Santa Fe Community College announces EPA Environmental Job Training Program Information session at 6 p.m. Nov. 15

SANTA FE, NM – Santa Fe Community College will present an information session on the New Mexico Environmental Job Training Program at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in Room 213 on the campus, 6401 Richards Ave. The five-week intensive training will run Jan. 22 through Feb. 23, 2018 at the college. An Environmental Protection Agency grant will cover the training costs for unemployed, underemployed or low-income applicants who are accepted into the program.

Graduates of the program will receive federal and state recognized certifications such as, but not limited to: Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 40 hour; CPR and first aid; fork lift operator, and OSHA Construction Standards, 30 hour.

Find out more about the program and apply on line at: https://www.sfcc.edu/programs/environmental-job-training/.

To apply you must meet the following criteria: able to attend all five weeks, be 18 or older, able to lift at least 30 pounds, be unemployed, underemployed or low-income (see guidelines on the website). Veterans are encouraged to apply. Space is limited and applicants may be accepted on a first-come, first- served basis.

Participants who successfully complete the program are eligible for job placement assistance. Most entry-level positions offer benefits with an average starting wage between $12 and $16 per hour.

For additional information, contact Janet Kerley at janet.kerley@sfcc.edu or call Evelyn Gonzales at 505-428-1866.


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