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DSNY Calling in Pre-Registered Emergency Snow Laborers to Clean Bus Stops, Crosswalks, Fire Hydrants and Step Streets

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | Vito A. Turso/Belinda A. Mager

Press Release # 14-11, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation is calling in pre-registered emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and step streets throughout the City. Those who have pre-registered should report to the garage listed on their ID card on Thursday, February 6 at 8 a.m.

Individuals interested in registering can do so at their local district DSNY garage between 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rate of pay begins at $12 per hour, and increases to $18 after the first 40 hours. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be eligible to work in the United States, and capable of performing heavy physical labor.

All applicants must bring:

• Two small photos (1 ½ square)

• Original and copy of two forms of identification

• Social Security card

The list of garage locations can be found at

For more information on how to register to become an emergency snow laborer, call 311.