Carpenters Recruit Apprentices (2)

SYRACUSE, NY(readMedia)– The Empire State Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local Union # 747 (Syracuse) will conduct a recruitment from February 2, 2012 through January 3, 2013 for ten carpenter apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained at the Carpenters Local Union # 747 JATC School, 3247 Vickery Road, North Syracuse, NY from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.

The Committee requires that applicants:

∙ Must be at least 18 years old.

∙ Must have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D).

∙ Must be physically able to perform the work required as determined by the applicant attesting to the required qualifications as listed on the Apprentice Application.

∙ Must have reliable transportation to and from work and school.

∙ If applicant is a Veteran, a copy of DD 214 is required after an offer of employment or indenture is made.

∙ Must reside within one of the following Counties: St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, Onondaga, Herkimer, Madison and Oneida.

∙ Must take UBC qualifying test.

∙ Must take drug test provided by the Apprentice Program, upon acceptance and paid for by the JATC.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or may contact the Local Union # 747 at 315-455-5797.

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.