Director - North Kansas City 74
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director, Transportation & Logistics
Job Location: Central Office/Transportation Annex
Beginning: Mar 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: North Kansas City 74
Kansas City, MO 64116
Telephone: 816-413-5001
Job Description:
DIRECTOR – TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS - position to begin in March 2019
Please apply online by visiting and clicking on the Careers link. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year accredited college or university
  • Ten years of upper management experience
  • Three years management experience in Pupil Transportation
  • Three years’ experience in Collective Bargaining
  • Experience in managing a fleet of school buses of at least fifty (50)
  • Commercial Driver’s License with endorsement for Passenger Vehicles and School Bus Endorsement, Missouri School Bus Driver-Trainer Certification
  • Ability to identify problems and determine solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computer programs and keyboard skills
  • Possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical attributes necessary to perform the essential functions of the position
REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent, Operations
JOB GOAL: The job of Director of Transportation & Logistics was established for the purpose/s of supporting the educational program with specific responsibilities for directing transportation programs and services; providing information and serving as a resource to others; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services in compliance with established guidelines; and serving as a member of the leadership team.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Maintains safety standards in compliance with state, federal and insurance regulations
  • Develops a program of preventive safety
  • Recruits, trains and supervises all transportation personnel. This includes recommendations on their employment, transfer, promotion and release
  • Evaluate Transportation Staff on an annual basis
  • Advises superintendent on road hazards when determining closing school due to 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
  • Oversees the creation of bus routes and updates bus schedules for all schools in the district
  • Oversees maintenance of all district-owned equipment and develops plans for preventive maintenance
  • Attends appropriate committee and staff meetings
  • Prepares and administers the transportation budget
  • Develops recommendations for future equipment and personnel needs
  • Authorizes purchases in accordance with budgetary limitations and district rules and policies
  • Approves and forwards transportation requisitions and purchase orders to accounting department
  • Submits all reports required by state authorities
  • Oversees decisions regarding discipline problems occurring on school buses
  • Acts as liaison with parents for complaints and special requests.
  • Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills
  • Adheres to good safety practices
  • Adheres to all district rules, regulations and policies
  • Other duties as required or assigned
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The individual who holds this position is regularly required to walk, hear and speak and must have close moderate and distance vision ability. This individual must be able to travel between district facilities. The position requires a moderate amount of travel and physical activity.
CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT: The work environment is consistent with typical office/school environment.          TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and twelve-month work calendar to be established by the Board of Education.
FLSA: Exempt
RETIREMENT: Public Education Employee Retirement Systems (PEERS)
CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluations utilizing the Performance Based Administrator Evaluation process.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.