Staffing Challenges for Winter Maintenance Operations
5/20/2019 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Room: 255F

Businesses and public agencies around the country are reporting driver shortages and searching for other good, quality workers. In this session, we will discuss the hiring practices of the Twin Cities and Schaumburg, Illinois. The discussion will include the challenges faced in recruiting and hiring a diverse and changing workforce and the trainee programs that Minneapolis and St. Paul have incorporated for developing a highly-trained CDL workforce.

After Attending This Session, You Will be Better Able to:
1. Implement new hiring practices and procedures.
2. Engage and recruit diverse and qualified maintenance operators.
3. Incorporate a trainee component into your hiring practices.
Speaker : Mr. TJ Countryman Field Services Superintendent, Village of Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL
Speaker : Matthew Morreim Asst. City Engineer, City of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN
Speaker : Mike Kennedy Director of Transportation Maintenance & Repair, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN