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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 OccupationsAgricultural InspectorsWork experience in a related occupation
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Changing Skill OccupationsArbitrators, Mediators, and ConciliatorsBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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New Green OccupationsChief Sustainability OfficersBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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New Green OccupationsCompliance ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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Changing Skill OccupationsConstruction and Building InspectorsWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsEnergy AuditorsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsEnvironmental EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsFinancial AnalystsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsInspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and WeighersModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRegulatory Affairs ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsRegulatory Affairs SpecialistsLong-term on-the-job trainingCertificationsLicenses
Changing Skill OccupationsSoil and Water ConservationistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsSustainability SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsTransportation PlannersMaster's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsUrban and Regional PlannersMaster's degree
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