Hawaii Green Jobs Portal

Aloha and welcome to Hawai'i Green Jobs Initiative featuring current green job openings in Hawaii, information about local green training programs and training providers, and Hawaii's green labor market. This portal is a service of the Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) which is responsible for ensuring and increasing the economic security, well-being, and productivity of Hawaii's workers.

Green Careers

You can learn more by looking at the information for these occupations:
Electronics Engineering Technologists Help engineers design, test, and implement new electronics systems or products
Energy Auditors Evaluate energy use patterns. They look at both home and commercial buildings, and recommend ways buildings can use less energy.
Energy Engineers Design, develop, and evaluate energy-related projects and programs. They study ways to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency.
Fuel Cell Engineers Design and test fuel cell technology to generate power. They use this technology to power everyday items as well as large buildings.
Fuel Cell Technicians Install, operate, and maintain fuel cell systems
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other software. They study how to best use physical space.
Geothermal Production Managers Oversee operations at geothermal power plants. They maintain and monitor geothermal equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.
Geothermal Technicians Iinstall and repair geothermal heating and cooling systems. They test, calibrate, and maintain geothermal energy systems.
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists Help to develop tools, create designs, and improve equipment for manufacturing processes
Manufacturing Engineers Design and improve manufacturing systems or related processes to increase production and decrease costs
Manufacturing Production Technicians Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery and equipment
Photonics Engineers Use their knowledge of engineering and mathematics to design laser and fiber optic technology
Precision Agriculture Technicians Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) to improve agricultural practices. They use data to make precise decisions about watering, planting, and pesticide application.
Recycling and Reclamation Workers Prepare and sort materials for recycling
Regulatory Affairs Managers Plan and direct applications to regulatory agencies to get a new product approved. They also make sure that existing products meet all rules and guidelines.
Regulatory Affairs Specialists Aassist managers in getting new products approved by a regulatory agency. They also maintain records on existing products.
Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists Use aerial photography, satellite images, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze data and solve problems.
Robotics Engineers Research, design, develop, and test robotic applications
Solar Panel Installers Place solar panels in sunny places to gather the sun's power
Supply Chain Managers Coordinate and plan all the steps necessary to make and sell a product, from beginning to end.
Validation Engineers Design, plan, and test equipment and procedures. They make sure equipment works precisely so that manufacturers can make high quality products.
Weatherization Installers and Technicians Weatherize homes to make them more energy efficient. They repair windows and insulate ducts. They also perform heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) work.
Wind Energy Engineers Design wind farm collector systems. They prepare and develop wind farms for specific sites.
Wind Energy Operations Managers Oversee wind farm operations. They manage employees, maintenance activities, financial activities, and planning.
Wind Energy Project Managers Oversee all phases of developing and building wind energy farms.
Wind Turbine Technicians Assemble, maintain, and repair wind turbines used in energy generation.

Labor Market Information

Data Sources
Occupational Wage Rates: Hawaii Dept. of Labor and Industrial Relations, Research and Statistics Office, OES BLS (State & Hon) and LEWIS (Other Counties)
The median wage is the estimated 50th percentile; 50 percent of workers in an occupation earn less than the median wage, and 50 percent earn more than the median wage. Entry level and Experienced wage rates represent the means of the lower 1/3 and upper 2/3 of the wage distribution, respectively. Data is from an annual survey.
Top Occupations Advertised Online: Online advertised jobs data