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What is District Council 9?

For over a hundred years, District Council 9 has provided the highest quality, innovative workmanship combined with cutting edge technology and technique. Our entire workforce undergoes continuing education programs to ensure that our skills match the latest design models.

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DC9 Main Office
45 West 14th Street
Phone: 212-255-2950
Fax 212-255-1151

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District Council 9 is committed to executing the highest quality, innovative workmanship combined with cutting edge technology and technique. We also value service to our community, leadership that is accessible to our members, as well as safety and training for our members.

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percent women and minorities in our apprenticeship programs.


families provided with a pathway to the middle class.


apprenticeship programs offered - one for each of our trades.

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Fun fact during #FleetWeekNYC: Apprentices with @DC9_IUPAT Local 806 get to use the historic USS Intrepid when training for bridge painting. Check it out!

The IUPAT Frank “Bud” Raftery Scholarship is now accepting submissions! Children or dependents of IUPAT members are eligible to apply. All applicants must submit an essay on a topic selected by the IUPAT Scholarship Committee. Learn more and apply today:


The Environmental Protection Fund invests in projects that support climate change mitigation efforts, promote sustainable agriculture, protect our water sources, advance conservation efforts, and provide recreational opportunities for New Yorkers.

June 3 is the last day to mail in your voter registration to vote in the first NY primary election. Your application must be postmarked no later than June 3 and be received no later than June 8. Send in your application today!


DC 9 is conducting apprenticeship recruitment for Metal Refinishers. Applications will be offered in-person for 10 days or until 500 applications have been issued – first-come, first-served. Like and share to spread the word!


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Thank you DC 9 members, workers on essential projects and to all essential workers working throughout this crisis! Working families everywhere continue to step up when they're called upon to do their ... See more

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Upcoming Metal Refinisher Recruitment

District Council 9 Finishing Trades Institute of New York will conduct a recruitment beginning May 20, 2022 for Metal Refinisher apprentices for [...]