Green Jobs Wasilla AK

Local resource for green jobs in Wasilla. 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.

Mat-Su Job Center
(907) 352-2500
877 W. Commercial Drive
Wasilla, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Valdez Job Center
(907) 835-4910
213 Meals Ave., State Office Building, Room 22
Valdez, AK
 
Culinary Workers Local No 878
(907) 452-2332
1211 Cushman St Ste 204
Fairbanks, AK
 
International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 302
(907) 586-3850
9309 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Mike Denbleyker/ Herbalife
(907) 745-6257
PO Box 1622
Palmer, AK

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Kodiak Job Center
(907) 486-3105
309 Center Street
Kodiak, AK
 
Peninsula Job Center
(907) 283-2900
11312 Kenai Spur Hwy, Suite 2
Kenai, AK
 
Alaska Public Employees Association/A F T
(907) 586-2334
211 4th St Ste 306
Juneau, AK
 
Sitka Job Center
(907) 747-3423
304 Lake Street., Room 101
Sitka, AK
 
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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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