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Occupations
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) report, the Greening of the World of Work.

Green Career Categories
Higher Demand Occupations = Higher Demand Occupations
These occupations already exist but are expanding due to increased demand for green goods and services. See a List

Changing Skill Occupations = Changing Skill Occupations 
These occupations already exist but their skill requirements are changing in response to green trends. See a List 

New Green Occupations = New Green Occupations
These occupations are brand new and emerging due to green trends. See a List

Education and Training
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on the link next to an occupation to view long-term or short-term training options in your area for that occupation.

Certifications
A certification is issued by an external organization to show that a person has attained a certain level of skill in a particular area. Some employers require certifications in certain occupations. Click on the check mark next to an occupation to learn about certifications in that occupation.

Licenses
Some occupations require licenses. License requirements vary by state. Click on the check mark to find out if your state requires a license for that occupation.

  
  

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Higher Demand OccupationsBoilermakersLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsElectrical EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical Power-Line Installers and RepairersLong-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsEnergy AuditorsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsEnergy EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsFinancial AnalystsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsGeneral and Operations ManagersBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Changing Skill OccupationsHeating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and InstallersPost-Secondary vocational training
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Higher Demand OccupationsInsulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and WallModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsMaintenance and Repair Workers, GeneralModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsMechanical EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsRefrigeration Mechanics and InstallersPost-Secondary vocational training
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Higher Demand OccupationsStationary Engineers and Boiler OperatorsLong-term on-the-job trainingCertificationsLicenses
Changing Skill OccupationsTraining and Development SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsTransportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except AviationWork experience in a related occupationCertificationsLicenses
New Green OccupationsWeatherization Installers and TechniciansModerate-term on-the-job training
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