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Green Occupation:
11-1021.00 - General and Operations Managers

Green occupations will likely change as a result of the green economy. Green economy activities and technologies are increasing the demand for occupations, shaping the work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or generating new and emerging occupations.

This is a Green Enhanced Skills occupation — green economy activities and technologies are likely to cause significant change to the work and worker requirements. New tasks, skills, knowledge, credentials may be needed. Employment demand remains the same, but there is potential for an increase.

General and operations managers work in the following green economy sectors:

  • Agriculture and Forestry — This sector covers activities related to using natural pesticides, efficient land management or farming, and aquaculture.
  • Energy Efficiency — This sector covers activities related to increasing energy efficiency (broadly defined), making energy demand response more effective, constructing "smart grids," and other energy efficient activities.

They perform these tasks important to the green economy:

  • Implement or oversee environmental management or sustainability programs addressing issues such as recycling, conservation, or waste management.