Supervisor of Transportation

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Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


POSITION:        Supervisor of Transportation
REQUIREMENTS:      See Job Description Below
LOCATION:     Transportation Office/Division-Wide
SALARY:      Depends on education and experience. 
BEGINNING DATE:           To Be Determined




CONTACT PERSON:   Allison Erickson, Personnel Secretary – Ext. 2610

NOTE:    Fredericksburg City Public School Division is an equal opportunity employer.  Therefore, it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs or employment.  No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program for which application has been made.
PLEASE POST:   January 21, 2021

TITLE:          Supervisor of Transportation
PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Direct and manage district’s transportation and vehicle maintenance program. Oversee maintenance of all district-owned vehicles. Ensure safe and efficient operation of transportation department.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise and evaluate performance of mechanics, dispatcher, bus drivers, car drivers, monitors, and transportation secretaries.
  • Ability to direct and manage operations of a fleet of vehicles
  • Knowledge of energy management and vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Ability to manage budget and personnel
  • Ability to coordinate district function
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
REPORTS TO:  Deputy Superintendent
Routes and Schedule
  1. Prepare and update bus routes and schedules for all schools in district and develop plan to meet future transportation needs.
  2. Coordinate transportation for extracurricular activities and special programs.
  3. Respond to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Operate bus and deliver buses to drivers when breakdowns occur.
  4. Notify bus drivers, schools, and public of any changes in bus routes and schedules.
Policy, Reports, and Laws
  1. Implement federal and state law, Virginia Department of Education guidance, and school board policy in transportation area.
  2. Compile, maintain, file, and present all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required in transportation area.
  3. Implement district’s student discipline policies and communicate to students expected behavior when using district transportation.
  4. Enforce safety standards that conform with state, federal, and insurance regulations and develop a program of preventive safety.
  5. Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation of transportation department.
  6. Comply with applicable personnel policies.
  7. Prepare data necessary to process transportation payroll.
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  1. Direct repair of all district-owned vehicles and oversee plans for preventive maintenance.
  2. Process vehicle repair requests and prioritize work orders. Contract for services that cannot be performed in shop.
  3. Monitor fuel deliveries and distribution.
Budget and Inventory
  1. Assist with budget development. 
  2. Initiate purchases and bids.
  3. Maintain current inventory of supplies and parts to avoid ordering delays.
  4. Approve and forward invoices for transportation to accounting department.
  5. Recommend disposal of obsolete or worn out vehicles and equipment. Recommend purchase of vehicles as necessary.
Student Management
  1. Enforce student discipline and suspension of riding privileges for any student who violates rules and regulations.
  1. Assign bus drivers to routes and find substitutes as needed.
  2. Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate all transportation personnel and make sound recommendations about placement, assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
  3. Prepare, process, and maintain all documents required to verify safety certification and alcohol and drug testing of bus drivers.
  4. Prepare, review, and revise transportation department job descriptions.
  5. Evaluate employee job performance to ensure effectiveness.
  1. Advise administration about inclement weather conditions that may result in the closing of schools or road hazards.
  2. Help with gathering information in investigations of school bus accidents and student safety violations.
  3. Help organize and conduct training programs to promote a safe work environment.
  4. Ensure that transportation equipment is in excellent operating condition.
  1. Other duties as assigned.
EVALUATION:  Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of administrative personnel. 

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Fredericksburg Public Schools

817 Princess Anne Street , Fredericksburg, VA 22401

At the following locations


City Shop , Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801