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Green Loan Officer

Job Snapshot: 
Do you like finding ways to help people save money? As a green loan officer, you can help homeowners secure loans, grants, or reduced mortgage rates for energy-efficient home renovations or renewable energy projects. Many financial institutions and insurance companies are beginning to offer significant financial incentives for energy-efficient retrofits and renewable energy add-ons to the home.
Roles & Responsibilities: 
You will need to meet with clients to determine their needs and complete paperwork for the loans. As the requirements for these types of loans vary among institutions, you may be required to have a broad knowledge of energy-efficiency guidelines and other grants, rebates, and programs available to the client depending on their needs.
Environmental Understanding and Essential Skills: 

Understanding: finance, energy efficiency principles, and an understanding of renewable energy technologies and government policies.

Skills: problem solving, decision-making, organization, research, report writing, analysis, computers, communication, English

Education and Recommended Courses: 
A university degree in finance, economics, or business is necessary. Additional qualifications may be necessary as determined by the institution.
Potential Earnings: 
$50,000-$60,000
Employment Atmosphere: 

Relationships: Most communication is done with clients, though as part of a large bank, you may also meet with other loan officers and employees of the institution.

Atmosphere: Your time is spent almost entirely in an office. You may be required to travel to conventions or conferences to maintain skills and connections.