DSNY Emergency Snow Laborers


The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is currently signing up Emergency Snow Laborers for this upcoming winter to help shovel snow. Snow Laborers will help shovel; bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants and step streets. Below is an excerpt from the DSNY press release:

“The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that starting today, people interested in working as emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season should register at their local Sanitation garage. Snow laborers are per-diem workers who shovel snow and clear ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants and step streets in the City after heavy snowfalls.

Individuals interested in registering with the DSNY can do so weekdays between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. The list of garage locations can be found at www.nyc.gov/dsny and in the list below. Snow laborers will be paid $15 per hour, and $22.50 per hour after 40 hours are worked in a week.”

You can check the location of your local Sanitation garage by visiting our Districts page or by visiting the Department of Sanitation website.

When signing up be sure to bring with you the following:

  1. Two small photos (1 1/2 square).
  2. Original and copy of two forms of identification.
  3. Social Security Card.

To see a full copy of the press release please click here.

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