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New York State Department of Labor

Roofers Recruit Apprentices

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Hauppauge, NY (September 06, 2017) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers, Local Union #154, will conduct a recruitment from October 10, 2017 through October 04, 2018 for five roofer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained from Local Union #154, 370 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Suite 1 Rear, Hauppauge, NY, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications must be received no later than October 04, 2018.

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 work and related instruction.
  • Must submit to a physical at the expense of the sponsor.   
  • Must reside within the jurisdiction of Local Union #154 at the time of application. This includes Nassau and Suffolk counties.
  • Must provide DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #154 at (631) 435-0655.

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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