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New York State Department of Labor

AMENDED: THIS RECRUITMENT IS ONLINE ONLY - OFFICES CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Recruit Apprentices

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Yorkville, NY (February 14, 2020) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2 (Utica), will conduct a recruitment from March 10, 2020 through February 9, 2021 for five Bricklayer, Mason, and Plasterer apprentices and five Pointer, Caulker, and Cleaner apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications may be obtained at Whitestone Association of American Veterans, 174 Whitesboro Street, Yorkville, NY, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. If the second Tuesday of the month falls on a holiday, there will be no recruitment that month. For additional information, or to request an application, applicants may call (315) 622-2081. Applications should be returned by mail to: Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers JATC #2 (Utica), 302 Centre Drive, Albany, NY 12203.

Applications are only available online during the recruitment period at http://www.BAC2NYVT.org.

Applications must be received no later than February 16, 2021.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must be physically able to lift 50-100 pounds.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from job sites and required classes at the approved school.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in order to operate company vehicles.
  • Must be a resident, for at least six months, within the geographic jurisdiction of Local Union #2 (Utica) , which includes the following counties: 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 JATC for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2 (Utica) at (315) 622-2081. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: https://www.labor.ny.gov/career-center-locator/location-list-all.php).

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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