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Employment Opportunities

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A job posting may be kept on this website past its application deadline if the position has not been filled.

Positions Available at the Agency

  1. 430346: Borough Planner (Queens Office)
  2. 438945: Team Leader (Technical Review Division)
  3. 438896: Associate Zoning Specialist (Technical Review Division)
  4. 438661: Legislative Analyst, Mayor's Office of City Legislative Affairs (Executive Office)
  5. 437630: Senior Program Manager (Capital Planning Division)
  6. 437523: Researcher and FOIL eDiscovery Specialist (Counsel's Office)
  7. 436303: Associate Counsel (Counsel's Office)
  8. 436350: Analyst (Capital Planning)
  9. 435866: Senior Economist (Housing Economic Development)
  10. 436340: Special Assistant to the Executive Director (Executive Office)
  11. 435475: Interaction Designer (Information Technology / Planning Labs)
  12. 429938: Junior Software Engineer (Information Technology / Citywide GEO)
  13. 431685: Urban Designer (Staten Island Borough Office)
  14. 433054: Temporary Part-time Operation Assistant (Operation Division)
  15. 432679: Temporary POPS Program Specialist (Manhattan Borough Office)
  16. 432674: Borough Planner 2 (Manhattan Division)
  17. 432677: POPS Program Specialist 1 (Manhattan Borough Office)
  18. 422118: Program Manager (Planning Coordination)
  19. 422095: Assistant Urban Designer (Bronx Borough Office)
  20. 430354: Borough Planner (Queens Borough Office)
  21. 379378: Assistant Counsel (Counsel's Office)

Internship Program

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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.

SalaryProcessing 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

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