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Green careers : choosing work for a sustainable future
Cassio, Jim.
Adult Nonfiction GE60 .C396 2009

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ContentsPage
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
What is a Green Career and Where are the Green Jobs?p. 1
Part I - Green Career Profiles
Engineering Groupp. 11
Chemical Engineers, including Green Chemical Engineersp. 11
Civil Engineering Techniciansp. 17
Civil Engineers, including Green Building, Irrigation/Reservoir and Waste Management Engineersp. 20
Conservation, Biological and Agricultural Engineersp. 25
Electrical Engineering Technicians, including Photovoltaic, Wind and Biomass Energy Techniciansp. 26
Electrical Engineers, including Recycling, Solar/Photovoltaic, Wind and Biomass Engineersp. 27
Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control Techniciansp. 28
Environmental Engineering Professorsp. 29
Environmental Engineers, including Ecological and Air Quality Engineersp. 32
Mechanical Engineers, including Green Mechanical Engineersp. 36
Environmental Health and Safety Groupp. 39
Environmental Health and Safety Engineersp. 39
Environmental Health and Safety Techniciansp. 40
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) and Asbestos Abatement Workersp. 41
Industrial Hygienists and Environmental Health and Safety Analysts/Managersp. 45
Government Regulations and Planning Groupp. 55
Construction and Building Inspectors, including Green Building Inspectorsp. 55
Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Inspectors and Specialistsp. 60
Urban and Regional Planners, including City/Country, Environmental/Land Use and Transportation Plannersp. 64
Urban and Regional Planning Aides, Assistants and Techniciansp. 68
Green Building and Landscaping Groupp. 71
Architects, including Green and Natural Building Architectsp. 71
Green Building/Construction Trades Workers and Supervisorsp. 75
Landscape Architects, including Habitat Restoration Specialistsp. 84
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (Eco-friendly)p. 91
Green Business and Enterprising Groupp. 93
Accountants, including Environmental Accountantsp. 93
Financial Analysts, including Sustainability and Sustainable Investment Analystsp. 95
Green Entrepreneurs and Consultantsp. 97
Marketing Managers, including Environmental Marketing Specialistsp. 130
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, including Recycling Techniciansp. 133
Sales Representatives, including Renewable Energy and Natural/Organic Products Sales Repsp. 135
Sustainability Coordinators and Officersp. 143
Travel Guides, including Ecotourism Guides and Operatorsp. 157
Green Education, Communication and Law Groupp. 167
Customer Service Representatives, including Energy Efficiency Specialistsp. 167
Health Educators, including Environmental Health Educatorsp. 168
Health Specialties Instructors, including Environmental Health Education Instructorsp. 173
Lawyers, including Environmental and Regulatory Attorneysp. 174
Public Relations Specialists, including Environmental/Sustainability Specialistsp. 178
Reporters and Correspondents, including Green Journalistsp. 182
Natural and Land Resource Management Groupp. 187
Fish and Game Wardens, including Wildlife Officersp. 187
Park Naturalists, including Park Rangers and Interpretersp. 191
Range Managers, including Natural Resource Managersp. 198
Natural Sciences Groupp. 201
Atmospheric and Space Scientists, including Air Analysts, Environmental Meteorologists and Climatologistsp. 202
Biochemists and Biophysicists, including Toxicologists and Ecotoxicologistsp. 208
Biological Technicians, including Environmental and Wildlife Techniciansp. 212
Chemical Technicians, including Environmental and Green Chemical Techniciansp. 213
Chemists, including Environmental and Green Chemists and Forensic Toxicologistsp. 215
Earth Sciences Professors, Postsecondaryp. 219
Environmental Science Technicians, including Lab Techs and Air Pollution Auditorsp. 225
Environmental Scientists, including Environmental Researchers, Analysts and Investigatorsp. 226
Epidemiologists, including Environmental Epidemiologistsp. 230
Forest and Conservation Technicians, including Soil Conservation and Biomass Techniciansp. 231
Forest and Conservation Workers, including Conservation and Reforestation Aides/Workersp. 232
Foresters, including Environmental Protection Foresters and Forest Pathologistsp. 233
Geoscientists, including Environmental Geologists, Hydrogeologists and Marine Geologistsp. 237
Hydrologists, including Environmental Hydrologists and Water Resources Managersp. 241
Microbiologists, including Environmental and Public Health Microbiologistsp. 242
Physicists, including Health and Atmospheric Physicistsp. 243
Soil and Plant Scientists, including Agronomistsp. 246
Soil and Water Conservationists, including Ecologists and Erosion Specialistsp. 248
Tree Trimmers and Pruners, including Arboristsp. 252
Water Treatment Plant Operatorsp. 256
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists, including Marine Biologistsp. 260
Physical Geography Groupp. 263
Geographers, including Physical and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Geographersp. 263
Physical Geography Professors, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Instructorsp. 264
Sustainable Agriculture Groupp. 271
Agricultural Science Professors, including Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Specialistsp. 271
Agricultural Technicians, including Organic and Sustainable Ag Techniciansp. 275
Aquacultural Managers, including Sustainable Aquaculture Farm and Fish Hatchery Managersp. 276
Farmers and Ranchers, including Organic and Sustainable Farmers and Ranchersp. 279
Farm Workers, including Organic and Sustainable Farm and Ranch Workersp. 289
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers, including Organic and Native Plant Specialistsp. 291
Green Jobs with Electric Utility Companiesp. 293
Part II - Additional Information and Resources
Career Planningp. 303
Online Occupational Information Resourcesp. 309
Hidden Job Marketp. 339
Glossary of Green Terminologyp. 341
Alphabetical Listing of Real People Q&Ap. 343
Alphabetical Listing of Career Profiles (Occupations)p. 347
About the Authorsp. 351


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