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February 23, 2024

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

Whitestone, NY (January 9, 2024) - The Local 1010 Pavers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, will conduct a limited recruitment from March 25, 2024 through April 5, 2024 for 12 Skilled Construction Craft Laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications must be obtained and submitted in person at the Local 1010 Pavers JATC, 17-20 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 302, Whitestone NY 11357, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. This is a limited-application recruitment. Only 80 applications will be distributed, on a first-come, first-serve basis. The recruitment will be offered for 10 business days or until 80 applications have been issued, whichever comes first.

Applications will need to be returned, in person, to Local 1010 JAC at the above address by no later than 1:00 p.m. on April 12, 2024.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be able to physically able to perform the work required of a Skilled Construction Craft Laborer and endure strenuous exertion and exposure to the elements.
  • Must be tested for the minimum physical condition at the time and place of personal submission of the completed application form by the applicant.
  • Must appear for physical evaluation which consists of:
    • Wheeling a wheelbarrow loaded with 150 pounds to a flat distance of 300 feet.
    • Lifting a 90-pound cement bag and carrying to a distance of 100 feet.
    • Carrying framing wood for a distance of 100 feet.
    • Digging a one-square-foot hole to a depth of one foot, and mixing sand and  cement as instructed.

For further information, applicants should contact Local 1010 Pavers Joint Apprenticeship Committee at (718) 886-3310. 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.

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