The Director provides leadership and management of the Office of Pupil Transportation and Fleet Management. The Director develops, plans, and executes all transportation functions to ensure effective transportation services are completed in a safe and efficient manner, within budget, and in compliance with all relevant regulations. This work includes the daily student transport, field trips, sports trips, and academic enrichment activities. The director also oversees garage operations, scheduled repair and vehicle maintenance, vehicle registration, and the tools and parts inventory. The office oversees a diverse, multi-cultural workforce of 115 bus drivers, 30 bus monitors, 6 mechanics, and 6 office staff. The fleet consists of 120 school buses (diesel and electric), 70 administrative-use vehicles (e.g. vans, sedans, trailers) with support of contracted taxi services.
This position reports to the Executive Director of Facilities and Operations.
Education: Bachelor degree required. A combination of education, training and experience in transportation, operations, logistics or related fields may substitute for educational requirement.
Certificates & Licenses: None required. CDL preferred. Willingness to complete CDL in six months preferred.
Experience: Job related experience with progressive levels of responsibility is required. Experience in public school transportation programs preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The job is performed with the majority of time spent indoors and under minimal temperature variations; a portion of the day will be spent outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and potentially uneven/slippery surfaces.
The job requires the ability to drive a district-provided vehicle in and around the division as needed.