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Employment Opportunities

About Employment Opportunities

The New York State Department of Public Service offers exciting employment opportunities for a wide range of professions, including lawyers, administrative law judges, auditors, call center operators, engineers, economists, financial analysts, utility analysts, consumer specialists, and administrative roles, to name just a few. The Department staff assist the Public Service Commission in fulfilling its statutory mission of ensuring safe and reliable utility service at just and reasonable rates. The Department offers employees many benefits, which may include, but are not limited to: comprehensive health insurance program for its employees and their families, retirement benefits, tuition assistance, telecommuting, and alternative work schedules.  

Interested in employment with the Department of Public Service? Complete the form below to be notified of future job openings!

DPS Employment interest Form

NEW YORK STATE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

All Current DPS Job Postings

If you are interested in exploring employment opportunities with the Department of Public Service, a listing of current vacancies can be found on the StateJobsNY website. The majority of jobs at the Department are filled through the competitive civil service examination process, while a smaller portion of positions are open to all applicants who meet established minimum qualifications for the position. Visit the DPS Jobs page for special exams and positions.

Employment in New York State

Information on employment in New York State, as well as upcoming examinations, can be found on the New York State Department of Civil Service website.

Career Opportunities for Engineers

Engineers at the Department of Public Service provide technical expertise on matters involving the planning, design, maintenance, operations, reliability, and expansion of utility services and their infrastructure in furtherance of achieving the Department’s mission and the clean energy objectives of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, including that 70 percent of the State’s electricity be generated by renewable energy by 2030. Engineering opportunities are available in the electrical, environmental, gas pipeline safety, mechanical, and chemical fields. Visit this Department of Civil Service page for information on the Engineering Continuous Recruitment Examination, and to apply for an Engineering position.

Internship Opportunities at DPS

The Department of Public Service provides exciting opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable experience in their course of study, perform rewarding and meaningful work, and interact with government leaders and policymakers in furtherance of its mission and the implementation of a green energy economy at just and reasonable rates. Internship opportunities, when available, will be posted on this page and can also be found on the New New York Leaders Student Intern Portal.

Current Internship Opportunities

Climate Corps Internship - Clean Energy Planning & Development

Climate Corps Internship - Evaluation, Measurement & Verification

Climate Corps Internship - Disadvantaged Communities

Climate Corps Internship - Data Cyber Security & Privacy

Internship - Office of Rates & Tariffs