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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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OccupationEducation & TrainingCertificationLicense
New Green OccupationsBiofuels Processing TechniciansLong-term on-the-job trainingCertifications
New Green OccupationsBiomass Plant TechniciansLong-term on-the-job training 
Higher Demand OccupationsBoilermakersLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsChemical Plant and System OperatorsLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsConstruction CarpentersLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical Power-Line Installers and RepairersLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectriciansLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsFarmers and RanchersLong-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsHydroelectric Plant TechniciansLong-term on-the-job training  
Higher Demand OccupationsIndustrial Machinery MechanicsLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsMachinistsLong-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsMethane/Landfill Gas Generation System TechniciansLong-term on-the-job training  
Higher Demand OccupationsMillwrightsLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear Power Reactor OperatorsLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsPipe Fitters and SteamfittersLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsPlumbers Long-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsPower Distributors and DispatchersLong-term on-the-job trainingCertifications 
Changing Skill OccupationsPower Plant OperatorsLong-term on-the-job trainingCertifications 
Higher Demand OccupationsPurchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm ProductsLong-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsRegulatory Affairs SpecialistsLong-term on-the-job trainingCertificationsLicenses
Higher Demand OccupationsRough CarpentersLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsSheet Metal WorkersLong-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsStationary Engineers and Boiler OperatorsLong-term on-the-job trainingCertificationsLicenses
Higher Demand OccupationsStructural Iron and Steel WorkersLong-term on-the-job training
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Changing Skill OccupationsWholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm ProductsLong-term on-the-job training
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