019–6/6/2019
Wastewater Plant Operator Watershed Maintainer Grand Gorge, NY 5/7/2019–6/6/2019
Chief, Construction Management Administrative Engineer M2 Queens 5/7/2019–5/20/2019
Record Management Officer Associate Public Records Officer Queens 5/6/2019–Until Filled
Bureau Energy Manager City Research Scientist II Queens 5/1/2019–Until Filled
In-House EHSO Industrial Hygienist Queens 5/1/2019–Until Filled
Associate Chemist Associate Chemist I Hawthorne, NY 5/1/2019–5/31/2019
Community Supplies Engineer Civil Engineer Intern Valhalla, NY 5/1/2019–5/31/2019
Instrumentation Specialist II Instrumentation Specialist II Queens 5/1/2019–5/31/2019
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 4/25/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Queens 4/25/2019–Until Filled
Chief of Regulatory Strategy Administrative Project Manager Queens 4/25/2019–5/8/2019
EEO Investigations & Training Liaison Agency Attorney I Queens 4/23/2019–Until Filled
Policy Advisor City Research Scientist II Manhattan 4/23/2019–Until Filled
Section Chief, Bluebelt Maintenance Administrative Project Manager M1 Queens 4/23/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Civil Engineer Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Associate Project Manager III Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Asbestos Enforcement Inspector Industrial Hygienist I Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
EEO Investigator Specialist Agency Attorney Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Ecological Services Project Manager City Research Scientist Queens 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Office Engineer Construction Project Manager Kingston, NY 4/22/2019–Until Filled
Mariner Mariner Wards Island, NY 4/22/2019–5/6/2019
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 4/15/2019–Until Filled
Division Chief of Engineering Administrative Engineer M3 Queens 4/15/2019–Until Filled
Project Engineer, Arterial Highway Project Manager Queens 4/15/2019–Until Filled
Project Manager Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 4/15/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineer Civil Engineer II Valhalla, NY 4/12/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineer Civil Engineer III Valhalla, NY 4/12/2019–Until Filled
Electrician Electrician Shokan, NY 4/12/2019–Until Filled
Project Manager, Residential Septic Systems Project Manager Downsville, NY 4/12/2019–Until Filled
Associate Staff Analyst Associate Staff Analyst Valhalla, NY 4/10/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Accountable Engineer M2 Queens 4/3/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Civil Engineer III Queens 4/3/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Environmental Engineer III Queens 4/3/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager/Resident Engineer Environmental Engineer Olivebridge, NY 4/3/2019–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Staten Island 4/3/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Administrative Project Manager M2 Queens 3/28/2019–Until Filled
Agency Counsel Agency Attorney III Queens 3/28/2019–Until Filled
Agency Counsel Agency Attorney I Queens 3/28/2019–Until Filled
Agency Counsel Agency Attorney I Queens 3/28/2019–Until Filled
Design Lead Civil Engineer III Queens 3/26/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Resident Engineer/ Senior Inspector Associate Project Manager Valhalla, NY 3/21/2019–Until Filled
Assistant General Counsel Agency Attorney Manhattan 3/20/2019–Until Filled
Payment Analyst Procurement Analyst II Queens 3/20/2019–Until Filled
Director of Upstate Operations Adm Manager Non-Mgrl M1/M2 Kingston, NY 3/14/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Civil Engineer Queens 3/11/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 3/11/2019–Until Filled
Chief of Financial Operations Administrative Accountantant (NM) Queens 3/11/2019–Until Filled
Environmental Health & Safety Regional Manager Associate Project Manager III Valhalla, NY 3/11/2019–Until Filled
Training & Certification Supervisor Industrial Hygienist II Queens 3/11/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Project Manager Assistant Project Manager Queens 3/4/2019–Until Filled
Staten Island Bluebelt Construction Performance Monitor Construction Project Manager Queens 2/28/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Environmental Engineer Assistant Environmental Engineer Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Environmental Engineer Assistant Environmental Engineer Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Mechanical Engineer Assistant Mechanical Engineer Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Community Assistant Community Assistant Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Community Associate Community Associate Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Construction Project Manager Construction Project Manager Brooklyn 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Mechanical Engineering Intern Mechanical Engineering Intern Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Permit Manager Scientist (Water Ecology) Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Senior Construction Manager Construction Project Manager Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Special Enforcement Counsel Executive Agency Counsel Queens 2/27/2019–Until Filled
Clerical Assistant (Part-time) Clerical Associate I Queens 2/25/2019–Until Filled
Community Outreach Coordinator, Sustainability Programs Community Coordinator Queens 2/25/2019–Until Filled
Section Chief, Plan Review Administrative Construction Queens 2/14/2019–Until Filled
Budget Analyst Project Manager Queens 2/11/2019–Until Filled
Executive Program Manager Administrative Construction Queens 2/11/2019–Until Filled
Executive Program Manager Administrative Project Manager M3 Queens 2/11/2019–Until Filled
Associate Chemist I Associate Chemist I Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Executive Program Manager Administrative Engineer M3 Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Economist I Economist I Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Green Infrastructure Engineer Civil Engineer Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Instrumentation Specialist I Instrumentation Specialist I Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Senior Construction Manager Construction Project Manager Queens 2/8/2019–Until Filled
Digital Media Assistant Graphic Artist Queens 2/4/2019–Until Filled
EHS Program Manager Administrative Project Manager Queens 2/4/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineering Intern Civil Engineering Intern Queens 1/31/2019–Until Filled
Engineering Technician I Engineering Technician I Queens 1/31/2019–Until Filled
Associate Public Health Sanitarian I Associate Public Health Sanitarian I Queens 1/29/2019–Until Filled
Gardener Gardener Brooklyn 1/29/2019–Until Filled
Public Health Sanitarian II Public Health Sanitarian II Queens 1/29/2019–Until Filled
Trades Manager Superintendent of Water and Sewer Brooklyn 1/29/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Civil Engineer Assistant Civil Engineer Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer II Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineer II Civil Engineer II Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Civil Engineer III Civil Engineer III Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Deputy Director of Capital Budget Administrative Project Manager Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Machinist Machinist Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Scientist (Water Ecology) Scientist (Water Ecology) II Brooklyn 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Stationary Engineer (Electric) Stationary Engineer (Electric) Citywide 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Supervisor, Construction & Performance Civil Engineer Staten Island 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Supervisor, Sewer Resilience Planning Civil Engineer Queens 1/24/2019–Until Filled
Assistant Environmental Engineer Assistant Environmental Engineer Queens 1/16/2019–Until Filled
EHS Program Manager Administrative Project Manager Valhalla, NY 1/16/2019–Until Filled
Machinist’s Helper Machinist’s Helper Queens 1/16/2019–Until Filled
Machinist’s Helper Machinist’s Helper Brookylyn 1/16/2019–Until Filled
Accountable Manager Administrative Engineer M2 Queens 1/15/2019–Until Filled
Forestry Program Manager Administrative Project Manager Kingston, NY 1/15/2019–Until Filled
Industrial Hygienist Industrial Hygienist II Queens 1/15/2019–Until Filled

DEP is an equal opportunity employer (Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran) with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. For inquiries regarding career opportunities with DEP, please email Recruit@dep.nyc.gov