Green Jobs Juneau AK

Local resource for green jobs in Juneau. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to green careers, green job opportunities, training for green jobs, as well as information on green energy jobs, and content on green jobs.

Juneau Job Center
(907) 465-4562
10002 Glacier Hwy., Suite 100
Juneau, AK
 
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers
(907) 586-3050
813 W 12th St
Juneau, AK
 
Alaska State Employees Assoc Local 52 Afscme Aflcio
(907) 463-4949
400 W Willoughby Ave
Juneau, AK
 
Carpenters Union Local 2247
(907) 586-3675
1751 Anka St
Juneau, AK
 
Alaska Public Employees Association/A F T
(907) 586-2334
211 4th St Ste 306
Juneau, AK
 
Inlandboatmans Union Of The Pacific Alaska Region Af
(907) 790-9644
3017 Clinton Dr Ste 201
Juneau, AK
 
Marine Engineers Beneficial Association District No
(907) 586-6040
229 4th St
Juneau, AK
 
Inlandboatman'S Union Of The Pacific Alaska Region
(907) 790-9645
230 Seward St
Juneau, AK
 
International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 302
(907) 586-3850
9309 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Ketchikan Job Center
(907) 225-3181
2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 220
Ketchikan, AK
 

Green Jobs Growing

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics has two definitions for green jobs. A green job is one that produces goods or provides services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources. Green jobs are also jobs in which workers’ duties involve making their establishment’s production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources. Green jobs can be found in industry sectors such as construction, natural resources and mining, public transportation, trade, transportation and utilities, manufacturing, public administration, education and health services, information, and professional and business services.

The number of establishments in these sectors is close to 2.2 million, which means, the number of opportunities for aspiring green collar workers is promising. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, which discusses a study by Next 10, a San Mateo, Calif.-based independent research organization, the opportunities for green jobs are greatest in certain parts of California.

The strongest growth in green jobs has been in the San Francisco Bay area, with 109% growth since 1995, the study said. The region is home to 28% of the jobs in the sector. Second in that statistic is the Sacramento area, where green jobs grew by 103%. In Los Angeles, green employment is up by just 20% since 1995, but it still comprises 23% of the sector’s jobs in the state.

As of 2010, there were more than 890,000 green jobs across the U.S. By...

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