The NYS Dept of Labor site has 3 apprentice openings in NYC this month posted:
New York City
- Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Laborer's Local #78 01/09/2008 12/08/2008
- Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers JATC #1 09/28/2007 02/29/2008
- Construction & General Building Laborers Local #79 02/25/2008 02/27/2008
There are four more apprenticeship openings in the Long Island area
Long Island Region
- General Building Laborer's #66 Training Fund 10/15/2007 10/29/2008
- International Union of Operating Engineers #138, 138A, 138B 10/02/2007 03/27/2008
- Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship & Training 01/21/2008 01/23/2009
- Plumbers Local #200 JAC 11/05/2007 04/21/2008
NY City Jobs
Also to note, you have 2 more days to apply for NYC Bus Operator, which has a top pay of around $27 an hour. There is also tests for Police and Corrections opened continuously. You can view the recent job applications at The Department of Citywide Administrative Services website.
Heres a page at NYC.gov on working for NYC
You can also view more apprentice opportunities in New York by visiting the NYSDOL website
Opportunities for women in construction
For information on opportunities for women, please visit the Nontraditional Employment for Women web site at www.new-nyc.org.
Employment help for returning veterans
Veterans can also find a warehouse of employment related services via the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Of America website in the resource area. Heres their job help section:
Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA is a national non-profit organization, which provides career placement assistance to disabled veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Our mission is to be the bridge to a fullfilling career for our heroes to ensure they have the opportunity to enjoy teh freedoms they fought to preserve.
RecruitMilitary was founded in February 1998 and quickly became a leader in the use of contingency search to place transitioning and veteran personnel in positions in corporate America. RecruitMilitary established its reputation on the basis of unparalleled service, attention to detail in all activities, and perhaps most important, great choices for both its job candidates and its employer clients.
Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats provides the best career opportunities in building and construction trade to those who have earned the nation's support through their years of service and sacrifice, easing the difficult passage into civilian life for military families.
ESGR: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
Guardsmen and Reservists have the right to return to their civilian jobs following their service. National Guardsmen and Reservists who think their employers have acted unfairly -- for instance, if they believe they were fired because of their military service -- should contact the ESGR.
Find out more about starting and running a veteran-owned business.
Veteran Job Search at Military.com
Search over 100,000 job postings online.
The Recovery and Employment Assistance Lifelines initiative is a joint project of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Bethesda Naval Medical Center and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. It will create a seamless, personalized assistance network to ensure that seriously wounded and injured service members who cannot return to active duty are trained for rewarding new careers in the private sector.
Career Command Post
CCP specializes in bringing transitioning active duty military personnel and armed forces veterans together with civilian employers hiring for executive, managerial, professional, technical, skilled and semi-skilled positions, from the Military Transition Group, Inc.
A great site for veterans and transitioning military personnel and their family members. Job openings for all levels and types of jobs. You can search for jobs (by type, keyword, and location), as well as post your resume sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Free to job-seekers.
Veterans seeking employment opportunities can use this free site to search for jobs, get help writing a great resume, and find out how military skills translate into occupational skills. Employers can also use this site to post job openings.