State, carpenters union announce search for carpenter apprentices
The state and New York City carpenters union announced Wednesday that applications are being accepted for apprentices in a variety of positions.
The recruitment period will span from Sept. 14 this year through Aug. 9, 2023, through the partnership between the New York State Department of Labor and Carpenters JATCY Of New York City and Vicinity.
Recruitment is open for 25 carpenter (piledriver/dock building) apprentices; 20 linoleum, resilient tile, and carpet layer apprentices; 10 cabinet maker apprentices; and 10 millwright apprentices.
If interested in applying, applications must be obtained in person at the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center at 395 Hudson St. on the second Wednesday of each month between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. with provided a government-issued picture.
The requirements for applicants are as follows:
• Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
• Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
• Mus be physically able to perform the work of the trade without posing a direct threat to the safety of themselves or others.
• Must pass a substance abuse screening, at the expense of the sponsor, within 48 hours of selection and prior to the enrollment in apprenticeship.
• Must provide proof of any trade-related experience, certification, or education, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
• Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States. Proof will be required after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
• Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.
• Must provide DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
For further information, applicants should contact the Carpenters JATC of New York City and Vicinity at (212) 727-2224, or at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center.