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January 27, 2023
Binghamton, NY

Roofers Local #203 JAC

Roofers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC) for Roofers Local Union #203, will conduct a recruitment from February 1, 2023 through January 31, 2024 for six Roofer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained at the Roofers Local Union #203 JAC, 32 West State Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 206, Binghamton, NY 13901 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Completed applications must be mailed to: Roofers Local Union #203 JAC, 32 West State Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 206, Binghamton, NY 13901. All applications must be received no later than January 31, 2024.

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 sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a Roofer, which may include, but not limited to:
    • Working with sharp objects, hazardous machinery, and possible exposure to loud noises and respiratory irritants.
    • Prolonged standing, walking, and kneeling.
    • Repetitive squatting and bending.
    • Working in extreme temperatures and all-weather conditions.
    • Lifting and moving heavy objects and equipment.
    • Working from ladders and scaffolds at extreme heights.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and required classes at the approved school
  • Must provide DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, if applicable, after selection and prior to enrollment in apprenticeship.

For further information, applicants should contact Roofers Local Union #203 JAC, at (607) 722-4073. 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.