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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.

Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT:  Carpenters Training Center

POSITION PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to perform an assortment of administrative duties along with special assignments at the Carpenters Training Center.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the electric signage, which includes creating and maintaining all templates, playlists and pictures.  Create and upload all of the upcoming events and announcement displays that are posted on the signage display and schedule when all displays and announcements will be shown.
  • Research and prepare demographic studies for Board of Trustee, Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, and/or Executive Leadership Committee meetings.
  • Responsible for Carpenters Training Center web presence, which includes maintenance of the Carpenters Training Center’s website and Facebook page; post photos, updates, meetings, events, important announcements, job postings, etc.
  • Designated contact person for the Local 1556 Divers in order to schedule them for specialty classes at the Carpenters Training Center, Carpenters International Training Facility, or any other offsite training facility. Input and maintain all of their offsite certifications.
  • Input all offsite certifications such as welding, Certificates of Fitness, or any other certificate received outside of the Carpenters Training Center.
  • Register members and instructors for classes, conferences, or meetings at the Carpenters International Training Facility in Las Vegas and request their dorm room stays and travel.
  • Schedule specialty apprentices into their mandatory classes.
  • Assist all members with questions or concerns that they may have about their hours, classes, certifications, level, status, place on wait list, expiration dates, etc.  Print out their master reports as needed; assist with registration for classes and stand-by options.
  • Assist with the scheduling of new applicant orientations.
  • Execute re-rates and upgrades for students; confirm status and member level for contractors, students and locals; type 104 letters, upgrade letters, good standing letters, attending class letters, etc., on an as needed basis.
  • Issue extensions or terminations notifications for apprentices when necessary.
  • Resolve all scheduling conflicts in apprentice classes and reschedule as necessary.
  • In coordination with the Director, ensure all apprentices abide by the new rules and regulations of the Carpenters Training Center and are scheduled and complete all necessary courses.
  • Prepare and disperse robo calls, text messages and emails for certain classes.
  • Create flyers for upcoming events and announcements at the Carpenters Training Center and distributing accordingly.
  • Act as a Carpenters Training Center liaison for company specialty training classes.
  • Take photos at events; print, distribute or display them as necessary.
  • Maintain members email addresses so they can be notified of their class schedules.
  • Photocopy pamphlets, books, information packets, schedules and applications.
  • Assist any other employee or supervisor as needed.

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 2-5 year administrative experience.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems.
  • Skilled in TRAIN preferred.
  • Proficient with photo altering and enhancing programs such as Paint, PhotoFiltre, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in AMX Inspired Signage Xpress and Bright Author Signage preferred.

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.

Instructor

DEPARTMENT:  Carpenters Training Center         

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center is seeking a fulltime instructor with a minimum of 10-15 years’ work experience with knowledge of means and materials used by commercial carpenters in New York City.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and present program of practical and technical instruction on carpentry principles, means and methods, including demonstrations of skills required in trade, and lectures on theory, techniques, and terminology. Plan and supervise work of apprentices, individually or in small groups. Observe apprentices and answer apprentice questions.
  • Instruct apprentices in subject areas such as tool and equipment maintenance, building codes and regulations and safety precautions related to carpentry.
  • Instruct journey level members, implementing course material, and maintaining cohesive multi-level group dynamics.
  • Maintain inventory and equipment records within assigned classroom and work space.
  • Assure that all students abide by the guidelines, policies and rules and regulations as set by the Carpenters Training Center.
  • Test and evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and trade skills.
  • Maintain attendance records, and task sheets. Add new projects in coordination with administration including any new products or technologies new to the market.
  • Recommend or suggest changes for the improvement of the training program.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of training theory and its practical application.
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of commercial construction in NYC.
  • Skilled in prioritizing and assigning work; preparing reports; adapting instruction to meet individual needs.
  • Willing to and possesses the ability to be cross trained in all areas in commercial carpentry and health and safety courses.
  • Strong ability for speaking in public.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Prior trade instruction is a plus.
  • Must be willing to attend training classes at the UBC ITC in Las Vegas.
  • Must be willing to travel/fly to training destinations as needed to maintain certifications.
  • Successfully complete practical evaluation.

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.

Welfare Associate

Department: Welfare

Position Reports to: Welfare Manager

The Welfare Associate is responsible for the administration of the Funds’ Insurance programs and assists all eligible members and dependents regarding their Welfare benefits coverage. The position includes daily communication with members and dependents via telephone, in person and in writing, as required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Administers retiree premiums and dependent information
  • Reviews relevant forms and documents for accuracy and completion
  • Requests missing information as necessary to complete enrollments
  • Determines coverage by examining Fund records
  • Reviews and processes retiree and member eligibility
  • Updates and maintains member information in database
  • Assists members and retirees with eligibility and enrollment
  • Ensures proper enrollment with third party vendors
  • Assists with inquiries from members and eligible dependents concerning claims issues
  • Tracks the eligibility dates of dependents

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, telephonic and written communication skills
  • Familiar with health and welfare claims processing (ICD-9, HCFA coding)
  • Enjoys being an individual contributor and a team-player
  • Experience working with multiple, complex benefit plans including union plans
  • Working knowledge of ERISA and related amendments as well as HIPAA
  • Able to prioritize, organize and work efficiently, complete tasks with deadlines, transition from task-to-task and maintain focus
  • Detail-oriented and have an ability to troubleshoot
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook

NYCCBF offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. The Fund Office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. M/F/D/V Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to resume@nyccbf.org.