NEW YORK – The City of New York has already opened applications for those interested in working during the winter season in emergency situations to clear snow or ice, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced Monday.
What is the job of emergency snow workers?
Emergency snow workers are day laborers who clear snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and sidewalks after heavy snowfall.
What are the requirements to apply for the job?
- Snow workers must be at least 18 years old.
- Meet the requirements to work in the United States.
- Be able to perform heavy physical work.
- Additionally, candidates must have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with two doses received, if applicable, within 45 days of the first dose.
What documents do I need to apply for the job?
All applicants must bring the following items at the time of registration:
- Two small photos (1 ½ square).
- Original and copy of two forms of identification.
- Social security card.
- COVID-19 vaccination test.
What is the salary?
Pay starts at $ 15 an hour and increases to $ 22.50 an hour after the first 40 hours worked in a week.
How can I register for the application appointment?
To better allow for physical distancing and follow COVID-related protocols, those interested in being snow workers should sign up for a 15-minute application appointment at nyc.gov/snow O here. Registration appointments are held in the 59 garages of the Sanitation Department.
Prospective snow workers must wear a face mask during the registration appointment. Applicants should not attend the appointment if they have any symptoms of COVID-19.