Careers with DFS

General Information

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 #161

On January 11, 2017, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 161 entitled Ensuring Pay Equity by State Employers. The Executive Order can be viewed at: Executive Order Link. More information about the Executive Order can be found on the GOER website.


Vacancy Announcements

The vacancy announcements (when available) are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

Announcement Business Unit Office Location(s) Closing Date
Deputy Superintendent of Cybersecurity Supervision, NS Cybersecurity Division New York City December 17, 2019
Director of Cyber Intelligence Unit, NS Cybersecurity Division New York City December 16, 2019
Counsel to Cybersecurity Division, NS Cybersecurity Division New York City December 16, 2019
General Counsel Executive New York City December 31, 2019
Information Security Officer Executive New York City January 5, 2020
Contract Management Specialist 1, SG-18 Financial Management Albany December 24, 2019
Human Resources Specialist 2 (Labor Relations), SG-23 Human Resources Management Albany December 15, 2019
Deputy Superintendent for Life Bureau Insurance New York City December 31, 2019
Banking Regulatory Attorney, NS Office of General Counsel New York City December 23, 2019
Financial Technology Attorney, NS Office of General Counsel New York City December 23, 2019
Privacy Attorney, NS Office of General Counsel New York City December 23, 2019
Assistant Deputy Superintendent for Property Bureau Property Bureau New York City December 31, 2019
Director Financial Services Programs 3, NS Research & Innovation New York City December 16, 2019
Administrative Specialist 1, SG-18 Research & Innovation New York City December 19, 2019
Deputy Superintendent for Virtual Currency, NS Research & Innovation New York City December 31, 2019
Virtual Currency Supervision Analyst Research & Innovation New York City January 6, 2020
Virtual Currency Application Analyst, NS Research & Innovation New York City January 6, 2020

Internships

Various Business Units


Attorney

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.


Actuary (Health, Life, Casualty)