Under direction, the senior transportation routing specialist is responsible for analytical development of school bus routes in the areas of geographic information system (GIS), routing software and database/spreadsheet management. The senior transportation routing specialist works collaboratively with staff and stakeholders in the planning, development, implementation, analysis and revision of route data to enhance the delivery of school bus transportation services.
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in transportation, planning, education, business, computer science or a related field.
2. Three (3) or more years of experience in transportation, administration, statistical analysis, routing and or logistics, traffic safety, pupil transportation or a closely related field, preferred.
3. Knowledge and skills with the use of software including Microsoft Office applications and mapping/routing programs.
4. Progressive responsibility and experience in scheduling, routing and operation of fleet transportation
5. Extensive experience in spreadsheets, databases, GIS platforms and other data-intensive applications.
6. Demonstrated ability in leadership and management.
7. Demonstrated proficiency at planning and implementing bus routes and effecting changes in accordance with policies and safety considerations that promote safety first and cost- efficient school bus operations.
8. Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, and general characteristics of computer-based school bus routing and associated software.
9. Ability to transfer practical knowledge of school bus operations and routing to an automated environment.
10. Ability to develop training materials and to provide classroom and one-on-one training in the use of computerized routing systems.
11. Thorough understanding of fleet utilization.
12. Extensive experience working with spreadsheets, databases, and presenting information in a clear and concise manner
13. Skill in developing logical solutions to problems of a technical nature.
14. The ability to obtain a Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrake, passenger, and school bus endorsements from the Maryland MVA is preferred.
15. Ability to consider a spectrum of options/perspectives when making decisions about student safety.
16. Ability to work with little or no direction.
17. Demonstrated proficiency in communicating with all stakeholders – parents, students, bus contractors, staff, and administration.
18. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as Calvert County Public Schools may find appropriate and acceptable.
19. Demonstrated success in accomplishing tasks akin to those responsibilities listed below and articulate measurable results.