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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Missouri Job Center Offers Free Training for Environmental Jobs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2021
Contact: Katherine Trombetta, 417-841-3389
[email protected]

  

Missouri Job Center Offers Free Training for Environmental Jobs 

The Missouri Job Center is seeking applicants for an upcoming session 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. 

 This five-week training begins August 16, with a registration deadline of July 29. 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 offer 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.

 You must be 18 or older to participateTo 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].

 

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The Missouri Job Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available on request to individuals with disabilities. MO TTY users call 800-735-2966 or contact MO Relay at 711.

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