32BJ Training Career Services is here to provide assistance to eligible 32BJ members looking for growth in the Building Services industry.
If you are an eligible member, we can help you with the following:
- Planning and Timeline - Choose a Career Track and develop an action plan
- Resumes and Cover Letters - Improve your career documents to help you better market your skills to employers
- Making Connections - Find a mentor and search for trade organizations to make possible industry contacts
- Job Search - Start your journey to a new career
- Interviewing - Develop your Interviewing Skills
Elizabeth “Liz” Fergus serves as the 32BJ Training Career Services Advisor and works primarily with members who are interested in moving up within the Building Services industry. She started with 32BJ Training Fund in January of 2018, offering career expertise based on her diverse background in Social & Career Services. Please call or email to have Liz come to your upcoming meeting, or to schedule one on one consultations.
25 West 18th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10011
T: (212) 388-3143
FAQ for Members:
Who is eligible to use career services?
Training-eligible 32BJ members in the NYC metro area.
Is there a confidentiality policy?
Yes. Respecting the privacy of our members and of the 32BJ Training Fund itself is a basic value of 32BJ Training. Personal and educational information is confidential and should not be disclosed or discussed with anyone without permission or authorization from the member. Care shall also be taken to ensure that unauthorized individuals do not overhear any discussion of confidential information and that documents containing confidential information are not left in the open or inadvertently shared.
Is career services a hiring hall?
No, Career Services is not a hiring hall and therefore does not provide recruits to employers who have a collective bargaining agreement with 32BJ. Employers hire candidates directly and if hired, they can then join the union (and take classes at the Training Fund after their waiting period is over).
Where can I find information about salaries in our industry?
Please consult the 32BJ contract site for the latest salary information: http://www.seiu32bj.org/contracts/
Can my child/spouse come for a session?
No, Career Services is only available for eligible members of Local 32BJ.
What are some good internet sites I can use to locate employment?
Sign up for an appointment and I’ll help you search these sites for positions and provide more industry specific job search tips.
How do I get information on writing resumes and cover letters?
Sign up for an appointment to critique your resume and cover letter.
FAQ For Employers
Can I search resumes of active members on your website?
Unfortunately, we do not have a resume database. In the future this feature may be added to the 32BJ Training Career Center.
Can I refer a member to your service?
Yes, you can suggest that a member contact our career adviser to set up an appointment.
Are your candidates pre-screened?
Candidates are active 32BJ members with some level of building experience, however they are not screened for any additional criteria.