About Us

Our proud Local 983 members work in a variety of job titles and at different levels.

This is just a brief description of who we are and how our more than three thousand members, both full-time and seasonal, help make this city run.

We Work As:

Asbestos Handlers, Assistant City Highway Repairers, City Seasonal Aides, Associate Park Service Workers, Motor Vehicle Operators, Traffic Enforcement Agents - level 3 & 4, Urban Park Rangers, Associate Urban Park Rangers, and High Pressure Plant Tenders.

We Work In

  • Department of Parks and Recreation,
  • Police Department,
  • Department of Transportation,
  • Health and Hospitals Corporation,
  • The CUNY Senior and Community Colleges,
  • Fire Department,
  • Administration for Children's Services,
  • Department of Social Services,
  • Department of Homeless Services,
  • Department of Corrections,
  • Department of Employment,
  • Financial Information Service Agency,
  • Department of Youth and Community Development,
  • Community Boards in the Bronx and Queens,
  • Office of Economic Development,
  • Housing Preservation and Development,
  • Department of Health,
  • Department of Environmental Protection,
  • Department of Sanitation,
  • Department of Design and Construction,
  • Department of Records and Information Services,
  • Department of Consumer Affairs,
  • Department of Citywide Administrative Services,
  • District Attorney Queens County,
  • Housing Authority,
  • Transit Authority,
  • Board of Education and the
  • Department of Finance and others.

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