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Land Use Planning / Redevelopment Tech

Career Overview

Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.

Career Outlook

Projections 2022-2030

New job opportunities are likely in the future. With a
7% Percent change.

2020 Employment


2030 Employment


What training is needed?

People starting in this career usually have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Less than 5 years work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Programs that can prepare you for this career are:
  • American History (United States)
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Anthropology, General
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Applied Behavior Analysis

What does a typical day look like?

  • Manage environmental sustainability projects.
  • Identify environmental concerns.
  • Prepare proposals or grant applications to obtain project funding.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Estimate green project costs.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2055370
Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.