Curious about the employers participating in our Green Job Fair?

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On Saturday June 20th, from 2pm – 5pm,   Prince George’s County will host its first annual  Green Job Fair.

Sponsored by Prince George’s Department of the EnvironmentPrince Georges Green, Jobs Have Priority, and Community Forklift, the event will highlight opportunities to build up our green economy, strengthening our environment and local community.

Read on to find out about the many employers participating!  (Listed in alphabetical order)

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All Eco Design Center

301-949-4326 / info(at)allecocenter.com / 2662 University Blvd. West, Wheaton, MD 20902

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level, Mid-Level, Senior-Level

Position/s being offered:

Internships, Kitchen Designer, Graphic Designer, Project Management, Skilled Tradesmen

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Employment with the All Eco Design Center is “good and green,” even outside of the scope of our eco-friendly remodeling projects that use healthy, durable, off-gas rated materials that are sustainable, rapidly renewable, reclaimed or recycled. We are also proud to be one of the first Montgomery County Certified Green Businesses and are members of various local green certifications and groups, such as: U.S. Green Building Council, Green Wheaton, Energy Squad, and Bethesda Green.  Our business practices are also “good and green.” Our lighting is 100% wind powered, we reuse and recycle shipping materials, the office paper is 100% post-consumer recycled and FSC-Certified, and we re-purpose waste materials from our projects with local organizations like Community Forklift or Habitat for Humanity. We continuously strive to improve our business and reduce our impact on the environment.

 

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Branch Avenue in Bloom

301-702-2250 / jsmithfu(at)umd.edu / 3411 Branch Avenue Temple Hills, MD

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

Urban Farm Apprentice: Branch Avenue In Bloom has much to offer an apprentice as a result of its community setting. As an apprentice you will work directly with the BAIB Urban Farm Manager and learn hands on, every step it takes to grow produce in an Urban Farm Setting. This urban farm experience will be inspiring, educational, rewarding and a great deal of hard work.

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Assistant Farm Manager: The Assistant Farm Manager in partnership with the Urban Farm Manager will be responsible for sitework. Assistant Farm Manager will train, direct and work with apprentices, interns and volunteers. Responsibilities will include: soil fertility, direct seeding, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation management, disease & pest control, crop rotation, routine equipment maintenance and daily record keeping. The ideal candidate would be available to start as soon as possible, have some mechanical skills, valid drivers license, and the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

As a volunteer for the BAIB Urban Farm, volunteers will have the opportunity
to help pioneer green space efforts in Southern Prince George’s County. Volunteers will become acquainted with Agricultural Entrepreneurship as it pertains to urban farming and will help establish a hub for fresh produce in a community that has been designated as a food desert.

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Casa de Maryland

240-281-1886 / 7978 New Hampshire Ave, Hyattsville Md 20783

Casa de Maryland

Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill required:

Entry-Level, Mid-Level, Senior-Level

Position/s being offered: 

Please visit our website for job listings.

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Clean Water Action

202-895-0420 ext. 113 / 1444 Eye St NW, #400, Washington, D.C 20005/ tmurphy(at)cleanwater.org

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered: 

Clean Water Action is looking for motivated, energetic, environmentally and politically minded individuals to work on our full- and part-time canvassing staff. This is your opportunity to effectively mobilize communities to win campaigns and protect our health and environment! Our Field and Phone canvass programs provide extensive training and rapid advancement to leadership positions. You will learn strategic communication skills and gain knowledge about environmental issues, grassroots lobbying, and organizing and fundraising.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

As a part of our team of motivated canvassers, you will learn to build grassroots power in order to hold politicians accountable for their environmental voting records, protect our waterways, and fight fracking!

 

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Clozynergy

Clozynergy, Inc.

Terry Goolsby / 301.952.6823 / clozynergy(at)verizon.net / 2806 Matapeake Drive, Upper Marlboro MD

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

In the near future

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level; Mid-Level; Senior-Level

Position/s being offered: 

Clozynergy will receive capacity building grants requiring services including: bookkeeping, accounting, auditing, web development, web management, database development, database management, social media management, human resources services and legal services.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Clozynergy is preparing Prince Georgians for Energy Jobs by Teaching the Energy Life Cycle and Leading Citizens to Action

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Community Cleanwater Management Group

410-533-0042 / Andrew(at)ccmg.me / PO Box 328 Shady Side, MD 20764
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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level, Mid-Level

Position/s being offered: 

Stormwater Facility Maintenance Technician and crew leader:
Community Cleanwater Management Group, Inc. has openings for entry-level and experienced stormwater facility construction and maintenance technicians and laborers. CCMG is working under the Clean Water Partnership on the maintenance and construction of stormwater management facilities of various types, including, wet ponds, dry ponds, sand filters, rain gardens, infiltration beds, bioretention, and bio-swales in Prince George’s County, MD.

This position involves landscaping, erosion controls, plant maintenance and plasnting, general landscaping and grounds maintenance, including the operation of equipment and specialized assignments requiring some training and experience. Prior landscaping and site construction experience a plus.

The positions involve performing general and skilled stormwater management facility maintenance work involving moderate responsibility, complexity, and variety. Laborers will be responsible for assisting with the construction, maintenance, and repair of stormwater infrastructure. Must have experience with landscaping, site related construction or similar experience.

Prefer mechanically inclined individuals that know how to operate and care for machinery appropriately. The position requires operation of a variety of equipment (for example, trucks, lawn mowers, chainsaws, weed eaters, hand tools, tractors with attachments, riding mowers). Incumbents of this class regularly perform assignments as part of a group, but may occasionally work alone. Performs other related duties as assigned. Heavy equipment operation experience and/or CDL drivers a plus.

This position involves performing physically demanding work outdoors in a variety of settings and weather and includes lifting. To work for CCMG be committed to: Consistently show up on time every work day ready to go; Work hard – this is manual labor, so you need to be in good physical condition; Learn – you can progress and grow as much as your capabilities and motivation allow; Posses a valid drivers license and driving record acceptable to insurance carrier use.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Stormwater management is a critical environmental issue in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, with stringent legislation and tougher regulations aimed at reducing runoff and pollution in the region. An estimated $8 – $12 billion will be spent regionally on stormwater retrofits over the next 10-20 years to manage stormwater runoff in more environmentally friendly ways. Community CleanWater Management Group (CCMG), was established in late 2014 to capitalize on these trends in the region and create wealth and jobs in the community. The new CWBI business will also enhance the lives of those in the community by improving the environment.

CCMG is Green business working to restore water quality and fight run-off pollution in the metropolitan DC region, starting in Prince George’s County. We specialize in green infrastructure system maintenance and operation while employing people from disenfranchised communities with good jobs at a living wage with advancement potential. We work to restore our environment and strengthen our communities while creating ownership in the company and the community.

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Community Forklift

301- 985 – 5180 / 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781 / www.CommunityForklift.org

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

In the near future

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level, Mid-Level

Position/s being offered: 

Salvage Superheros (truck driving, donor relations, & donations pickup), Reuse Associates (assisting customer & donors, merchandising, sorting donations, organizing the warehouse), and Community Builders (staffing community events, educating the public about reuse)

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

The mission of our organization is to “lift up communities” in the DC metro area by turning the construction waste stream into a resource stream.  Wages start at $10 an hour, and we offer a number of benefits to employees who work more than 17 hours a week, including health insurance (70% paid by the Forklift), dental coverage (50% paid), as well as vision coverage and short-term disability insurance (both paid in full).  We also offer an employee discount, and the opportunity for growth within the organization.

 

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Corvias Solutions

Tasha Brokenberry / www.corvias.com / 16701 Melford Boulevard, Suite 400 Bowie, MD 20715

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Do you have current job opportunities available? 

Yes

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Corvias Solutions will work with Prince Georges County in improving their stormwater management infrastructure to meet federal requirements to reduce the amount of pollutants currently flowing into local watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay. The 30 year partnership includes the retrofit, operation and maintenance of at least 2,000 impervious acres. Unlike typical large contracts where a single project is the focus, this  partnership is focused on long-term economic development and community outreach. In addition to providing a sustainable environment, residents and other stakeholders will become knowledgeable of the causes and effects of improper stormwater maintenance.

 

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DC Central Kitchen

Persis Johnson (Ms. P) / 202-234-0707 / www.dccentralkitchen.org / 425 2nd Street, NW Washington DC 20001

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Position/s being offered: 

We are a 14-Week long Culinary Job Training program. Our goal is to help people who have barriers to employment, including (history of incarceration, substance abuse, and chronic unemployment or under employment)

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Here at DC Central Kitchen our mission is to “Strengthen bodies, empower minds and build communities”. In doing so we work hard to use the resources and tools that are already available to us. We know that good business includes helping people become productive members of their communities and slowing the cycle of generational poverty and chronic recidivism.

 

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Direct Energy Solar

410-458-3932 / info(at)directenergysolar.com  / 8955 Henkels Lane, Ste. 508, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Direct Energy Solar

Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level, Mid- Level, Senior-Level

Position/s being offered:

Direct Energy Solar is growing quickly, and we are looking for qualified and motivated candidates in all areas of the company including sales, installation, project leadership, system design, quality assurance, customer service and management.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Our company was founded in 2008 under the name of Astrum Solar. As a full service solar provider, Direct Energy Solar’s mission continues to be spreading solar power to the rooftops of America and to ensure that its customers get the most out of their solar panels—the most energy generated, the most electricity savings, the most beneficial environmental impact, and the most joy each time they see a sunny day.

 

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Eco-City Farms

Kayla Agonoy / 301-288-1125 / info(at)ecocityfarms.org / 6010 Taylor Road, Riverdale, MD 20737

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

ECO’s apprenticeships and internships present an immersive, hands-on opportunity to learn about sustainable urban agriculture by working directly with experienced farm staff. In addition, you make a significant contribution to ECO’s programs.

Apprenticeships are for those who’ve demonstrated a long-term commitment to farming. It is a weekly 16-hour commitment. Apprentices receive a weekly CSA bag, in-kind opportunities for workshops, courses and farm visits, and a weekly travel stipend.

Internships are for those who want to get a feel for urban farming without making a huge commitment. It is a weekly 6-hour commitment. Interns are unpaid, but receive in-kind opportunities for workshops, courses, and farm visits.

Both Internships and Apprenticeships run in 2 cycles: a spring/summer season (March-September) and a fall/winter season (September-March).

We are accepting applications for 4 different positions:
1. Edmonston Farm: (2) Apprentices and (4) Interns.
2. Bladensburg Farm: (1) Apprentices and (2) Interns.
3. (1) Farm to Market Intern.
4. (1 or 2) Farm Educator Intern. Contact kayla(at)ecocityfarms.org for more info.

http://www.ecoffshoots.org/education/interns/

 

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

We need more growers and advocates for small, sustainable agriculture! Only a small fraction of this country’s population is growing their own food. The link between farmland and food is the farmer. Through our internships and apprenticeships, we seek to engage people in urban food production, using our urban farms as outdoor classrooms, supplemented by various on and off-farm workshops and visits. More than food, our biggest export is inspiration about local farming, especially in urban environments.

 

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Grace Management & Construction

240-386-9138 / 9802 Rosaryville Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, USA

Grace Management and Construction

Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level; Mid-Level, Senior Level

Position/s being offered:

Construction Crew Lead:  Provides direction and hands-on performance of stormwater retrofit/construction and maintenance projects in Prince George’s County Maryland. Supervises and directs field technician crews.

Field Technician:  Responsibilities include light construction, and other duties as needed on project sites such as maintenance of stormwater detention/retention ponds, as well as driving pickups/equipment trailers, and the operation of light commercial equipment.

Project Manager:  We currently have a need for an experienced project manager with a minimum of 5 years contract experience, preferably stormwater management & maintenance. In addition to a 4 year degree from a Civil Engineering or Construction Management program. The position is accountable for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of low impact development stormwater construction projects. Responsibilities include resolving issues, managing resources, project coordination, communicating project progress with clients and owner, oversight of project accounting, training, mentoring, and coaching.

 

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Green Drop

Mari Rivera / www.gogreendrop.com

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GreenDrop works with the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the National Federation of the Blind and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Philadelphia, to raise funds through the generation and collection of donated clothing and household items. Donated items are converted into critical dollars for these organizations, to assist them in upholding their mission and programs for supporting American veterans, the nation’s blind and neighbors in need throughout Philadelphia.

Tax-deductible donations of clothing and household items collected by GreenDrop are sold by the charities to thrift stores such as 2nd Avenue and Village Thrift. In 2014, proceeds from the sale of the donated goods to the thrift stores exceeded $2.5 million – supporting charitable programs locally and nationwide.

Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level; Mid-Level

Position/s being offered:

Outbound Call Agent, Trucking Depot Truck Captain, Trucking Driver, Trucking Material Handling

 

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 Grid Alternatives

 202-602-0722 / infodc(at)gridalternatives.org / 1629 Benning Rd NE, Suite 300, Washington D.C., 20002
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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level; Mid-Level; Senior-Level

Position/s being offered:

There are a few job openings at our organization, but what we also offer is hands-on solar experience. All our installs are done using volunteers and job trainees who receive valuable skills to become more marketable for the solar industry.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Our organization is dedicated to environmental justice by bringing solar to low-income communities.

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IMD Business Essentials

301-638-5405 / imdbusinessessentials(at)gmail.com  / 2224 Harford Ct. Waldorf, MD  20602
IMD Business Essentials

Do you have current job opportunities available?

In the near future

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

Looking for sales reps, dealers who are interested in learning about and selling promotional products while earning an income.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

There are hundreds of thousands of promotional products that are considered “good and green” such as sanitizers, first aid items, recycled products, and so much more.

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Love & Carrots

202-957-5683 / garden(at)loveandcarrots.com / 3238 13th St NW #4 Washington, DC 20010

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

We are seeking Apprentices to join our Team for a hands-on learning experience in all things Urban Farming! Apprentices will either learn the entire process of propagating and cultivating vegetables, work alongside our Installation Crew building and planting new gardens, with our Urban Farmers teaching folks how to grow food and at our homebase harvesting, planting, fertigating and more; orl work directly with the Engagement Coordinator to heighten and expand Love & Carrots’ traditional and nontraditional media presence. Apprentices will learn strategies to grow a small triple-bottom lined business and its positive impact on the community!

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

We design, install, and maintain organically grown vegetable gardens, transforming your backyard into a fresh, organic banquet.  Combining years of expertise in organic farming and gardening with a passion for fresh and local food, we take the intimidation out of home organic gardening! We are educating the next generation of urban farmers and healthy food system minded folks in the DC metro area.

 

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MD Solar United Neighborhoods

solarteam(at)mdsun.org

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

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Melwood

301 599 8000 / 5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

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National Office of Concerned Black Men

202.783.6119 / CBMNational.org / 1313 L Street, NW Suite 111, Washington DC 20005

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Do you have current job opportunities available?  

In the near future

Level of skill is required:

Mid-Level

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Prince George’s County Department of Environment

301-883-7161 / DMWeller1(at)co.pg.md.us / 1801 McCormick Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Mid-Level; Senior-Level

 

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Prince George’s County Sustainable Energy Program

301-883-6450 / esbannerman(at)co.pg.md.us / 1400 McCormick Drive Suite 336 Largo MD 20774

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

No

Level of skill is required:

Mid-Level

Position/s being offered:

Potential future positions are: Project Manager for Energy Management, Outreach and Education Coordinator for Energy Management, and Administrative Assistant for Energy Management.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

The mission of the Sustainable Energy Program which these potential staff will work for is reduce the County’s energy consumption, cost, and greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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Prince George’s Green

Lisa Lincoln / 301-642-3135 / lisa.l.lincoln(at)gmail.com

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

We’re offering entry level positions for several green businesses and one municipality.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

These jobs pay a living wage, and are good for the environment

 

 

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Shepherd Energy

301-464-1111 / Info(at)ShepherdEnergy.com / 4359 Northview Drive Bowie, MD 20716

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

Energy Analyst and Building Envelope Specialist, BPI

 

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 Solar City

888-765-2489 / 9000 Virginia Manor Rd., Beltsville, MD 20705
Solar City

Do you have current job opportunities available?

Yes

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level; Mid-Level

Position/s being offered:

SolarCity is hiring for multiple positions in Operations, Sales and Engineering.

Why should your job opportunities be considered “good and green”?

Our mission is to change the world for the better by providing cleaner, more affordable energy than your local utility.

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TeamBuilders Academy

301-546-0964 / deadwyjt@pgcc.edu / 9109 Westphalia Road, Upper Marlboro, MD

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Do you have current job opportunities available?

No, but we do have training opportunities, including on-the-job training experiences.

Level of skill is required:

Entry-Level

Position/s being offered:

TeamBuilders Academy (TBA) is a Prince George’s Community College Workforce Development Program, offering cohort-based accelerated adult career training. TBA’s mission is to provide job readiness-related soft skills training, combined with occupational trade-related technical skills training. After instruction is provided to eligible Prince George’s County residents, they are matched with local employers.