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Bus Driver / Trainer Supervisor

Coalinga-Huron Unified Coalinga, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Under the supervision of the Director of Transportation, the Transportation Supervisor will drive a school bus as needed; organize and coordinate the activities of the Transportation department; assure safe and efficient pupil transportation, routing, scheduling, and training in support of the school district’s instructional and activity programs for students. Summary of Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to): Supervise and train according to State of CA Department of Education, CHP, DOT, and DMV standards all Bus drivers; sub drivers and others related to transporting students as required. This position requires strong proven abilities in organizations, leadership and human relationships. Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time schedules and in accordance with regulations and laws related to pupil transportation as assigned; transport students to and from school, special events and field trips as necessary. Safe driving practices and methods. Monitors daily operations to assure that work is performed efficiently and in accordance with appropriate regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Ensure that standards consistent with all applicable laws and regulations are maintained. Manage compliance of all safety regulations governing pupil transportation. Facilitates staff meetings to provide annual in-service and address operational issues. Resolves or delegates daily operational problems and emergencies while coordinating with the Director of Transportation on complex problems. Inspect all district vehicles on a regular basis to determine that high standards of cleanliness, safety, and security are maintained. Recruit, train, and supervise all bus drivers. Make fog calls and contact corresponding agencies, as appropriate. Performs road checks during period of inclement weather. Provide bus driver training to all bus drivers, in-service, renewal, and original training. Maintain driver’s records, schedule DOT physicals, and renewal appointments. Check driver logs and mileage sheets, also maintain end of the year mileage reports. Supervise the work of the transportation dispatcher, and other transportation personnel as assigned. Coordinates and assists with the district transportation-training program, collision investigations, safety programs, student management, drug and alcohol testing, bus driver performance evaluations and staff development. Coordinates with the bus maintenance staff to prepare for annual state bus inspections. Coordinates with the Director of Transportation on resolving any inspection issues Provides in-service training programs for assigned personnel. Schedule, allot time, and assign driver personnel for all student transportation within the district. Design and periodically revise bus schedules and routes according to fluctuations in the number of passengers. Maintain transportation records and prepares reports. Responsible for the submission of grant applications and compliance reports. Responsible for managing all required inspections and reporting functions including, but not limited to, CHP motor carrier inspections, monthly underground storage tank (UST) inspections and government fleet smog check program. Respond to and investigate accidents involving district vehicles. Respond to and investigate complaints regarding district vehicles and student transportation. Schedule and organize rental vehicles and charter busses in support of district activities. Investigate and effectively resolve employee conduct problems in the work place. Perform other duties as assigned. Specific Qualifications: Knowledge of: Operate a school bus safely and in conformance with applicable State laws. Knowledge of safety standards, laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to pupil transportation. Knowledge of the principles and practices of pupil transportation planning, scheduling and route development. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of vehicle maintenance and related safety and legal standards. Knowledge of, and ability to, transmit safe driving and preventative maintenance practices. Demonstrated leadership of the integration of special needs students into a school setting. Knowledge of effective methods of program development, implementation and evaluation of methods, practices and techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision of staff. Skills and ability in organization, time management, task prioritization and recordkeeping. Skills demonstrating high level of integrity, commitment, and work ethic. Ability to: Ability to plan, organize, and oversee assigned work programs, including monitoring work schedules and work performance. Ability to operate school bus and district vehicles. Ability to provide transportation staff with in-service/professional development opportunities to increase proficiency in their fields of expertise. Ability to work well under pressure and use sound judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters. Ability to analyze complex situations and synthesize diverse information. Ability to provide guidance and direction to staff and promote a team environment. Ability to facilitate and promote conflict resolution. Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with other professionals in a team setting. Ability to interact positively and effectively with, students, staff, and administrators. Ability to use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions. Minimum Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Experience: Five years of successful experience in the transportation field Three years’ experience as a supervisor Equivalent education or experience may be substituted for the requirements listed above Licenses and Other Requirements: At least five (5) years’ experience in school district transportation operations, with at least one (1) year experience hiring and supervising staff. Valid California Commercial Driver's License Class A or B; Passenger and School Bus Endorsements; current medical certificate or ability to obtain. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates. DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance Negative TB test within the last four years Valid CA Department of Education School Bus Instructor Certificate Environment: Indoor/outdoor environment. May require driving a vehicle, school bus, electric gem car and or golf carts. Physical Abilities: Ability to stand, walk, and sit frequently or for prolonged periods. Additional physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations, and near/far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision. May be required to lift 60 lbs. and work in an environment with exposure to petroleum fumes and work occasionally outside. May be required to work flexible hours including early morning and late evenings. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $63,000 - $75,225 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Coalinga-Huron Unified


Coalinga, CA
93210 USA


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