Plumbers Recruit Apprentices
The Plumbers Local Union #200 Joint Apprenticeship Committee will conduct recruitment from May 3, 2010 through April 18, 2011 for eighteen plumber apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner announced today.
Applicants can be obtained at the Local Union #200, 375 Central Avenue, Bohemia, NY from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the first and third Monday’s of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. The applications must be filled out by the applicant at the address listed above.
The committee requires that applicants: Must be at least 18 years old. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be physically able to do the work required, as determined by a signed affidavit attesting to their ability to perform the required work. Must posses a valid NYS driver’s license to drive company vehicles. Must provide for transportation to and from job sites. Must purchase text material for use in related instruction classes as required. Must be a resident of Nassau or Suffolk Counties for a period of six months prior to application. Upon acceptance, applicant must be willing to submit a drug test at the expense of the JAC. Must attend an interview and provide a transcript copy of high school diploma or equivalent.
For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor Office or may contact the Local Union #200 at 631-567-3083.
Apprentice programs register with the Department of Labor must see 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 martial 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.