Green for Greene will provide two groups of people the certifications needed for local "green" jobs. The high paying positions will assist local neighborhoods, attract new and expanding businesses, and create more jobs and services in the area!
Those interested in the program are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions:
Missouri Job Center, 2900 E. Sunshine
Nov. 29, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Jan. 4, Jan. 11
The Fairbanks, 1126 N. Broadway
Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Jan. 2, Jan. 9
Missouri Job Center - North, 1443 N. Robberson, Ste. 100 (Cox North Tower)
Jan. 16 and Jan. 18
Training will begin in February 2018.
The certifications were chosen for the Green for Greene program based on the local need expressed by area employers. Group One Certifications: OSHA Hazwoper; OSHA 10; Environmental Sampling and Monitoring; Trenching and Excavation; Confined Space; Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP); Lead Abatement Worker; Asbestos Worker/Handler; Stormwater Management; Forklift Driver; First Aid/CPR Group Two Certifications: OSHA Hazwoper & Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
The Green for Greene training program is funded by a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program. The three year grant will provide two classes with 28 students each a variety of the certifications needed for high paying "green" jobs.