NYC Careers - Queens, NY
$381 a day

The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) is an integral part of the City’s evolving criminal justice system, participating in reform initiatives and strategies aimed to move the City towards a smaller jail system without compromising public safety. The DOC is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our employees, visitors, volunteers, and people in our custody. Importantly, safe jails enable DOC to provide people in custody with the tools and opportunities they need to successfully re-enter their communities. The DOC operates facilities and court commands across the five boroughs with more than 9,500 diverse professionals and knowledgeable experts

The DOC is seeking Bricklayers whose tasks will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Laying bricks or masonry units in the particular bond specified for walls and partitions.
  • Working with refractory and insulating units for boiler settings and combustion chambers.
  • Fireproofing block arching, terra cotta cutting and setting.
  • Constructing brick masonry sewers and manholes.
  • Estimating materials required for small jobs.
  • Keepings job and other records.
  • Reading and following plans and specifications.
  • May supervise assigned personnel
Minimum Qual Requirements Education and Experience Requirements: By the last day of the Application Period you must have:

1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience as a Bricklayer; or

2. At least three years of experience as described in “1" above and sufficient bricklayer apprentice experience or training in the bricklaying field acquired in an approved trade, technical or vocational high school to make up the equivalent of the remaining required experience. Six months of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of the above experience or training. Additional Information The City of New York offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance for the employee and his/her spouse or domestic partner and unemancipated children under age 26, union benefits such as dental and vision coverage, paid annual leave and sick leave, paid holidays, a pension, and optional savings and pre-tax programs such as Deferred Compensation, IRA, and a flexible spending account. To Apply For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - and search
for Job ID# 537725
For all other applicants: Go to and search for Job ID# 537725
Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.
Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 55-a Program This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program. Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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