Transportation Coordinator

May 12, 2020

Now Hiring

To enable each student, through safe and efficient transportation, to take full advantage of the complete range of curricular and extracurricular activities by the district's schools.

Duties:

  • Conforms with all state laws and regulations regarding school transportation.
  • Maintains safety standards in conformance with state and insurance regulations and develops a program of preventative safety.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises all transportation personnel, and make recommendations on their employment, promotion, and release.
  • Advises Superintendent on road hazards for decision on school closing during inclement weather.
  • Acts as a liaison with road commissioner for consultation on road hazards for decision on school closing during inclement weather.
  • Cooperates with school principals and others responsible for planning special school trips.
  • Develops and administers a transportation program to meet all the requirements of the daily instructional program and extracurricular activities.
  • Formulates specifications to be incorporated into contractual agreements.
  • Prepares bus routes for all public and non-public schools in the district.
  • Prepares and updates bus routes for all public and non-public schools in the district.
  • Attends appropriate committee and staff meetings.
  • Helps prepare and administer the transportation budget.
  • Authorizes purchases in accordance with the budgetary limitations and district rules.
  • Approves and forwards transportation service invoices to accounting department.
  • Maintains all district-owned equipment and develops plans for preventative maintenance.
  • Prepares transportation payroll on a weekly basis.
  • Completes and dispatches insurance reports.
  • Submits all reports required by state authorities.
  • Takes an active roll in solving discipline problems occurring on school buses.
  • Acts as liaison with parents for complaints and special requests.
  • Provides the purchasing department with contractor performance qualification data.
  • Reviews annually the advisability of a district-owned transportation system.
  • Develops recommendations for future equipment and personnel needs based on a survey of resident students, distances, and grade levels.
  • Develops recommendations for future transportation needs based on an annual survey of residents.
  • Assigns drivers to designated buses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by administration.

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