Deadline for application
: June 22, 2012
$16.88, plus benefits
: 260 Days
: 8 hours a day
Nature and Scope of Job
This position is directly responsible for the supervision,
evaluation and discipline of all Office Staff, Bus Drivers, and
This Foreman is also responsible for
recruiting new school bus drivers and for classroom and
over-the-road instruction of school bus drivers. This
position monitors appropriate licensing for all drivers and
performs annual evaluations of driver performance in the safe and
proper operation of school transportation vehicles.
Responsible for the implementation of safety training concepts
pertaining to school transportation and route safety. This
position includes making staffing and hiring
recommendations. Position may be called upon to respond in
emergencies. This position is a spending authority for
departmental budgets and assists in the preparation and
monitoring of these budgets. Maintains and monitors driver
safety records. Responds to accident scenes and submits
necessary reports. This position oversees the sequencing
and scheduling of departmental functions. Promotes
awareness through communications between the Transportation
Department, schools, community, state, and local law enforcement
agencies. The Operations Foreman acts in the capacity of
the Transportation Department Manager in his or her
Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training
diploma or GED required.
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger, school bus, and
air brake endorsement required.
complete Department of Transportation physical every two years or
as required by licensed DOT physician.
certification, including yearly CDE written test and the written
tests for driving in adverse weather conditions and mountain
First Aid and
CPR Instructor's Authorization required.
Party Testing Examiner's License required.
insurability in accordance with the District's insurance
Ability to build a flexible and effective work team.
Ability to plan, schedule, solve
problems and make decisions. Must have excellent time
management skills. Ability to work independently and with
others. Ability to follow and understand oral and written
instructions. Ability to deal tactfully with the public and
staff. Ability to perform work with a high degree of
accuracy. Ability to use good judgment and common
sense. Ability to respond under pressure to emergency
situations while maintaining courteous and professional
relationships with staff and the public. Ability to follow
established safety practices. Ability to perform all
functions of the position. Must be able to tolerate highly
stressful situations and demands in a positive manner.
Essential Job Functions
insuring no safety errors occur to endanger student riders.
hiring, training, and retention of Bus Drivers and Monitors.
transportation department budget.
Assists in long
resource level adjustments.
monitoring productivity levels of staff.
training all bus operators in the proper operation, handling, and
pre-trip inspection of all types of school transportation
drivers in safe driving habits and other related safety
over-the-road testing, written examination, route orientation,
and prepares written reports on the trainees' progress and
completion of course.
for hazards, both moving and stationary, and submits corrective
suggestions in writing.
Receives and evaluates driver
suggestions in this area.
May be called on
to work on projects related to transportation and the
maintains a comprehensive and up-to-date bus operator's
May be assigned
to operate a bus over a designated route.
annual performance evaluation of drivers and monitors.
May be assigned
to monitor a bus on a designated route.
insuring all transportation employees have the proper First Aid
and CPR certification.
employees on performance fundamentals of transportation
positions, general rules of conduct, personnel organization, and
orientation to transportation department and school district
policy and procedures, including rules and regulations for dress
code, time on the job, procedures for sick time and leave of
meetings on a regular basis.
Uses a variety
of software to track resource usage and workload assignments.
of daily time records for the transportation department.
performance of pre-trip and post-trip procedures.
Serves on the
vehicle accident review committee and is active in prevention
requirements for determining reasonable suspicion of alcohol and
controlled substance use and misuse in the workplace and may
utilize such training if an instance occurs when the
Transportation Department Manager is away.
duties as assigned.
Equal Employment Opportunity
School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or
hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. The
Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district
personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The
District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for
employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who
will contribute to that effort.