Washington, DC — The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC), hosted a Green Jobs Fair, promoting environmentally friendly jobs and companies. The event took place on June 29, 2022, at the Frank D. Reeves Center of Municipal Affairs, 2000 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC. It was open to the public and had more than 150 attendees. There are plans for a similar event to take place the first week of November.
There were career opportunities in Environmental Health, Electrical/Electrical Engineering, Labor, Wildlife Ecology, Green Construction, Renewable Energy, and Electric Vehicles through organizations such as the Maryland Environmental Service, Casey Trees, the Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, Washington, DC National Electrical Contractors Association and Optimus Technologies.
“Green jobs represent the future. At this event, you will find employers that are eager for new employees who believe in growing sustainable jobs that are beneficial to the local environment and community. These jobs are becoming more important as we work to adapt our country and economy to be more environmentally friendly in the face of climate change. The Green Jobs Fair will create opportunities for persons of every level of skill and education to have a career centered on the creation of a cleaner and greener city,” Antoine M. Thompson, Executive Director of the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition, said.