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Loveland Technician Earns National Award

The City of Loveland, Colo., has announced that Corey Lane, fleet technician and 22-year city employee, has been recognized with the “Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year” award from a national publication.

MEMA Awards Technicians of the Year

The Ohio Chapter of the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) announced the winners of its Technicians of the Year award at the Midwest Green Fleet Forum.

Paying Your Technicians Incentives for Certifications

Incentive pay can motivate employees to continue their training and help retain experienced technicians. From lump sum payments to higher wages, fleets explain how they implemented their incentive pay programs.

Perceptions of Public and Private Sector Techs

Finding qualified technicians can be a challenge for public sector fleet managers. A survey of Government Fleet readers and private-sector technicians uncovered several interesting findings, which were covered in a feature article of the June 2015 issue. View a series of slides with data points from the findings.

Using Awards to Motivate Staff

Recognition programs provide another way for fleets to reward their staff and for the industry to reward its highest performers. What might be best about recognition programs is the drive for continuous improvement.

Encouraging Ownership Among Employees

Typically, a small fleet will have fewer people performing more duties, and that requires a staff that understands the magnitude of their responsibilities.