District contributes $15,000 towards health & welfare benefits.
$2000 stipend for Master's Degree
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of Superintendent or Designee, to plan organize and direct the vehicle maintenance program; to plan bus routes and schedules; to supervise transportation personnel and to oversee the training of prospective mechanic and school bus drivers; and to maintain a variety of transportation records for Coalinga-Huron Unified School District; and to do transportation-related work as required. Provide leadership to ensure district goals, beliefs, and policies are clearly communicated and implemented. This is a working supervisory position. Except when the Director of Transportation is on vacation or other approved leave of absence, he or she shall be on-call 24 hours per day. As a stakeholder and team member, contribute to increasing student achievement and hold fellow stakeholders accountable for increasing student achievement.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Select, train, motivate and evaluate Transportation Department personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures. 2.Establish and maintain standards of district vehicle maintenance and preventative maintenance, and ensures that vehicle and personnel standards are consistent with all applicable laws and regulations. 3.Assume full management responsibility for all transportation services and activities including student transportation and transportation maintenance and repair. 4.Direct the routing, scheduling and supervision of school bus drivers to assure the smooth operation of a variety of school bus routes for regular education, special education, and school related activities. 5.Oversee, schedule and distribute the assignments of extra work in accordance with established guidelines and contract. 6.Checks road and weather conditions prior to routes and trips, and is responsible for implementing Foggy Day schedule. 7.Receives and responds to driver accidents; drives to accident scenes and conducts internal accident investigation; gathers information, takes photos, assists students and staff, and obtains accident reports from highway patrol and police agencies. Reports findings to district office. 8.Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for the Transportation Department; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations. 9.Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and recommend new employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions. 10.Responsible for implementing District drug and alcohol testing program and records maintenance. 11.Create, develop and maintain computer and all other records. Supervise the computer environment, ensuring data is entered and maintained according to policy, procedure, regulation and law. 12.Direct the Department’s Safety and Training needs to assure that school bus drivers and other personnel are sufficiently trained and meet State guidelines in original and renewal training; and direct routine in-service programs. 13.Ensures that District vehicles and busses pass all state-required DOT inspections. 14.Respond to resolve parent and citizen inquiries and complaints; confer with school authorities and parents on disciplinary problems of student passengers. 15.Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned services, activities and operations. 16.Responsible for managing all required inspections and reporting functions including, but not limited to, CHP motor carrier inspections, monthly and annual fuel storage inspections in Coalinga and Huron, Government fleet smog program and DOORs reporting. 17.Advise and recommend District management staff on transportation-related matters. 18.Inspect rental vehicles and charter busses in support of district activities. 19.Communicate with other administrators, Direct personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information. 20.Maintain regular and punctual attendance to fully meet work responsibilities. 21.Serves as the shop supervisor in the absence of Shop Supervisor as assigned. 22.May perform the functions of Transportation Dispatcher and/or School Bus Driver in the event of staff shortages. 23.Attend professional learning and conference opportunities regarding district business, educational related topics and other professional meetings. 24.Work with District Safety/Risk Management person to comply with Water Board reporting requirements. 25.Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Five years of responsible experience in the transportation field in a lead capacity, including gasoline/diesel automotive maintenance and repair duties to include a minimum of three years at the supervisory level; equivalent to graduation from high school. Completion of the California Department of Education’s Transportation Administration program required.
License/Certificates: Must possess or qualify for a valid Class A or B California Driver’s License with P and S endorsements, with Restriction 29; California Special Driver’s Certificate – School Bus; valid Medical Certificate; First Aid Certificate; California Bus Driver Instruction Certificate preferred; First Aid Instructor Certificate preferred. No restrictions other than Automatic Transmission and First-Aid-Test-Waived is permitted.
If Certificates and/or appropriate class of license with appropriate endorsements and restrictions are not held at the time of hire, they must be gained within six months of date of hire, or as training is available