Develop and manage routing/scheduling for
Special Needs, special needs student discipline, and special
projects. Attend ARD's as needed.
Fully manage and train all
new transportation department employees (regular ed and special
needs) to perform their job functions, re-train transportation
employees as needed, and complete special projects. Provide
on-going training and help with performance evaluations for all
driver employees. Manage and develop a safety program including
developing safety meetings. Teach School Bus Driver
Certification and ReCertification.
High School Diploma or GED
Must have and maintain a Texas commercial driver's
license (CDL) with all appropriate endorsements and
classifications and all other required licenses, permits and
Must be a Certified Instructor for School Bus
Driver Certification and Re-Certification or able to obtain
within a year
Train the Trainer sponsored by TEEX or
Texas Association for Pupil Transportation as
Pupil Transportation Trainer, Special Needs, Supervisor, or
bility to work under pressure and prioritize
Must have and maintain an exemplary driving record
and criminal background as determined by the Texas Department of
Public Safety that reflects a professional driver and which meets
all contractual, local, state and federal requirement.
Must meet all qualifications for bus driver in
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the
ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone
and two-way radio.
Knowledge of record keeping and office
Demonstrate diplomacy and flexibility in dealing
with internal/external publics of the school District.
Able to complete assigned tasks with minimal
supervision and errors.
Able to take initiative in identifying and working
on needed non-driving tasks.
Ability to manage personnel.
Ability to coordinate transportation
Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and
Strong organizational, communication and
Knowledge of special needs specific training and
Working knowledge and understanding of Transfinder
Supervisory experience in transportation
operations, preferably with public school district.
Three years of experience with transportation of
special needs students.
Minimum of five years' experience as a school bus
driver in a public school district
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Driver and Safety Trainer:
Establish, schedule, develop and implement
quality training for new district transportation employees
including coaches and teachers.
Evaluate drivers, monitors and other district
Implement federal and state law, State Board of
Education rule, and board policy in transportation area.
Implement and/or develop training options and
improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation of
Enforce safety standards that conform to state,
federal, and insurance regulations and develop a program of
Maintain current CDL driver certification, TDL
reports, and physicals on all drivers.
Enter training data to document training and
Assist in scheduling, developing, and conducting
monthly safety meetings for transportation department.
Retrain CDL drivers as needed.
Oversee the instruction of Certification and
Assist with investigation of all accidents and
Inform and train any new state and federal laws
applicable to school bus drivers.
Coordinate and train for district and region
School Bus Road-e-o.
Coordinate on campus student rider safety
training with school personnel
Assist in viewing bus surveillance tapes and
making recommendations about training (driving and student
Prepare and update bus routes and schedules for
all special needs students in district and develop plan to meet
future transportation needs.
Attend ARD meetings as necessary.
Coordinate and schedule summer program
Notify bus drivers, and public of any changes in
bus routes and schedules.
Compile, maintain, file and present all reports,
records and other documents required in transportation
Comply with applicable personnel
Compile budgets and cost estimates based on
documented program needs.
Prepare routing information into state reporting
format and verify accuracy.
Request purchases and bids in accordance with
budgetary limitations and district policies.
Recommend disposal of obsolete or worn out
vehicles and equipment. Recommend purchase of vehicles as
Review student behavior reports to ensure
quality of reports by drivers. Conduct conferences with
parents, students, and drivers on disciplinary issues.
Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate special
needs personnel and make sound recommendations about placement,
assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
Prepare, process, and maintain all documents
required to verify safety certification and training of special
Participate/advise administration about
inclement weather conditions that may result in the closing of
schools or road hazards.
Help with gathering information in
investigations of school bus accidents and student safety
Help organize and conduct training programs to
promote a safe work environment.
Ensure that transportation equipment is in
excellent operating condition.
Maintain good rapport with parents and
Maintain Special Needs student eligibility
counts as required for state reports.
Assist with problems, inquiries and complaints
regarding Special Needs routes, schedules, and
Monitor and audit routes.
Attend professional development
activities/programs to keep abreast of developments and
innovations in area of transportation.
Assist in organizing and conducting in-service
programs to promote a safe work environment.
Substitute as a driver or monitor, as
Other duties as assigned by Director of
Monitor the work of assigned bus
School bus, safety equipment (medical kit,
reflective triangles), fire extinguisher, and computer
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Continual sitting, reaching, and repetitive hand and arm
motions. Work outside and inside; moderate exposure to extreme
temperatures and vehicle fumes.