Shaun Bennett is August's Employee of the Month

Shaun Bennett from the Public Works Department Building Maintenance Division was selected as Milford’s employee of the month for August.

After a review of nominations, the selection committee unanimously selected Bennett as the winner for his leadership, outstanding performance and superior customer service and other attributes.

Bennett began his career with the City of Milford’s Department of Public Works on Dec. 5, 2011, as a general carpenter/painter/maintenance mechanic. He was promoted to foreman of building maintenance on Dec. 23, 2013. As foreman, Bennett has implemented the practice of organizing and detailing the day’s work. This has increased the efficiency and productivity of the building maintenance team, city officials said.

“Shaun is keenly aware of the individual talents of each member of the building maintenance team and assigns them their work accordingly,” according to a city press release. “He is a hands-on leader who works alongside his team. He is very accessible and quickly responds to requests from all city departments.”

“Shaun’s affable nature and personality create a pleasant working atmosphere,” city officials said. “His compassion, understanding and approachability contribute to the cohesive working relationships of the members of the building maintenance team.”