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Environmental Resources

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Environmental Resources Jobs and Careers

According to the Centers of Excellence for the California Community College's Economic and Workforce Development Program Study, all sectors of industry will be increasingly looking for skilled employees with education in applied environmental sciences and technology as business changes its practices more and more toward conserving energy, magaging resources more effectively, sustainability, and reducing costs.

Click the links to explore possible job and career directions: Resource Technology; Power Generation Technology; Sustainable Communities

Resource Technology possible career directions

US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Forest Service
Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Timber Management Companies
Cal Fire
California Forest Association
California State Parks and Recreation
California Department of Agriculture
National Ocean Atmospheric Association fisheries
Cal Environmental Protection Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Peace Corps
Soil Conservation Service
Private Consultant Firms
Bureau of Land Management

Power Generation possible career directions

Power plant operations
Entry level jobs in the steam and electrical power generation industry
Control, monitor and maintain boilers, turbines, and generators in power-generating plants
Monitor instruments to regulate electricity flows
Computer monitoring skills and applications

Sustainable Communities possible career directions

Small business owner
Sustainability planning and trainer
Renewable energy services
Farming, ranching, gardening services
Energy auditing and efficiency consulting
Green building and construction
Alternative fuels production
Outdoor recreation and adventure leadership
Non profit organization employee


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