Many industries that once relied on human hands are now run by remote or computer.
But in 2012, green energy jobs are flourishing and growing. To enhance your green energy career, you not only need great training, but you also need to know the best places to find these jobs. Here's how:
What is a green job?
Green energy jobs can be:
- Jobs in a business that creates energy-reliant goods or provides a service that benefits the environment or conserves natural energy resources.
- Jobs in which your employees make their production process friendly to the environment.
Green jobs are classified in five categories:
Using renewable sources to create energy; pollution removal and reduction, reduction of harmful greenhouse gases, and recycling and reuse; energy cost lowering and efficiency; the conservation of natural resources ; and education, energy management training, and public awareness of environmental compliance.
What are the qualification for green energy jobs?
There are plenty of industries that stay healthy and growing. While many of them require professional training, advanced certification, degrees and extended training, green industry jobs require solar training, LEED training, and green certification.
There are several places you can find green jobs. Look online for green energy jobs at Monster.com and Careerbuilder.com. Or the American Solar Energy society has a job board here: http://ases.org/green-jobs/. The picture listed below also shows the best places in the US to find green jobs.