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Specialty Recruitments Scheduled

Dock Builder, Floor Coverer, Millwright, High Rise Concrete and Cabinet Maker Apprentice Recruitment Scheduled

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a continuous recruitment from July 12, 2017 to June 13, 2018 for the specialty trades of: Cabinet Maker, Floor Coverer, Dock Builder & Timbermen and Millwrights. Recruitment for the High-Rise Concrete specialty trade will continue through November 8th, 2017.

Applications will be available at the NYCDCC Training Center, 395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance), New York City, NY, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., on the Second Wednesday of every month, during the recruitment period, excluding December 13th, 2017 and January 10th, 2018. There will be no admittance after 7:30 a.m.  Only the applicant will be allowed to pick up an application and must have an accompanying Government-Issued Picture Identification Card.  Applications will be available from 7:00am to 7:30am ONLY.  The CTC will distribute as many applications as possible in the given time frame. If the applicant does not have a valid ID, they will not be given an application.  Once the application is obtained, the applicant must mail in the original completed application and any required documents, which must be post-marked within five (5) business days of original receipt of application.  If an application is returned late or incomplete, the applicant will be disqualified from entrance into the apprenticeship program.

 

Applicants who completed their application properly and which have been received on time, will be mailed a letter stating such and will remain on file until the demand for specific trade apprentices is anticipated. Once apprentices are needed, applicants who are selected will be mailed a letter to attend an initial applicant orientation. Applicants must arrive on time, or they will be disqualified from further consideration into the program. At the conclusion of the orientation, applicants will be scheduled for a personal interview at a future date and will be provided with an instruction sheet which will include a list of original documents that will be required if they are accepted into the program. Applicants who do not arrive on time to their scheduled personal interview, will be disqualified from further consideration into the apprenticeship program.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of offered employment.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must 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 indenture. Applicants that do not pass the substance abuse screening will be notified and disqualified from further consideration.
  • Must provide proof of any trade-related experience, certification, or education, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • 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 indenture.
  • Must have access and proof of a reliable means of transportation (Cabinet Makers, Dock Builders/Timbermen, Millwrights, Floor Coverers), at time of application.
  • Must provide military discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

 

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or the NYC District Council of Carpenters JATC at (212) 727-2224 or check these websites: www.labor.ny.gov, www.nycdistrictcouncil.com, www.nyccarpenterstrainingcenter.org

 

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

 

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Apprenticeship Journeyman Retraining Educational & Industry Fund School admits students of any race, creed, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, arrest records, or genetic predisposition (G.I.N.A.) to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, arrest records, or genetic predisposition (G.I.N.A.) in administration of its educational policies, admissions, policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.