Careers with DFS
New York State offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package. The Department of Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. For general information about employment with New York State and how to apply for a Civil Service Examination, visit the Department of Civil Service.
Executive Order No. 161 ensures pay equity for applicants for employment by prohibiting state entities from asking for the salary history of prospective employees. This precludes the State from requesting the salary, wages, benefits and other forms of payment an applicant for employment might have received from a former employer. More information can be found on the GOER website.
The vacancy announcements (when available) are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
|Announcement||Business Unit/Division||Office Location(s)||Closing Date|
|Cybersecurity||Albany or NYC||01/18/2022|
|External Affairs & Strategy||Albany or NYC||02/01/2022|
|Office of General Counsel||Albany or NYC||01/20/2022|
|Office of General Counsel||NYC||01/25/2022|
|Research and Innovation||NYC||01/25/2022|
Our Office of General Counsel employs staff attorneys engaged in evaluating and preparing insurance-related legislation and litigation. The complexities of insurance law have required the development of a specialized staff of attorneys with a thorough knowledge of the law and related statutes. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited law school with an LLB or JD degree and/or be eligible to take the New York State Bar examination. If you are in your senior year at an accredited law school, you may apply within two months of the date of your anticipated graduation. We consider applications continuously for all levels of the Attorney title series. Appointments are made from the Civil Service "Legal Specialties" eligible list.
- Legal Specialties list (Civil Service Website)