Snow Removal Employment

You can register as a temporary snow laborer to remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and other locations throughout the City starting on the third Monday in October through March 15th. To register, go in person to a Sanitation Garage or a Department of Transportation Garage, Monday through Saturday between 7 AM and 3 PM, except on City holidays.

You must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Able to perform heavy physical labor

You must bring with you:

  • Two small photos (1.5 inch square). The photos must be the same style as those used for a passport.
  • Social security card
  • Two forms of identification (original and copy). Examples include:
    • Driver license
    • Passport
    • School photo ID
    • IDNYC card

Pay is $13.50 per hour and increases to $20.25 per hour after working 40 hours a week. Payment is made by check and normally takes about 4 to 6 weeks, but can take up to 12 weeks.