Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014
Street Toyota-Scion of Amarillo, Texas is the proud recipient of the Employer Award of Excellence for its partnership with Workforce Solutions Panhandle. The award was presented to them at the 17th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held last December 4-6, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.
The Texas Workforce Commission explains that, “The Employer Award of Excellence honors employers that are actively involved with their local workforce board and have made a positive impact on employers, workers and the community.” Street Toyota-Scion has continually shown dedication to its partnership with Workforce Solutions Panhandle and to strengthening the local workforce. This is not the first time they have been recognized as an excellent employer as Street Toyota-Scion was named as one of the Top 100 Auto Dealerships to Work For in 2012 by Automotive News.
This dedication is exemplified through the opportunities Street Toyota-Scion creates throughout the Panhandle area. The company has a variety of partnerships with high schools, community colleges, technical colleges and universities, all with the goal of community development and building a high quality workforce in the state of Texas. As an Amarillo ISD “Partner in Education,” Street Toyota-Scion staff members participate in the “Ready for the Real World?” program for high school juniors, where they present information to students about careers in the automotive industry, provide both employment and job shadowing opportunities and advise students about buying, owning and maintaining a car.
The team at Street Toyota-Scion recognizes the need to develop and maintain a skilled local workforce and is proud to be a part of such an important and impactful cause. Mike Good, General Manager at Street Toyota-Scion commented on their effort by saying, “The Street Automotive Group of dealerships strives to contribute to the community by providing meaningful employment and opportunities to as many people as possible. The Work Force Commission has been instrumental in Street’s success in the Amarillo community.”
Street Toyota has been serving the automotive needs of Amarillo and the surrounding area since 1982. They offer a large selection of new Toyota, Toyota Certified Used and other quality used vehicles at their state-of-the-art facility in Amarillo, Texas. Street Toyota takes pride in their mission statement “to employ the best people who offer customers the most ethical, respectful treatment in a professional and friendly workplace.” For more information about Street Toyota, you can visit their website or contact them by phone at (806) 553-6616.