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Make Money Shoveling Snow for the City After the Storm

By  Nicole Levy and Julia Bottles | January 21, 2016 4:27pm | Updated on March 14, 2017 12:14pm

 You could make $15 an hour helping the city clear crosswalks, bus stops and hydrants after the big snow storm Thursday.
You could make $15 an hour helping the city clear crosswalks, bus stops and hydrants after the big snow storm Thursday.
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NYC Department of Sanitation

After an icy storm whipped through New York City Tuesday morning, the city's Department of Sanitation is asking New Yorkers to register to help shovel snow — and make money while doing it.

Commissioner Kathryn Garcia called for temporary laborers to register to help with ice and snow removal at a press conference just after noon Tuesday.

If you decide to heed the city's call — and you can resist the temptation of working from home while binge-watching your Netflix — you'll be able to register at one of these garages in your borough, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m:

• Flatbush Yard, 2900 Flatbush Ave. (at Floyd Bennett Field), Marine Park
• Bronx Yard, Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (at Van Cortlandt Park), Riverdale
• Kew Loop Yard, 78-88 Park Drive East, Flushing
• Harper Street Yard, 32-11 Harper St., Flushing

The program pays $15 an hour for the first 40 hours of work. It pays laborers $22.25 per hour after they work 40 hours in one week.

To register, you'll need to be at least 18 years old, eligible to work in the U.S., and, of course, able to perform heavy manual labor.

You'll have to bring two passport-sized photos (1.5 by 1.5 inches), your social security card, and both originals and a copy of two other forms of identification.