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Program Specialist (Route Planner)

TransPar Group Inc. Honolulu, HI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Program Specialist Route Planner Position available in School Transportation

The State of Hawaiis Department of Education Student Transportation Services Branch (STSB) is currently seeking an individual to support their school bus route management operations in Honolulu, Hawaii. Job responsibilities include using a software routing application to develop and mange efficient and effective routing schemes. The ability to manipulate geospatial data for the purpose of evaluating routes and schedules is strongly desired. The ability to communicate effectively orally and in wring is required. The candidate will be expected to work independently and within a cohesive office team.


The position is located in the Administrative Section, Student Transportation Services Branch, Office of Facilities and Operations. STSB is responsible for statewide program planning, budgeting, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating student transportation services for eligible public school students in accordance with Section 302-406, Hawaii Revised Statues.

This position will be responsible for project management expertise and will plan, develop, adjust, and analyze school bus routes and schedules in the departments automated route planning and optimization software program within assigned geographic areas across the state. Provide data and data analysis technical support and consultation to the School Bus Transportation Officers on route optimization system algorithms in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of bus trips and route schedules; maintain the quality and accuracy of student / vehicle / driver information and all other required metadata to ensure that the software program is operating at optimal level. Collect, organize and analyze school and student data; prepare reports as required.


Education & Experience

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in a related discipline preferred including:

Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

Information Technology

Business (logistics or operations focus)

Routing Software Experience preferred especially in Transfinder but will train the right candidate



Program Specialist III

$4,252.00 - $4,979.00 per month (SR-20)

Program Specialist IV

$4,600.00 - $5,385.00 per month (SR-22)

Hawaii State health and retirement benefits.

TransPar Group Inc.


Honolulu, HI
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