The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) hires temporary snow laborers to remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and other locations throughout the City.


You can register to be a snow laborer if you are:

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

In addition, you are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.

Snow removal laborer registration is currently closed. Information about the next registration period will be available in the fall.

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