Transportation Supervisor - #604261

Arkansas City USD 470

Date: 11/25/2021 22:30 PM

City: Blackwell, Oklahoma

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 325

  • Position Type:

    Transportation/Transportation Supervisor

    Date Posted:





      Excellent communication skills. Ability to meet and work with people, both employees and general public
      Knowledge of State of Kansas public school transportation laws and regulations
      Experience in supervisory and managerial skills, including employee evaluation, time management, work delegation, timely completion of paperwork, appropriate record keeping, and organizational skills
      Knowledge of or ability to learn district and surrounding areas, including familiarity with streets and County roads
      Aptitude for using technology and related transportation software systems
      CDL licensed

    REPORTS TO: Director of Business & Operations

    JOB GOAL: To enable each student, through safe and efficient transportation, to take full advantage of the complete range of curricular and extracurricular activities offered by USD 470.


      Develops and administers a transportation program to meet all the requirements of the daily instructional program and extracurricular activities
      Prepares bus routes for all public schools in the district as per Board policies
      Schedules drivers and vehicles for activity transportation requests

      Conforms to all State of Kansas laws and regulations regarding school transportation
      Maintains safety standards in conformance with state and insurance regulations and develops a documented program of preventative safety
      Holds safety meetings with drivers as required by policy or State regulations
      Recruits, trains, and supervises all transportation and fleet mechanic personnel, and makes recommendations on their employment, transfer, promotion, and release
      Maintains records as required by the USD 470 Business Office, to include but not limited to: (a) timecards of transportation employees, (b) driver physicals, transportation employee drug test results, CDL training records, defensive driving courses, First-aide class attendance, cost of maintenance and fuel, preventative maintenance records, and roster of students transported
      Checks roads in inclement weather and advises administration on road safety conditions
      Cooperates with building principals and administrators responsible for planning special school trips
      Schedules vehicle inspections with drivers and mechanic
      Schedules vehicles for staff and administrative use
      Works in conjunction with mechanic to ensure buses are ready for annual pre-school inspection by the State of Kansas
      Attends appropriate committee and staff meetings
      Administers the transportation budget
      Approves and forwards transportation service invoices to accounting department
      Works with mechanic to maintain all district-owned vehicles, ensure all vehicles are in optimum condition and meet safety requirements, and develops plans for preventative maintenance
      Completes and dispatches insurance reports
      Submits all reports required by local and state authorities
      Takes positive and active role in solving discipline problems occurring in school vehicles

      Acts as liaison with parents for complaints and special requests
      Develops recommendations to address future equipment and personnel needs
      Develops recommendations to address future transportation needs
      Sets annual goals to target transportation department improvements
      Such other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Education or Assistant Superintendent of Business & Operations
    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, 12 months/year.

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