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Green careers : choosing work for a sustainable future

Author: Jim Cassio; Alice Rush
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical guide to pursuing a career in the environmental field that profiles ninety different occupations, includes more than sixty-five case studies of people working in green jobs, and offers advice on career planning and job searching.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cassio; Alice Rush
ISBN: 9780865716438 0865716439
OCLC Number: 319487396
Description: xvi, 351 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
What is a green career and where are the green jobs? --
pt. I. Green career profiles --
Engineering group --
Chemical engineers, including green chemical engineers --
Civil engineering technicians --
Civil engineers, including green building, irrigation/reservoir and waste management engineers --
Conservation, biological and agricultural engineers --
Electrical engineering technicians, including photovoltaic, wind and biomass energy technicians --
Electrical engineers, including recycling, solar/photovoltaic, wind and biomass engineers --
Environmental engineering and pollution control technicians --
Environmental engineering professors --
Environmental engineers, including ecological and air quality engineers --
Mechanical engineers, including green mechanical engineers --
Environmental health and safety group --
Environmental health and safety engineers --
Environmental health and safety technicians --
Hazardous materials (HazMat) and asbestos abatement workers --
Industrial hygienists and environmental health and safety analysts/managers --
Government regulations and planning group --
Construction and building inspectors, including green building inspectors --
Environmental and regulatory compliance inspectors and specialists --
Urban and regional planners, including city/country, environmental/land use and transportation planners --
Urban and regional planning aides, assistants and technicians --
Green building and landscaping group --
Architects, including green and natural building architects --
Green building/construction trades workers and supervisors --
Landscape architects, including habitat restoration specialists --
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (Eco-friendly) --
Green business and enterprising group --
Accountants, including environmental accountants --
Financial analysts, including sustainability and sustainable investment analysts --
Green entrepreneurs and consultants --
Marketing managers, including environmental marketing specialists --
Refuse and recyclable material collectors, including recycling technicians --
Sales representatives, including renewable energy and natural/organic products sales reps --
Sustainability coordinators and officers --
Travel guides, including ecotourism guides and operators --
Green education, communication and law group --
Customer service representatives, including energy efficiency specialists --
Health educators, including environmental health educators --
Health specialties instructors, including environmental health education instructors --
Lawyers, including environmental and regulatory attorneys --
Public relations specialists, including environmental/sustainability specialists --
Reporters and correspondents, including green journalists --
Natural and land resource management group --
Fish and game wardens, including wildlife officers --
Park naturalists, including park rangers and interpreters --
Range managers, including natural resource managers --
Natural sciences group --
Atmospheric and space scientists, including air analysts, environmental meteorologists and climatologists --
Biochemists and biophysicists, including toxicologists and ecotoxicologists --
Biological technicians, including environmental and wildlife technicians --
Chemical technicians, including environmental and green chemical technicians --
Chemists, including environmental and green chemists and forensic toxicologists --
Earth sciences professors, postsecondary --
Environmental science technicians, including lab techs and air pollution auditors --
Environmental scientists, including environmental researchers, analysts and investigators --
Epidemiologists, including environmental epidemiologists --
Forest and conservation technicians, including soil conservation and biomass technicians --
Forest and conservation workers, including conservation and reforestation aides/workers --
Foresters, including environmental protection foresters and forest pathologists --
Geoscientists, including environmental geologists, hydrogeologists and marine geologists --
Hydrologists, including environmental hydrologists and water resources managers --
Microbiologists, including environmental and public health microbiologists --
Physicists, including health and atmospheric physicists --
Soil and plant scientists, including agronomists --
Soil and water conservationists, including ecologists and erosion specialists --
Tree trimmers and pruners, including arborists --
Water treatment plant operators --
Zoologists and wildlife biologists, including marine biologists --
Physical geography group --
Geographers, including physical and geographic information systems (GIS) geographers --
Physical geography professors, including geographic information systems (GIS) instructors --
Sustainable agriculture group --
Agricultural science professors, including organic and sustainable agriculture specialists --
Agricultural technicians, including organic and sustainable Ag technicians --
Aquacultural managers, including sustainable aquaculture farm and fish hatchery managers --
Farmers and ranchers, including organic and sustainable farmers and ranchers --
Farm workers, including organic and sustainable farm and ranch workers --
Nursery and greenhouse managers, including organic and native plant specialists --
Green jobs with electric utility companies --
pt. II. Additional information and resources --
Career planning --
Online occupational information resources --
Hidden job market --
Glossary of green terminology --
Alphabetical listing of real people Q&A --
Alphabetical listing of career profiles (occupations) --
About the authors.
Responsibility: Jim Cassio & Alice Rush.

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