Green careers [electronic resource] : choosing work for a sustainable future / Jim Cassio & Alice Rush
eBook | New Society Publishers | 2009
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1 online resource (xvi, 351 pages) : illustrations, portraits
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Includes bibliographical references.
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- What is a green career and where are the green jobs? -- pt. I. Green career profiles -- Engineering group -- Chemical engineers, including green chemical engineers -- Civil engineering technicians -- Civil engineers, including green building, irrigation/reservoir and waste management engineers -- Conservation, biological and agricultural engineers -- Electrical engineering technicians, including photovoltaic, wind and biomass energy technicians -- Electrical engineers, including recycling, solar/photovoltaic, wind and biomass engineers -- Environmental engineering and pollution control technicians -- Environmental engineering professors -- Environmental engineers, including ecological and air quality engineers -- Mechanical engineers, including green mechanical engineers -- Environmental health and safety group -- Environmental health and safety engineers -- Environmental health and safety technicians -- Hazardous materials (HazMat) and asbestos abatement workers -- Industrial hygienists and environmental health and safety analysts/managers -- Government regulations and planning group -- Construction and building inspectors, including green building inspectors -- Environmental and regulatory compliance inspectors and specialists -- Urban and regional planners, including city/country, environmental/land use and transportation planners -- Urban and regional planning aides, assistants and technicians -- Green building and landscaping group -- Architects, including green and natural building architects -- Green building/construction trades workers and supervisors -- Landscape architects, including habitat restoration specialists -- Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (Eco-friendly) -- Green business and enterprising group -- Accountants, including environmental accountants -- Financial analysts, including sustainability and sustainable investment analysts -- Green entrepreneurs and consultants -- Marketing managers, including environmental marketing specialists -- Refuse and recyclable material collectors, including recycling technicians -- Sales representatives, including renewable energy and natural/organic products sales reps -- Sustainability coordinators and officers -- Travel guides, including ecotourism guides and operators -- Green education, communication and law group -- Customer service representatives, including energy efficiency specialists -- Health educators, including environmental health educators -- Health specialties instructors, including environmental health education instructors -- Lawyers, including environmental and regulatory attorneys -- Public relations specialists, including environmental/sustainability specialists -- Reporters and correspondents, including green journalists.
Natural and land resource management group -- Fish and game wardens, including wildlife officers -- Park naturalists, including park rangers and interpreters -- Range managers, including natural resource managers -- Natural sciences group -- Atmospheric and space scientists, including air analysts, environmental meteorologists and climatologists -- Biochemists and biophysicists, including toxicologists and ecotoxicologists -- Biological technicians, including environmental and wildlife technicians -- Chemical technicians, including environmental and green chemical technicians -- Chemists, including environmental and green chemists and forensic toxicologists -- Earth sciences professors, postsecondary -- Environmental science technicians, including lab techs and air pollution auditors -- Environmental scientists, including environmental researchers, analysts and investigators -- Epidemiologists, including environmental epidemiologists -- Forest and conservation technicians, including soil conservation and biomass technicians -- Forest and conservation workers, including conservation and reforestation aides/workers -- Foresters, including environmental protection foresters and forest pathologists -- Geoscientists, including environmental geologists, hydrogeologists and marine geologists -- Hydrologists, including environmental hydrologists and water resources managers -- Microbiologists, including environmental and public health microbiologists -- Physicists, including health and atmospheric physicists -- Soil and plant scientists, including agronomists -- Soil and water conservationists, including ecologists and erosion specialists -- Tree trimmers and pruners, including arborists -- Water treatment plant operators -- Zoologists and wildlife biologists, including marine biologists -- Physical geography group -- Geographers, including physical and geographic information systems (GIS) geographers -- Physical geography professors, including geographic information systems (GIS) instructors -- Sustainable agriculture group -- Agricultural science professors, including organic and sustainable agriculture specialists -- Agricultural technicians, including organic and sustainable Ag technicians -- Aquacultural managers, including sustainable aquaculture farm and fish hatchery managers -- Farmers and ranchers, including organic and sustainable farmers and ranchers -- Farm workers, including organic and sustainable farm and ranch workers -- Nursery and greenhouse managers, including organic and native plant specialists -- Green jobs with electric utility companies -- pt. II. Additional information and resources -- Career planning -- Online occupational information resources -- Hidden job market -- Glossary of green terminology -- Alphabetical listing of real people Q & A -- Alphabetical listing of career profiles (occupations) -- About the authors.
A practical guide to pursuing a career in the environmental field that profiles ninety different occupations, includes more than sixty-five case studies of people working in green jobs, and offers advice on career planning and job searching.
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Print version: Cassio, Jim. Green careers. Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, c2009 9780865716438 (DLC) 2009483327 (OCoLC)319487396
9781550924282 (electronic bk.)
1550924281 (electronic bk.)
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