Transportation Outreach and Recruitment Resources
While demand for transportation workers will vary by region, subsector, and occupation, there will be a large number of job openings for high-skill and middle-skill workers across the transportation industry. Successful recruitment and upskilling of new and current workers who will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and construction of the Nation’s transportation infrastructure will be critical to a system that meets the economic and security needs of the 21st century.
The NETWC, together with private and public industry partners looks to provide access for employers to a motivated and educated pool of candidates. Here on the website you can take advantage of our extensive network of educational institutions and link up with job seekers in your state. Through this direct contact with universities and communities colleges, we can provide a qualified and professionally trained supply of workers to the in demand jobs across the industry
How does the NETWC partner with transportation employers and workforce development organizations?
- Identify regional transportation job sector needs and priorities
- Catalogue existing workforce development programs and best practices (see the Resource Search Tab)
- Identify workforce gaps in skills and training,
- Highlight best practices by employers in attracting, retaining and educating employees
- Facilitate partnerships to address these gaps, and
- Align transportation workforce development efforts and programming to meet regional industry job needs and priorities.
Transportation Outreach and Recruitment Resources: Institution of Transportation Engineers
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has released new and updated information to assist with the recruitment and marketing efforts of organizations involved in transportation. These tools represent a first step in encouraging higher quality and more frequent outreach to pre-college students. Through outreach at the local levels and by local volunteers, a much broader student audience can be exposed to the transportation profession and be encouraged to develop a strong interest in pursuing a transportation-related career.
ITE’s Career Center offers great benefits, resources, and a user-friendly interface, making ITE a top destination for recruiting new talent for your organization. The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an international membership association of transportation professionals who work to improve mobility and safety for all transportation system users and help build smart and livable communities.
Featured Partnership: American Public Transportation Association
APTA has a strong commitment to increasing resources for developing a better workforce in transit and public transportation. In 2016, APTA became a national partner of the National Network of Transportation Workforce (NNTW).