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Every day, the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters fights to preserve the rights of carpenters, dockbuilders, divers, timbermen, floorcoverers, millwrights, cabinetmakers, and individuals working in industrial shops in the New York City area. We work hard to ensure that individuals in these trades work in safe environments and get the salaries and benefits they deserve and need to support themselves and their families. We rely on the dedication and hard work of our employees to make this happen. This is why working at the District Council is a cause, and not just a job.

Positions available to the general public are posted below. We are seeking dedicated, passionate, knowledgeable people to help us protect workers in our city. We welcome your application and thank you for your interest in the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters.

All applications submitted, requests for information, and other position related inquiries should be emailed to recruiting@nycdistrictcouncil.org.

Our latest job posting:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

DEPARTMENT: Carpenters Training Center
REPORTS TO: Director of Training
DIRECT REPORTS: Instructional, Maintenance and Administrative staff

POSITION PURPOSE:
To assist the Director of Training in maintaining the integrity of the Training Center in providing the best training for all apprentices and journey-level members. Responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the full time and part-time instructors and manage the day-to-day functions of the Training Center.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Responsible for all apprentice class scheduling to ensure graduation in four years.
• Supervise the administrative staff concerning maintaining apprentice records and schedules.
• Supervise, schedule and evaluate instructional staff.
• With the Director, coordinate curriculum development.
• Oversee and approve educational and material ordering and usage.
• Schedule all trade specific training; Local 825 and Local 15 for Rigging, Dockbuilder/Timberman, ITC Millwright training.
• Oversee/coordinate projects including specific District Council events, 4th year Apprentice Contest, and community volunteer projects.
• Develop vendor relationships with tool manufacturers and suppliers to enhance training and secure donation of tools/materials.
• Develop programs and seminars to introduce cutting edge developments in the construction industry (tools/materials/methods) being used in the field to our apprentices.
• Participate in the selection process of all new apprentices.
• Schedule instructor training sessions at the International Training Center in Las Vegas and special classes for signatory contractors.
• Schedule and give tours of the Training Center to pre-apprentice groups and high schools.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Represent Training Center at Eastern Seaboard Apprenticeship Conference, attend Department of Labor State Apprenticeship Council meetings as directed by Director.
• Work in conjunction with the Director of Training to develop new programs, trainings and educational opportunities for the membership.

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION:
• Minimum of a High School Diploma.
• Experienced journey-level carpenter.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of apprenticeship and skills training programs.
• Experience teaching in an apprenticeship or skills training environment a plus.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Good communication and organizational skills.
• Ability to handle multiple projects and activities at once.
• Ability to effectively delegate tasks.

NYCCBF offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. The Funds are an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, disability or genetic information. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to resume@nyccbf.org.