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CENTRAL NEW YORK GREEN JOBS. Presented by: Karen Knapik-Scalzo, Associate Economist New York State Department of Labor karen.knapik-scalzo@labor.ny.gov (315) 479-3391. CENTRAL NY* GREEN** INDUSTRIES & JOBS. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • CENTRAL NEW YORK GREEN JOBS Presented by: Karen Knapik-Scalzo, Associate EconomistNew York State Department of Laborkaren.knapik-scalzo@labor.ny.gov(315) 479-3391

  • CENTRAL NY* GREEN** INDUSTRIES & JOBSGreen jobs and industries still represent a small portion of total jobs in the Central New York region 2.2 %

    Green Companies still represent a small portion of total firms 1.5 %

    Green industries pay 55.6 % higher wages than the average wage in the region - $61,568 a year versus $39,572 a year

    *Central NY includes Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, and Cortland counties.** Based on 40 six-digit NAICS Codes.

  • EXAMPLES OF THE LARGEST GREEN INDUSTRIES IN CENTRAL NEW YORK*Engineering Services

    Air-Conditioning & Warm Air Heating Equipment & Commercial & Industrial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing

    Nonupholstered Wood Household Furniture Manufacturing

    Environmental Consulting Services

    * Central NY includes Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, and Cortland counties.

  • EXAMPLES OF GREEN INDUSTRIES HAVING LARGE NUMBERS OF FIRMS IN CENTRAL NEW YORK*Engineering Services

    Other Scientific & Technical Consulting Services

    Environmental Consulting Services

    * Central NY includes Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, and Cortland counties.

  • Selected Green and Clean Industry Clusters in New York State:Biomass/BiofuelEnergy/Environmental Consulting ServicesEnergy Service Companies (ESCO)Fuel Cells/Battery Products/Power InvertersGreen Building Products ManufacturingIndoor Environmental Quality Product ManufacturingSolar InstallationSolar ManufacturingWaste Management/RemediationWater Quality/Water ResourcesWeatherizationWind InstallationWind Manufacturing

  • Examples of Common Green Jobs:General & Operations ManagersEngineering ManagersPurchasing Agents, Exc. Wholesale, Retail, & Farm ProductsAccountants & AuditorsMechanical EngineersSales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Except Technical & Scientific ProductsBookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing ClerksProduction, Planning, & Expediting ClerksShipping, Receiving & Traffic ClerksExecutive Secretaries & Administrative AssistantsOffice Clerks, GeneralMaintenance & Repair Workers, General

  • Examples of Common Green Jobs:First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production & Operating Workers MachinistsWelders, Cutters, Solderers, & BrazersConstruction LaborersElectriciansCutting, Punching, & Press Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & PlasticTeam AssemblersElectrical & Electronic Equipment AssemblersInspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & WeighersHelpers - Production WorkersLaborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand

  • Green Opportunities in Central New York: Bannon Automotive electric car startup that plans to open a plant in Onondaga County in 2010.

    Construction of a $20 million biotechnology research center in the City of Syracuse focusing on new health therapies & new products made from biological materials.

    Headquarters of the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems in Syracuse that focuses on improving health, safety and security in buildings & urban environments.

    Grants to train workers in green jobs, including veterans and individuals living in poverty.

    Business incubators to nurture green companies, such as the Tech Garden in Syracuse.

  • RESOURCES FOR GREEN JOBS INFORMATION:WWW.NYCAREERZONE.ORG

    GREENCAREERSNY.COM

    WWW.THECLEANTECHCENTER.COM/CLEANTECH/CLEANTECHMANUAL_12_09.PDF

  • OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK FOR GREEN JOBSIncreasing consumer demand.

    Venture capital infusions.

  • THE GREENING OF OCCUPATIONSGreen Increased Demand Occupations

    Green Enhanced Skills Occupations

    New and Emerging (N&E) Green Occupations

    Source: The National Center for O*NET Development

  • THE GREENING OF OCCUPATIONSGreen Increased Demand Occupations:The impact of green economy activities/technology is an increase in the employment demand for an existing occupation. For example, the increasing demand for electrical power line installers & repairers related to energy efficiency & infrastructure upgrades.

    Source: The National Center for O*NET Development

  • THE GREENING OF OCCUPATIONSGreen Enhanced Skills Occupations:The impact of green economy activities/technology results in a significant change to the work & worker requirements of an existing occupation. This impact may or may not result in an increase in employment demand for the occupation. For example, Architect where greening has increased knowledge requirements pertaining to energy efficient materials and construction as well as skills associated with integrating green technology into the aesthetic design of buildings (LEED certification).Source: The National Center for O*NET Development

  • THE GREENING OF OCCUPATIONSNew & Emerging (N&E) Green Occupations:The impact of green economy activities/technology is sufficient to create the need for unique work and worker requirements, resulting in the generation of a new occupation. For example, solar system technicians. Source: The National Center for O*NET Development

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