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Community Hiring

HireNYC: Construction Careers

The City of New York is committed to helping New Yorkers start careers in the building and construction trade unions.

High Rise Concrete Carpenters Recruiting Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the High Rise Concrete Carpenters of NYC is recruiting apprentices between February 10 and November 10, 2021. To apply, you must pick up an application in person. Applications are available on the second Wednesday of every month from 7–7:30am at:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center
395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance), New York, NY 10014

Only the applicant can get an application. To receive an application, you must provide a government-issued picture ID.

For more information, visit the NY State Department of Labor website or call (212) 727-2224.

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union #1 Recruiting Apprentices

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers are starting a recruitment period for five Bricklayer-Mason apprentices.

The application and affidavits are available online for 24 hours a day on these dates:

  • January 29
  • February 26
  • March 26
  • April 30
  • May 28
  • June 25
  • September 24
  • October 29
  • November 19
  • December 21

You must print applications and affidavits, fill them out completely, sign them, and return them by mail with a copy of your High School diploma or High School equivalency diploma such as TASC or GED. Mail them to:

International Masonry Institute, 12-07 44th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 17, 2021.

For more information, visit the NY State Department of Labor website or call (718) 706-9294.

Working for the City

There are many ways to find opportunities in New York City government.

Search current openings in NYC government.


Civil Service Exams


Most jobs with the City of New York require that you take and pass a test. This test is known as a Civil Service Exam.  Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the exams being offered are only ones you can take online.

Exam Fees and Waivers

You have to pay a fee to take any exam. However, some New Yorkers—including veterans, people receiving public assistance or Unemployment Insurance benefits, and others— are eligible for a fee waiver. Learn more about fee waivers.

Skill Building

Construction Site Safety Training Program

Workers at many construction job sites in New York City will be required to have 40 hours of safety training by March 1, 2021. The Construction Site Safety Training Program provides the required Site Safety Training for NYC residents who are 18 years or older and new to the construction industry.

Green City Force Service Corp

Green City Force prepares NYCHA residents for sustainable career pathways. Participants get trained while serving NYC public housing communities. To join the program, you must meet all these requirements:

  • Currently live in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development
  • Have a GED or High School diploma
  • Be between the ages of 18-24
  • Be a US citizen or have legal resident status
  • NOT have a bachelor’s degree

Information sessions are available every Tuesday at 2pm until March 2. To sign up for a session, call 646-622-6778 or email You can also submit an online pre-application.

We Speak NYC

We Speak NYC offers free weekly English conversation classes for intermediate level learners. Join a class to meet new people, learn about New York City services and resources, and practice speaking English!

Classes run from: Sunday, January 31st — Saturday, April 10th

Register online to participate in one of the 20 reoccurring daily classes.



Career Exploration

Career Discovery NYC

Career Discovery NYC is a centralized resource to assist New Yorkers with career discovery and training. The portal provides online, no-cost trainings that prepare New Yorkers with the necessary skills to pursue a pathway for an in-demand career. It helps New Yorkers:

  • Explore: Learn about a new career that’s in demand, including skill requirements and salary expectations.
  • Discover: Take introductory courses to help you decide if a specific career is a good fit for you.
  • Prepare: Spend more time practicing what you’ve learned to gain comfort and familiarity with those skills.
  • Train: Apply to training programs that can lead you to a new career.

You can also learn where to get low-cost or free internet access and support services.

Career Discovery NYC is currently available for tech careers. Careers in healthcare, industrial and manufacturing, and media will be added in the fall.

Learn more about Career Discovery NYC.


Resources for Veterans

If you’re a Veteran looking for a job in New York City, visit Empire Vets to find featured job postings. The site can also help you find jobs based on your military rank and experience.



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