Stormwater Management Training

Get trained and certified in stormwater management!

As a B’more Green Stormwater Management Training participant, you will learn to safely install effective best practices that reduce and clean polluted stormwater runoff, improving the health of our Chesapeake Bay so that all Baltimore residents will be able to enjoy our waterways. You will work with companies in the region that perform stormwater installations, landscaping, and stream restoration.

This technician training is the first of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. Homeowners, businesses, and government offices across the country are seeing the benefits of installing stormwater solutions. Stormwater management is an industry primed for expansion and job creation.

Free information sessions are held every Tuesday at 1pm (arrive by 12:30pm) at the Baltimore Center for Green Careers. For more information, call (410) 929-6120.

As a Trainee, you will start your training in a classroom setting, which will incorporate hands-on learning. After successfully completing the classroom and hands-on component of the training program, you will have an opportunity to participate in paid on-the-job training.

Participants in our program attend personal development workshops to address barriers to obtaining and retaining employment. Each participant also receives individualized case management support.

Graduates from our program obtain six federal and state recognized certifications in construction safety, erosion and sediment control, equipment operations, and stormwater fundamentals. These certifications are highly valued by employers in the field.

If you are interested in applying to the training program, you must meet the following criteria:  

  • Attend a mandatory information session
  • 18 years or older
  • Drug Free
  • Interesting in working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Have a valid driver’s license (required before graduation)
  • Be a Baltimore City resident
  • No open and active charge on your criminal record

Individuals who have met all eligibility requirements above will go through an interview and screening process.

Our graduates are placed into entry-level green careers with employers that offer a living wage ($12.00-$16.00 per hour) and opportunities for advancement.