Green for Greene


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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! The first, five week class of 28 students will begin in February 2017.

Information Sessions

Those interested in the program are encouraged to attend one of the final information sessions on Tuesday, January 17. The afternoon session will be held from 2-3 p.m. at the Missouri Job Center North Springfield, 1443 N Robberson, Ste 100, and the evening session will be held from 6-7 p.m. at The Fairbanks, 1126 N Broadway Ave.

Application Deadline

The Missouri Job Center is now accepting applications. Applications are due by January 20, 2017 and may be faxed, emailed, or dropped off at the main Missouri Job Center at 2900 E Sunshine. For more information or details on how to apply, contact Isaac Weber at 417-841-3386 or

Certifications Available

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)

Program Details

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.