The North Atlantic States Carpenters Training Fund will conduct a recruitment from June 6, 2023 through June 5, 2024 for five Linoleum, Resilient Tile and Carpet Layer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.
Applications are available online at www.nasctf.org during the recruitment period. Applications can only be obtained and submitted online. Applicants who do not have internet access may visit their local library or nearest New York State Department of Labor Career Center dol.ny.gov/career-centers) when open.
Interested candidates must attend an in-person information session prior to submitting an electronic application. Please select location nearest to you. In-person information sessions are given the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period, at the following NASCTF locations:
- Albany: 16 Corporate Circle, Albany, NY 12203
- Rochester: 21 Jetview Drive, Rochester, NY 14624
- Rock Tavern: 52 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY 12575
- Syracuse: 6920 Princeton Court, Syracuse, NY 13212
- Buffalo: 1000 N. Blossom Road, Elma, NY 14059
- Horseheads: 181 Latta Brook Industrial Park Road, Horseheads, NY 14845
Information session at Jamestown: 65 E. Main Street, Falconer, NY 14733 is held at 4:00 p.m. sharp.
If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the information session will occur at the second Monday of that month at 6:00 p.m. Please note, spaces are limited, and filled on a first come, first served basis. At the conclusion of the information session, a passcode will be given which is required to complete an online application. If any assistance is needed for completing the online application, please contact the NASCTF at (585) 436-1110 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All applications must be received no later than June 5, 2024.
The Committee requires that applicants:
- Must be at least 17 years old.
- Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required at time of application.
- Must attest in writing that they are physically able to perform the work of a Linoleum, Resilient Tile and Carpet Layer apprentice, which may include:
- Working with stationary and portable hand and power tools.
- Standing and stooping for prolonged periods of time.
- Working in all types of weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.
- Performing constant repetitive motions.
- Lifting/Holding items that weigh a minimum of 50 lbs.
- Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship. If applicant tests positive, they cannot reapply for one year.
- Must be willing to attend required classes at the approved school.
- Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel to and from various job sites (in counties listed below) and required classes at the approved school.
- Must live in the geographical jurisdiction, which includes all New York State counties excluding: Nassau, Suffolk, the counties of the five boroughs of New York (Kings, Bronx, Queens, New York and Richmond), Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, and specific towns in Orange County: Arden, Central Valley, Congers, Craigsville, Eagle Valley, Fort Montgomery, Garnerville, Harriman, Hempstead, Highland Mills, Kiryas Joel, Ladentow, Merriewold Lake, Mountain Lodge, Mountainville, Mount Ivy, Oxford Depot, Pomona Heights, Pomonu, Salisbury Mills, Sloatsburg, Southfields, Sterling Forest, Stony Point, Sugar Loa, Summit Park, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Tuxedo Park, Washingtonville, West Haverstraw, Willow Grove
- Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.
For further information, applicants should contact North Atlantic States Carpenters Training Fund at (585) 436-1110. Additional job search assistance can be obtained at your local New York State Department of Labor Career Center (see: dol.ny.gov/career-centers)
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.