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.

Pay Equity

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.

Vacancy Announcements

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

Announcement Business Unit/Division Office Location(s) Closing Date

Supervising Risk Management Specialist, SG-31

Capital Markets NYC 01/21/2022

Financial Services Specialist 4 (Cyber Security), SG-27

Cybersecurity Albany or NYC 01/18/2022

Administrative Specialist 1, SG-18

External Affairs & Strategy Albany or NYC 02/01/2022

Information Technology Specialist 3, SG-23

Information Technology NYC 01/28/2022

Senior Attorney, SG-25

Insurance Health Albany 01/31/2022

Assistant Counsel (Associate Attorney), NS

Office of General Counsel Albany or NYC 01/20/2022

Director Financial Services Programs 2, SG-33

Office of General Counsel NYC 01/25/2022

Senior Attorney, SG-25

Producers NYC 01/31/2022

Financial Services Specialist 2 (Policy Analysis), SG-23

Research and Innovation NYC 01/25/2022

Financial Service Examiner 1, SG 18

Various Multiple Locations 01/26/2022


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.

Actuary (Health, Life, Casualty)