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New York State Department of Labor

Painters Recruit Apprentices

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Wappingers Falls, NY (January 14, 2020) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for The Finishing Trades Institute of New York at Wappingers Falls, will conduct a recruitment from January 23, 2020 through January 21, 2021 for five Painter, Decorator and Paperhanger apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Please note that the five openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for four recruitment regions, the Capital District, Hudson Valley, Mohawk Valley, and North Country regions of the state.

Applications can be obtained at Finishing Trades Institute of New York at 21 Airport Drive, Wappingers Falls, NY from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday, 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 a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and required classes at the approved school.

For further information, applicants should contact JATC for the Finishing Trades Institute of New York at (845) 473-0564. 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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