Green Job Openings
These are a sample of the latest potentially green job openings received by Employment Department Offices around the state as well as elsewhere on the web. These openings were identified as most likely to be 'green' using an automated tool
Learn more about the necessary skills and opportunities in several occupations with green jobs in Oregon. The site provides information on courses, certificates, and degrees geared towards these green occupations that are offered through Oregon's community colleges and apprenticeship programs.
The Green Jobs Community of Practice is a platform for workforce professionals and others to discuss and share practices, create partnerships, and share research about green jobs.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' green jobs website has information about federal efforts to learn more about green jobs, including the proposed federal definition of a green job.
The O*NET Resource Center includes a database with information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with green occupations.
Our green jobs economist is here to help! Please send your comments and questions to Gail Krumenauer
Learn about the skills and education needed to work in this demanding field.
Two different surveys of employers found that green employment made up 3 percent of Oregon's workforce in 2010.
The workers installing solar panels need some skills specific to that work, but they also need many transferrable skills.
A new survey of employers finds that green jobs make up 3 percent of Oregon's workforce.
This analysis compares trends in employment, wage, and worker trends in seven identified green sectors and Oregon's overall economy.
Oregon's natural resources industries employed 122,730 workers in 2009, according to a recent survey. This report includes job counts, information on green jobs, employer preferences for worker training, and the use of specialized tools and technologies.
A downloadable poster spotlighting a way to find expanded information on growing a green career in several featured occupations.
A colorful, downloadable poster with Oregon's definition of a green job.
Learn more about the skills, training, and employment opportunities for 10 occupations with green jobs in Oregon.