This is an administrative position involving the responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the transportation program of the district. The work is performed under the direction of the Chief Business & Financial Officer. Supervision is exercised over approx. 115 transportation personnel, including fostering a positive work environment, effective communication with staff, addressing operational concerns, and evaluation and discipline. Responsible to oversee proper administration of the collective bargaining agreement. Works with other school administrators to responsively resolve student/parent concerns, requiring good public relations skills. Demonstrated school bus routing and scheduling skills. Oversight of $6M departmental budget and 130 vehicle fleet. Ability to work effectively in stressful situations. Plans and implements bus safety program.
High School graduate and three (3) years’ experience in school bus transportation operations including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Possess a valid Class B license with P and S endorsements, issued by the NYSDMV. Associates Degree and five (5) years’ experience in school bus transportation operations including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity, is preferred.
Any person with permanent Civil Service status as a Transportation Supervisor or Transportation Director (or reachable on existing Civil Service eligibility list) may apply if interested, or any position deemed equivalent. Applicants may also possess an SDBL or Civil Service status within the Business Official, Human Resources or Labor Relations Specialist series of titles. Provisional appointment may be made in the event a certified list is not available.