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Water Workforce Task Force

Water Workforce Task Force

Change Committee
    1. Define scope of work for and hire consultants under Bank of America grant by March 2023.
    2. Create and facilitate a utility pilot water workforce program in partnership with one educational institution by December 2023.
    3. Collaborate to create a water workforce pathway with aligned curriculum through the NJ Pathways to Career Opportunities initiative led by the NJ Council of County Colleges.
    4. Increase visibility to the water workforce sector and continue cultivating partnerships.
    1. Convene utility leaders, educational institutions, pre-apprenticeship programs, career centers, and community-based organizations to explore partnerships, collaboration, and pursue goals.
    2. Coordinate efforts to bolster education and outreach to make water a career of choice.
    3. Advance a NJ water workforce pipeline initiative by finalizing a curriculum or career pathway map for entry into the water utility employment sector.
    4. Research funding opportunities to engage partner utilities to implement a water workforce pilot program that would create an employment pipeline from local communities.
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