IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT INFORMATION ON YOUR APPLICATION

This application is to assist in the process of referring you to employers for possible employment.  Certain information requested on the application is private, that is, it may be released only to you or to government agencies.

All other information on this application is public; that is, it may be given to anyone for any purpose.

Social Security Number

Social Security Number is used to distinguish you from all other applicants and to make processing more efficient.  You are not legally obligated to provide it.  If you do not provide your ss# than you will be assigned an ID number in order to insure that your records will not be confused with other applicants.

Name and Address

Name and Address are used to send you notices .  You are legally obligated to provide them.  Failure to provide this information will result in rejection of your application.

Phone Number

Phone number is used to contact you to set up tour and determine availability for an interview.  You are not legally obligated to provide it.  If you do not provide your phone number than we may not be able to employ you in certain jobs where you may be required to come to work on short notice.

Sex/Race/Ethnic Group/Handicapped Status

This information is used to be able to make Equal Opportunity reports as required by law and to provide affirmative action in apprenticeship.  You are not legally obligated to provide it.  If you do not provide your this information than we will not be able to determine whether our selection processes result in unfair discrimination or to take affirmative action in our hiring.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

  • You should be aware that in this construction trade, you must travel to various construction projects located within numerous countries covered by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee’s jurisdiction.  You must have reliable means of transportation to travel to these projects.
  • A requirement of this or any registered apprentice program is attendance of at least 144 hours per year of related training outside your normal working hours.  You will be required to attend these related training classes without monetary compensation
  • Employment in this trade may not be full time and there may be periods of unemployment due to weather, economic conditions and other circumstances.
  • Apprentices start at a percentage of the journeyman rate and receive periodic increases. These increases are not automatic but depend on the progress made by the apprentice in on-the-job training and related training.
  • This occupation could involve the lifting of heavy objects, working in confined spaces and high places.
  • When an offer of employment has been made, the applicant may be required to submit to a physical examination which may include drug testing.

APPRENTICESHIP APPLICATION

Application for apprenticeship
  • For your protection please only provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
  • Applications accepted at 17 years old
  • You will be asked for a copy of your DD214 at a later date
  • *Disability/handicapped is defined as “a handicapping which substantially limits one of life’s major activities such as walking, caring for yourself, seeing, hearing, speaking, performing manual tasks, breathing, learning, working”. DO NOT answer “yes” to this question if, for example, you have visual problems corrected by glasses.
  • You will be asked for a copy of your DL at a later date
  • Minimum education level in order to apply is GED. You will be asked for a copy of this at a later date.
  • Please upload a copy of your resume to provide further details including your employment history. If you do not have a resume, you will be asked to provide employment history by email
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    • By submitting this Application, I authorize the Board of Trustees of the Cement Masons, Plasterers & Shophands Journeyman and Apprentice Training Trust Fund and its designated staff and representatives to conduct inquiries into any job-related information I provide. This includes, but is not limited to, records maintained by an educational institution regarding academic performance; i.e. transcripts. Additionally, I hereby release the Board of Trustees of the the Cement Masons, Plasterers & Shophands Journeyman and Apprentice Training Trust Fund and its designated staff and representatives from all liability arising from the request of information relating to the verification of the information you provide. I declare that all information on this Application is true and complete. I acknowledge that I have read and understood the contents of this Application.