San Francisco Green Job Fair Draws Hundreds

Washington Metro Green Job Fair

On January 26th a green job fair took place at The Commonwealth Club of California. This fair, organized by Green Jobs Network (which also publishes Green Collar Blog), was part of the program Getting Your Green Dream Job by the Commonwealth Club's INFORUM division.  The job fair featured the following organizations:

An informative panel program (audio available for free via iTunes) took place prior to the fair which provided job seekers with insights into current and future opportunities in careers that focus on social or environmental responsibility.

For more information:

Green Job of the Day: Western States Climate Economist, Union of Concerned Scientists (Berkeley, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Western States Climate Economist
Organization: Union of Concerned Scientists
Location: Berkeley, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. The complete announcement is available here.

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The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is seeking a Climate Economist to bring sound economics to bear on building support for, developing, and implementing strong climate policies in California and other western states.  The Climate Economist will evaluate the economic feasibility of various climate policy approaches at the state and regional level and help advocate for the best policies.  The Climate Economist will help ensure that economic modeling is used to move strong climate policies forward. The Climate Economist will also spend some time working on national and international climate policy as needed.

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INFORUM of The Commonwealth Club to Present “Getting Your Green Dream Job” on January 26, 2009

INFORUM Division of The Commonwealth Club of California

On Monday, January 26, 2009 the INFORUM division of The Commonwealth Club of California will present a program entitled Getting Your Green Dream Job.  This program will include a panel presentation and career fair featuring employers and organizations that offer career development resources for individuals interested in careers that focus on environmental or social responsibility. 

This event will take place starting at 6:00 pm (5:30 pm check-in) at The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA  94105 (directions).  This program is free for Commonwealth Club members, $18 for non-members, and $7 for students (with valid ID).

Update: This event has occured and a wrap-up is available.

For more information:

Green Job of the Day: Product Manager, Miradi (Palo Alto, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Product Manager
Organization: Miradi (a joint venture between the Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP) and Benetech)
Location: Palo Alto, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. The complete announcement can be viewed here.

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Does the idea of making the environmental movement much more effective get you excited? Do you want to use your excellent product management skills to help the entire conservation sector? Miradi is a software tool that helps environmental conservation practitioners use adaptive management for their projects. The Product Manager position provides an excellent opportunity for the right individual to plan and manage Miradi's development. The role includes working with team industry experts to define product requirements and project planning, execution, implementation and ongoing support. The person will interface between the agile software development team and users and other program staff (outreach/marketing and fundraising) to ensure that we meet business goals and objectives. This person represents the interests of our conservation clients, ensuring that our products and services truly meet their needs.

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Green Job of the Day: Air Quality Program Manager, Bay Area Air Quality Management District (San Francisco, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Air Quality Program Manager (Supplemental Application material)
Organization: Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Location: San Francisco, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below.  Note that there are two documents for this job applications (the job announcement and supplemental application).  The closing date for this position is December 12.

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The District is currently recruiting for an Air Quality Program Manager position that reports to the Communications Director of the Communications and Outreach Office. Under administrative direction, this position manages the staff and activities of the Public Information Section; works with media to answer inquiries and deliver district messages and information; oversees development of seasonal air quality campaigns; and performs related work as assigned. This is a full-time management position.

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Green Job of the Day: Clean Air Associate, San Francisco Department of the Environment

Good San Francisco Department of the Environment

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Clean Air Associate
Organization: San Francisco Department of the Environment
Location: San Francisco, CA

You can download the complete job announcement via this link.  Please note that the filing deadline for this job is Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5 p.m.