Aug 20, 2021 | News Story

District Council 9 Opens New Recruitment Drive; 500 Applications Available

District Council 9 is beginning its recruitment process for Painter, Decorator and Paperhanger apprentices on Tuesday, August 24. The application period runs to through Tuesday, September 7. DC9 is accepting 500 applications for apprenticeship training.

Five-hundred applications will be handed out, in person, at the DC 9 Finishing Trades Institute of New York training facility on a first come, first served basis, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at the Finishing Trades Institute of New York located at 45-15 36th Street, Long Island City.

“As New York transitions into a post-pandemic era, District Council 9 is preparing the next generation of highly skilled workers to take part in our state’s rebuilding efforts,” said Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer Joseph Azzopardi. “We see our apprentices as the future of the industry, and we’re proud that our apprenticeship programs help create a pathway to rewarding, family-sustaining careers.” Click here for more information and eligibility requirements.