Supervisor of Transportation (#308416)
Bachelor’s degree or acceptable experience in the transportation services, or closely related field. The experience and/or training may include transportation program management, school transportation operations, fleet operations, vehicle maintenance/procurement, budget administration, employee management, and personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license.
The purpose of this is to plan, coordinate, and direct the Transportation Program and system-wide bus maintenance to ensure safe and efficient transportation of personnel and students.
· Designs and supervises the transportation system of the entire school system
· Assumes responsibility for recruiting, training, and evaluating all drivers, substitute drivers, and mechanics
· Plans and develops system-wide transportation routes; reviews transportation schedules to ensure efficiency
· Stays knowledgeable of all state and local policies and regulation concerning the school bus transportation program
· Recommends to the Director transportation personnel to be employed by the board
· Plans in-service training programs for transportation personnel
· Supervises the maintenance of school buses
· Assists in budget preparation
· Assumes responsibility for communicating with the highway department of the local governmental body when necessary
· Assumes responsibility for the implementation of safety practices and procedures
· Recommends school closing due to inclement weather as appropriate; supervises transportation services for mandatory evacuation.
· Prepares various reports and submits to appropriate federal, state, county, and/or school system agencies/personnel.
· Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations or activities; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.
· Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, filing documentation, or processing incoming/outgoing mail
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned.