The Department of City Planning (DCP) is New York City’s primary land use agency and is instrumental in designing the City’s physical and socioeconomic framework. DCP’s ambition is to make all of New York a better place to live, to maintain what works and improve what doesn’t. In this section you will find information for new hires, about employment opportunities and programs at DCP.
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Employment Opportunities

  1. 535050: Associate Planner (Bronx Borough Office)
  2. 533507: Director of Bronx Borough Office (Bronx Borough Office)
  3. 532999: Bronx Borough Planner (Bronx Borough Office)
  4. 523049: Office Manager (Bronx Borough Office)
  5. 533503: Director of Brooklyn Borough Office (Brooklyn Borough Office)
  6. 531718: Borough Planner (Brooklyn Borough Office) - 4 positions available
  7. 531763: Junior Urban Designer (Brooklyn Borough Office)
  8. 531773: Assistant Borough Planner (Brooklyn Borough Office)
  9. 529632: Senior Borough Planner (Brooklyn Borough Office)
  10. 537339: Associate Counsel (Counsel Office)
  11. 535427: Associate Counsel (Counsel Office)
  12. 535751: Researcher and FOIL eDiscovery Specialist (Counsel Office)
  13. 534964: Housing Planner (Housing and Economic Development Division)
  14. 524919: EARD Team Leader (Environmental Review Division)
  15. 533269: Agency Chief Contract Officer (Fiscal Division)
  16. 534964: Housing Planner (Housing and Economic Development Division)
  17. 534863: Human Resources Generalist (Human Capital Division)
  18. 532548: Human Capital Analyst (Human Capital Division)
  19. 524103: Payroll Specialist (Human Capital Division)
  20. 537116: Senior Data Engineer (Information Technology Division - Enterprise Data Management)
  21. 537091: Associate Software Engineer (Information Technology Division - Digital Services)
  22. 537084: Associate GIS Specialist (Information Technology Division - Enterprise Data Management - GIS)
  23. 537071: IT Service Support Technician (Information Technology Division - PCNS IT Services)
  24. 533846: Chief Information Officer (Information Technology Division)
  25. 532011: Software Engineer (Information Technology Division - Digital Servcies)
  26. 530704: Product Management Team Lead (Information Technology Division)
  27. 531798: Product Manager (Information Technology Division)
  28. 534973: POPS Program Planner (Manhattan Borough Office)
  29. 530065: Borough Planner (Manhattan Borough Office)
  30. 528492: Assistant Borough Planner (Manhattan Borough Office)
  31. 533436: Senior Analyst (Planning Support)
  32. 530723: Planning Support Analyst (Planning Support)
  33. 535051: Geographic Analyst (Population Division)
  34. 526955: Senior Lead Urban Designer (Queens Borough Office)
  35. 532859: Assistant Borough Planner (Queens Borough Office)
  36. 532854: Junior Urban Designer (Queens Borough Office)
  37. 532842: Borough Planner (Queens Borough Office)
  38. 534383: Director of Staten Island Borough Office (Staten Island Borough Office)
  39. 531780: Borough Planner (Staten Island Borough Office)
  40. 532897: Senior Zoning Specialist (Technical Review Division) - 3 positions available
  41. 534408: Zoning Urban Designer (Zoning Division)
  42. 534391: Zoning Planner (Zoning Division)
  43. 534389: Zoning Planner (Zoning Division)

Internship Program

There are currently no internships available at this time.

Benefits for City Employees

  • Pension Plan (The New York City Employees' Retirement System)
  • Health Benefits
  • Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • 401(k) and 457(k) Retirement Savings Programs
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Opportunity for Scholarship
  • Paid Holidays and Annual Leave
  • College Savings Program
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

New Hires

Congratulations on being considered for employment with the New York City Department of City Planning!

Please refer to the list of New Hire forms found below. These New Hire forms are required to be completed prior to your scheduled processing appointment. The completed forms, along with the required documentation, will be reviewed by Human Capital on your processing appointment date.

Please do not resign from your current employment until you have received notification from the agency to commence employment.

New Hire Processing Checklist


Please note:
A processing fee is paid by an employee in the form of a payroll deduction in connection with appointments (new hires) or change in title/status without a competitive examination. This includes appointments to Non-Competitive, Exempt, and Labor class positions, and to Unclassified Service positions as well as provisional appointments, transfers, title changes and reinstatements. The fee will be based on the minimum of the salary range of the title being sought (regardless of appointment level). The processing fee will be deducted from your first or second payroll check.  Please see the processing fee schedule below.

Salary Processing Fee
Under $30,000 $40
$30,000 – 34,999 $47
$35,000 – 39,999 $54
$40,000 – 44,999 $61
$45,000 – 62,999 $68
$63,000 – 69,999 $82
$70,000 – 74,999 $85
$75,000 – 79,999 $88
$80,000 – 89,000 $91
$89,001 – 99,999 $96
$100,000 & over $101

EEO & Diversity

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What We Do

Our Mission: To plan for the future of New york City. Read more about City Planning...