Director - Ste. Genevieve Co R-II
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Transportation
Job Location: Ste. Genevieve County R-II School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ste. Genevieve Co R-II
Ste Genevieve, MO 63670
Telephone: 573-883-4500 EXT 2004
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Job Description:
**Please click here to apply on our website**
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Bachelor's degree in transportation management, business administration, education, or a related field preferred.
  2. Previous experience in transportation management, preferably in a school district or educational institution.
  3. Knowledge of state and federal regulations related to school bus transportation, including driver qualifications, safety standards, and vehicle maintenance.
  4. Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to effectively supervise and motivate transportation staff.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  6. Problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  7. Valid Missouri driver's license to operate a school bus and a clean driving record.
REPORTS TO:
Superintendent
 
SUPERVISION DUTIES:
Maintenance Personnel
 
JOB GOAL:
The Director of Transportation plays a vital role in ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of students. This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the transportation department, including managing personnel, coordinating routes, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, and maintaining the district's fleet of vehicles.
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Fleet Management: Manage the district's transportation fleet, including buses, vans, and other vehicles. Ensure that all vehicles are properly maintained, inspected, and equipped with necessary safety features.
  2. Route Coordination: Develop and implement efficient transportation routes to ensure timely and safe transportation of students. Coordinate with school administrators to accommodate changes in student enrollment and transportation needs.
  3. Compliance: Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations related to transportation, including safety standards, licensing requirements, and environmental regulations.
  4. Staff Supervision: Hire, train, and supervise transportation staff, including bus drivers, monitors, and administrative personnel. Provide leadership and support to transportation staff to ensure high-quality service delivery.
  5. Budget Management: Develop and manage the transportation budget, including forecasting expenses, monitoring expenditures, and identifying cost-saving opportunities. Ensure that transportation services are delivered within budgetary constraints.
  6. Safety and Security: Implement safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety and security of students during transportation. Conduct regular safety training for transportation staff and monitor compliance with safety regulations.
  7. Communication: Communicate regularly with school administrators, families, and community members regarding transportation services. Address concerns and inquiries related to transportation in a timely and professional manner.
  8. Technology Integration: Utilize transportation management software and technology tools to optimize routing, track vehicle locations, and monitor fleet performance. Identify opportunities to leverage technology to improve transportation services.
  9. Emergency Management: Develop and implement emergency response plans for transportation-related incidents. Coordinate with emergency responders and school officials to ensure effective response and communication during emergencies.
  10. Continuous Improvement: Evaluate transportation operations regularly and identify opportunities for improvement. Implement best practices and innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation services.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • The employee will be required to:
    • stand; walk; use hands, fingers and hand strength to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; 
    • talk to, be able to hear, and see (specific vision requirements include close and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus);
    • reach; climb; bend; squat; stoop; and kneel; 
    • lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 90 pounds; and
CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:
  • The employee will regularly work:
    • indoors and outdoors; 
    • near or with moving mechanical equipment; 
    • with toxic or caustic chemicals; and 
    • in noise levels that usually are in the moderate range but can occasionally be loud.
  • The employee will:
    • frequently work alone; and
    • occasionally work irregular or extended hours.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary, work day, and year to be established by the Board of Education.
 

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