Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Recruit Various Apprentices

SYRACUSE, NY (readMedia)– The Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local Union # 2 (Syracuse), will conduct a recruitment from June 3, 2010 through May 5, 2011 for five bricklayer, mason, plasterer apprentices; five pointer, caulker, and cleaner apprentices; and five tile, marble and terrazzo finisher apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner announced today.

Applications can be obtained at the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union #2, 7705 Maltlage Drive, Liverpool, NY, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. the first Thursday of each month during the recruitment period (except on holidays, when there will be no recruitment).

The committee requires that applicants:

* Must be at least 18 years old.

* Must at least have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).

* Must be physically able to perform the work required, which includes the ability to lift 50-100 lbs.

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

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

* Must be a six month resident of Local #2’s geographic jurisdiction, which includes the 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 the New York State Department of Labor office located nearest their home or Local Union # 2 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.