Green Jobs North Pole AK

Local resource for green jobs in North Pole. 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.

A P S E Local 71
(907) 452-5024
2122 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Fairbanks Carpenter Training
(907) 456-5542
6 Timberland Dr
Fairbanks, AK
 
Carpenters Local 1243
(907) 456-3582
25 Timberland Dr
Fairbanks, AK
 
Alaska State Of
(907) 451-3198
542 4th Ave Ste 212
Fairbanks, AK
 
Laborers Union Local 942
(907) 456-4584
2740 Davis Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Iron Workers Local 751
(907) 456-6960
25 Timberland Dr
Fairbanks, AK
 
Alaska Public Employees Association/Aft
(907) 456-2732
825 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Fairbanks Job Center
(907) 451-5967
675 Seventh Ave., Station D
Fairbanks, AK
 
Culinary Workers Local No 878
(907) 452-2332
1211 Cushman St Ste 204
Fairbanks, AK
 
Kornfeind Training Center
(907) 479-4449
4782 Dale Rd
Fairbanks, 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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