Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Recruit Apprentices -Multiple County

The Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union # 2 (Oswego), will conduct a recruitment from September 6, 2012 through August 1, 2013 for two bricklayer-mason-plasterer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today.

Applications can be obtained at the Bricklayers Local #2 (Oswego), 7705 Maltlage Drive, Liverpool, NY from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, excluding legal holidays (no recruitment will be held during that month), during the recruitment period. All applications must be received no later than August 8, 2013. Applicants can call (315) 622-2081 to request an application or additional information.

The Committee requires that applicants:

Must be at least 18 years old.

Must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Must be physically able to perform the work, as determined by ability to lift 50-100 lbs.

Must have reliable transportation to and from job sites and related instruction classes.

Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate company vehicles.

Must be a six-month resident of Local Union #2’s geographic jurisdiction: counties of Hamilton, Montgomery, Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Essex, Franklin, Warren, Washington, Clinton, Columbia, Greene, Schoharie, Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Lewis, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #2 (Oswego) at (315) 622-2081.

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.