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. 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:

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  • 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 $15 per hour and increases to $22.50 per hour after working 40 hours a week. Payment is made by check and normally takes about 4 to 6 weeks, but it can take up to 12 weeks.

Source: Snow Removal Employment | City of New York