FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2021
Contact: Katherine Trombetta, 417-841-3389
Missouri Job Center Offers Free Training for Environmental Jobs
The Missouri Job Center is seeking applicants for two upcoming sessions of the Green for Greene program; a free training in which participants earn certifications for environmental-related careers. Green for Greene is funded by a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The first session of these five-week trainings begins March 22, with a registration deadline of March 5. Participants will earn 13 certifications including OSHA 10, OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER, Trenching & Excavation, Confined Space, Lead Renovation Repair & Paint, Lead Abatement, Mold Abatement, Asbestos Handler, Forklift Driver, Silica, Flagger, Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid/CPR.
“We are very excited to continue this program which provides good paying jobs in a variety of career pathways,” said Program Manager Cindy Bennett. “Currently, we are looking for at least 20 people interested in career training in this exciting field at no cost to the participant.” she added.
Classes for the second session in 2021 begin August 16, with an application deadline of July 29. You must be 18 or older to participate. To apply or for more information, visit springfieldmo.gov/greenforgreene or call Cindy Bennett at 417-841-1890.
For media inquiries, contact Katherine Trombetta at 417-841-3389 or [email protected].
The Missouri Job Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available on request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri TTY users call 800-735-2966 or contact Missouri Relay at 711.