SHADES OF GREEN. Growing Green Jobs for Florida. Florida Workforce Professionals Training Academy December 7, 2011 Orlando, FL. Background Leading to Florida’s Green Survey. In 2008, states started joining together to research definitions of green jobs
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Growing Green Jobs for Florida
Florida Workforce Professionals Training Academy
December 7, 2011
“A green job increases the conservation and sustainability of natural resources for the benefit of Floridians. This includes jobs that reduce energy usage or lower carbon emissions, and protect Florida’s natural resources...”
Source: Workforce Florida, Inc., Sustainability/Infrastructure Committee, Defining Green Jobs for Florida, June 2009.
Green Jobs by Green Sector
Note: Job estimates across green sectors are not mutually exclusive since employers could mark more than one sector.
Number of Establishments by Selected Green Activities
Construction has the largest number of green jobs and the highest expected growth rate, while utilities has the highest share of green jobs of any industry
Number of Green Jobs by Industry Sector, Growth and Share
Green Jobs by Selected Industry Sector
Green Vacancies by Industry Sector
Green Occupations Number of Jobs and Shades of Green
All jobs in the occupations solar photovoltaic installers, conservation scientists, and hazardous materials removal workers are estimated to be green
Florida’s Greenest Occupations
New and Emerging Green Jobs by O*NET Title
The greening of an occupation requires acquisition of an extra layer of new green knowledge, skills, or abilities, while basic educational requirements are little changed
Educational Requirements for Green Jobs and All Jobs
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