EPA Job Training


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Job Training Program is prepared to recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field. Participants will matriculate through a series of training and become certified in various areas which will assist in securing full-time employment in the environmental field upon completion.


6 weeks; Monday- Friday 8AM-4PM




18 or over; Unemployed or Underemployed; Desire to Work in EPA Field; Birth Certificate; Driver License/State ID; Social Security Card

Certification(s) Earned

OSHA 10 Certification; HAZWOPER 40-Hr Certification; Forklift Certification; Asbestos Worker Certification; CPR/First Aid Certification


    • Job Placement Assistance Upon Completion

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of forklift training fundamentals and regulations. Understand safe operating procedures and eliminating potential hazards. Identify forklift components and their functions. Understand forklift stability characteristics, limitations, inspection, and care. Understand methods to perform safe loading, unloading, and stacking procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of identifying, defining, and describing asbestos and explain associated health hazards. Illustrate how to protect against asbestos hazards.
  • Understand the purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety.
  • Identify hazardous materials existent in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of materials, compounds and mixtures that may present flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  • Demonstrate how to check a person who is responsive for life-threatening and non-life-threatening conditions.  Demonstrate CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for a person who is in cardiac arrest. Keep Apply and Secure Document Table

Contact Information

Dennis Holmes
EPA Coordinator
318.676.7850 (office)
318.676.7856 (fax)

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