Looking for a green job? What follows is a collection of the best job boards and career resources for finding green jobs, green-collar jobs, and eco-career jobs.
Note: While these sites specialize in green and green collar jobs, job-seekers should remember that green jobs cover the entire gamut of professions, from business and finance to construction to energy to sciences — and include both traditional white-collar and blue-collar positions working in the green sector of the economy. See also, our Jobs in Agriculture, Zoology, and the Environment.
Quintessential Careers: Jobs in Green, Green-Collar, and Sustainable Energy
Green Energy Jobs — search job listings by company, location, and keywords.
Sustainable Jobs — search job listings by company, location, and keywords.
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Empowering Green Jobs — helps job-seekers find best jobs in the green, green-collar, sustainable energy career sectors. Search and apply for green jobs, read green industry news, review green-related career books, and find green links. No cost to job-seekers. A joint venture of Quintessential Careers and EmpoweringJobSites.com.
Green Career Niche Job Boards
CleanTechRecruits — a job site for the clean tech and renewable energy sectors (including green construction, solar energy, wind energy, biofuels, and more), where job-seekers can search job listings (by job function, employment type, location, keywords), as well as post your resume and register for email job-alerts. No cost to job-seekers.
Cool Climate Jobs — a great source for climate change, renewable energy, and green collar jobs in the U.S. and around the world. Job-seekers can browse the latest job postings as well as sign up for weekly newsletter with the latest job postings. No cost to job-seekers.
Conservation Job Board — where job-seekers can find the latest jobs related to conservation, ecology, forestry, restoration, wildlife, fisheries, marine science, environmental education, protected areas, outdoor recreation, park management, and eco-tourism. Job-seekers can search (by keyword, location) or simply browse job listings. No cost to job-seekers.
EcoEmploy.com — where job-seekers can find information and resources on environmental jobs and careers. Includes some job listings as well as a great directory of environmental-related job sites within the U.S. and Canada. Also includes career links and resources. Free to job-seekers.
EnvironmentalCAREER.com — a green jobs site where job-seekers can find job listings from leading environmental employers. Search job listings (by keyword, location, job category), post your resume, register for a job-search agent, and information on local green career and job fairs. No cost to job-seekers.
Environmental Career Opportunities — where job-seekers can find hundreds of job listings — which you can browse by state or job category — in natural resources and conservation; environmental science; environmental advocacy; environmental law, policy, and regulation; and even environmental internships. You can also register for job alerts or subscribe to bimonthly jobs newsletter. No cost to job-seekers.
GreenBiz.com: Green Jobs — where job-seekers who are searching for jobs with employers with a focus on green, cleantech, and sustainable business practices can browse or search job postings (what, where), post your resume, and find some career resources. No cost to job-seekers.
Green Energy Jobs — where job-seekers looking for employment in renewable energy can browse job listings from around the world, post your resume or CV, and find a comprehensive green energy careers guide. No cost to job-seekers.
Greenjobs.com — where job-seekers search for renewable energy jobs can browse or search job listings (by keyword, location, job category), post your resume, and register for a weekly job listing update newsletter. No cost to job-seekers.
Green Jobs Network — a great site, whose mission is connecting job-seekers searching for jobs that focus on environmental and social responsibility with available opportunities and resources. Browse or search job listings (by keywords, company, location), as well as utilize a host of other resources, including green job e-mails, green job fairs, green networking group, green collar blog, and more. No cost to job-seekers.
Grist Jobs — a green job board run by Grist, an environmental news and commentary publication, where job-seekers can browse “green” job postings as well as register for an email job alert program. No cost to job-seekers.
JustGreenJobs.com — where job-seekers can browse or search for environmental, sustainabilty, and green job listings (by keyword, job category, location), as well as sign up for email job alerts. No cost to job-seekers.
Renewable Energy Jobs — where job-seekers searching for jobs in solar power, wind energy, hydro, geothermal, wave, tidal, biomass and biofuels, as well as many other emerging clean energy technologies and subsectors can search job listings (by keyword, sector, job function, location), as well as post your resume or CV. No cost to job-seekers.
SolarJobs.us — a solar energy job site, where job-seekers can browse of search job listings (by keyword, location, job type), post your resume, and register for a job-search alert. No cost to job-seekers.
SustainableBusiness.com: Dream Green Jobs — a job site that specializes in connecting job-seekers with business skills with environmentally conscious employers. You can browse or search job listings (by location, job category, and skill level). No cost of job-seekers.
SustainLane.com: Green Collar Jobs — where job-seekers searching for a green job can browse a growing collection of job listings around the U.S., as well as tips for finding a job in a green economy. No cost of job-seekers.
TreeHugger.com: Green Jobs — where job-seekers who are searching for green jobs can browse or search job postings (what, where), as well as register for a green job alert. No cost to job-seekers.
WindJobs.org — a job site for the wind industry, for all job-seekers (including windsmiths, engineers, executives, etc.) searching to develop your careers at companies in wind business. Browse or search job listings (by keyword, location, job type), post your resume, and register for a job-search alert. No cost to job-seekers.
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Don’t overlook going directly to the career center of potential employers to get the most current information on job openings, conduct research, and learn how to submit your application. You can find links to more than 500 company career centers in The Quintessential Directory of Company Career Centers.
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