City Laborer


The Department of Transportation is hiring one (1) City Laborer who will report to the Facilities Management unit. Under supervision, the City Laborer will perform common unskilled labor requiring physical strength in the support of maintenance functions on the city's elevated infrastructure. They will moves, lift and carry items of various weight and sizes. The candidate may be required to operate motor vehicles in connection with the performance of duties. The candidate may also uses hand and power tools and performs other related duties.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position.
2. There are certain medical and physical requirements.
License Requirements
Possession of a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York.
Preferred Skills
The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who should be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.
Additional Information
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
To Apply
All resumes are to be submitted electronically.

Current City Employees:
Please log into Employee Self Service (ESS) at https://hrb.nycaps.nycnet, follow the Careers link and search for Job ID number 405910.

All other applicants:
Please go to and search for Job ID Number 405910.

If you do not have access to a personal computer:
Please visit your local public library. Most public libraries have computers available for use.

No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.
Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
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Work Location
55 Water St Ny Ny
Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.