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Sandy Hook Pilots Association Apprenticeship Program Now Accepting Applications

The Board of Commissioners of Pilots of the State of New York and the New Jersey Maritime & Docking Pilot Commission are seeking applicants for the state maritime pilot apprenticeship program with the United New York and New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots' Benevolent Association. The program, which is a prerequisite to a ship pilot's license in either state, is open to any United States citizen not less than the age of 18 and not more than 27 by April 15, 2018, who can meet certain physical requirements and has attained a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution by June 30, 2018.  Full details on the program and the requirements will be included with the application form.  

Such form may be obtained without charge by writing to: Sandy Hook Pilot's Association, 201 Edgewater Street, Staten Island, New York, 10305 or by emailing shpa1694@gmail.com

Applications shall be filed by mail at the above address no later than Arpil 15, 2018.  A scheduled test will be conducted by an independent testing entity to evaluate all applicants.  A testing fee will be required.  Selection of apprentices, as needed will be made from a ranked certified list of qualified applicants authorized and maintained by the State Pilot Boards for a two year period.

Select of applicants shall be made on the basis of qualifications including standards set forth in the applicable Navigation Law and Regulations (and amendments) of the States of New York and New Jersey without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, in full accordance with the objective standards which permit review, after full and fair opportunity for application.  This program shall be operated on a non-discriminatory basis.