02/09/17 1:49pm
Snow Removal Job

It’s unclear if you get to keep the vest. Probably not. Via Facebook

The weather outside is frightful, and the subways may still be functioning but there’s no reason you should stop cuddling your radiator and go outside for extended periods right now except … could it be? … a bad weather-dependent contract job paying up to $22.50 an hour.

The city is currently looking for temporary snow laborers to remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, and fire hydrants. Eligibility requirements are simple: be 18 or older, be able to legally work in the U.S., and be able to perform “heavy physical labor.” (more…)

11/08/11 11:16am

There's no business like snow business

Seasonal employment doesn’t have to mean folding rejected 2 Broke Girls outfits at Urban Outfitters. You could instead get a gig as one of those folks who rescue the city after a big snow. The Local reports the city’s Department of Sanitation is hiring emergency laborers who can be called on to help clear roads and sidewalks. The pay ain’t bad: $12/hour (about what your average Trader Joe’s employee makes, FYI) and goes up to $18/hour for overtime. It looks like there will be plenty of work too: ye olde almanac says we’re due for above-average snow this year. Find out how to apply here.