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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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Includes careers related to increasing efficiency and/or reducing environmental impact of various modes of transportation including trucking, mass transit, freight rail, and so forth.

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Changing Skill OccupationsAerospace EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsAutomotive Engineering TechniciansAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsAutomotive EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsAutomotive Specialty TechniciansPost-Secondary vocational training
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Higher Demand OccupationsBus Drivers, Transit and IntercityModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsDispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and AmbulanceModerate-term on-the-job trainingCertifications availableLicenses available
Changing Skill OccupationsElectronics Engineers, Except ComputerBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsFreight ForwardersModerate-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsFuel Cell EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsFuel Cell TechniciansAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsIndustrial Truck and Tractor OperatorsShort-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsLocomotive EngineersModerate-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsLogistics AnalystsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsLogistics EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsLogistics ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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Changing Skill OccupationsMechanical EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsRailroad Conductors and YardmastersModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsRail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment OperatorsModerate-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsShipping, Receiving, and Traffic ClerksShort-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsSupply Chain ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsTransportation EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsTransportation ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsTransportation PlannersMaster's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsTransportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except AviationWork experience in a related occupationCertifications availableLicenses available
Changing Skill OccupationsTruck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-TrailerShort-term on-the-job training
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