Sunday, December 13, 2009

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices -ROCK TAVERN, NY

ROCK TAVERN, NY (12/01/2009)(readMedia)-- The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee Local Union #19 will conduct a recruitment from December 1, 2009 through November 30, 2010 for five carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.

Applications must apply in person at Local Union #19, 52 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Be at least 17 years old.
  • Be a high school graduate or have a general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) as recognized by local school authorities-transcript required from the school.
  • Be physically able to perform the work required as determined by the Carpenters Apprenticeship School.
  • Must be a resident of Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan or Ulster counties for at least six months and provide proof of residency.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and Joint Apprentice Committee School.
  • Must take an employment drug test at an approved facility at the committee's expense.
  • Be willing to join the union and sign and comply with an indenture agreement if accepted for the program.
  • Must take Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee Entry Math Test.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or may contact the Local Union #19 at 845-567-1810.

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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