Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Local 281 (Elmira), are recruiting apprentices

Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.

News from New York State Department of Labor
For more information contact: The Sponsor at 607-739-4685.

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

ELMIRA, NY (12/08/2008; 0000)(readMedia)-- The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Local 281 (Elmira), will conduct recruitment from December 10, 2008 through November 18, 2009 for ten carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.

Applications will be available at the local, 181 Industrial Park Road, Horseheads, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the second and third Wednesday of each month during the recruitment period.

The committee requires that applicants:

Be at least 18 years old.
Have a high school or general equivalency diploma -- transcript of courses and grades must be provided after acceptance for the program.
When indentured, provide a notarized affidavit attesting to their physical ability to do the work which includes being able to lift 50 pounds, work at heights off scaffolding, work in extreme heat and cold and other trade specific conditions.
Have reliable transportation to and from various job sites in south central New York.
Pass a drug test, at the committee's expense, at the time of employment.
Be able and willing to attend related instructions for four one-week periods at an Empire State Carpenters Regional Training Facility.
Take a math and measurement computation test at time of application.
For further information, applicants should contact the New York State Department of Labor office located nearest their home or the local at 607-739-4685.

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.


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