Supervisor of Pupil Transportation
SUPERVISOR OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION
The position is responsible for facilitating the safe and efficient operation of school bus transportation.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
- Plan, organize and implement the transportation system in accordance with School Board policies, State Department of Education regulations and state laws.
- Recruit, train and supervise transportation personnel and make recommendations on their employment, transfer, promotion, and release.
- Maintain and develop safety standards in conformance with State and insurance regulations.
- Plan and conduct in-service meetings for bus drivers.
- Make periodic and frequent spot checks on school buses while they are in operation.
- Advise the Executive Director of Operations on weather and road conditions during inclement weather.
- Cooperate with principals and sponsors in planning special trips.
- Assist principals in solving discipline problems on buses.
- Resolve conflicts between drivers/drivers, drivers/parents, drivers/administrators, drivers/students and escalate as appropriate/necessary.
- Conduct meetings with school bus drivers, parents, and administrators.
- Assist in budget preparation and perform or oversee other administrative details such as payrolls, driver and office staff leave, and required reports.
- Assemble and prepare a school bus driver's manual based upon State statutes and School Board policies, establishing regulations for driver personnel in the operation of school buses.
- Arrange and coordinate annual inspection of all vehicles by the Transportation Department, State Department of Education.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and/or his/her designee.
- Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent job-related experience.
- Three years of experience in public transportation required.
- Hold a current Virginia Operator's License properly endorsed to operate a school bus.
- Possess sufficient business aptitude to perform efficiently and independently such duties as budgeting, record-keeping and purchasing.
- Ability to meet local and State standards for driver record check.
- Ability to interpret and apply state law, local policy and administrative procedures.
- Ability to compile and analyze data.
- Possess strong organizational and communication skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in working with computers and other types of technology.
- Posses a working knowledge of the Tranfinder routing software or equivalent.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the School Board's policy on evaluation classified personnel.
FSLA STATUS: Exempt