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Author: Chris Swann
Last Updated: 31-05-2019 15:22
Sanchez, A., Quinn, A., Hays, J. 2013. Staying Green and Growing Jobs: Green Infrastructure Operations and Maintenance as Career Pathway Stepping Stone. Green for All and American Rivers, Oakland, CA.
Green infrastructure, Maintenance, Urban, Economics, Workforce development, Green jobs, Careers
As a result of the expansion of the green sector, the number of jobs created (and projected to be created) from the operations and maintenance (O&M) requirements of green infrastructure are increasing. This report discusses the ability of water utilities investing in green infrastructure to outsource entry-level work to workforce development programs that train individuals in the specific O&M concerns of the industry.