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City Seasonal Aide

Maintenance and janitorial with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Employment Type and Schedule Temporary

Salary $15.45 per hour

Work Location Bronx

Last Updated Last updated on Aug 31, 2022

Description Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Bureau of Water Supply (BWS) is seeking to hire eight (8) City Seasonal Aides for a 6-month duration. Under direct and close supervision, the City Seasonal Aides will perform the following tasks:

  • Removal of litter on an ongoing basis around DEP facilities, lands and fence lines.
  • Vegetative management and weeding on 112 acres DEP managed properties.
  • Removal of brush from frontages and along fence lines.
  • Graffiti removal from structures and walls.
  • Repaint perimeter fences and gates.
  • Cut grass at the Croton Filtration Plant and Jerome Park Reservoir.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a 6-month position and the assigned work location will be in the Bronx.

(This is a brief description of what you might do in this position and does not include all the duties of this position.)

Requirements Requirements

While there are no formal education or experience requirements, certain programs may require such standards. Good physical condition is required for certain programs.

Preferred Skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Ability to Follow Instructions
  • Good Physical Endurance