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Transportation Administrator

Henry County Public Schools

Location: Henry County, Virginia
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 18, 2023
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JOB TITLE: Transportation Administrator
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Transportation
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Transportation Administrator assists with the facilitation of safe and efficient bus transportation operations for Henry County Public Schools, to include coordination of training programs, drug and alcohol testing programs, bus routing, monitoring road safety and weather-related concerns, absence management and communication with employees and parents. The Transportation Administrator provides supervision in the absence of the DIrector of Transportation and/or the Supervisor of Fleet Maintenance.
• Assists the Supervisor of Fleet Maintenance in managing the driver’s training program, including maintenance of records and monitoring the training progress of all applicants.
• Coordinates screening of new and current employees to include mandatory DOT testing and annual physicals in collaboration with the human resources department.
• Observes school bus drivers on-the-road to monitor for appropriate driving practices, and addresses safety concerns.
• Assures compliance with federal, state, and local laws regarding school bus safety, training, reporting and employment requirements.
• Manages school bus evacuation drills.
• Manages student ridership count program.
• Manages all routing for Henry County Public Schools including, but not limited to, daily routing, CCL, special education, McKinney Vento, midday runs and activity runs, to ensure pupil safety and efficiency.
• Manages the substitute driver/aide program to ensure daily coverage.
• Coordinates and manages the assignment of trained drivers for all approved trips.
• Responds to vehicular accidents and incidents of vandalism.
• Coordinates the use and working conditions of video cameras on school buses, including pulling videos as needed for review and reporting cameras in need of repair.
• Coordinates meetings of the Accident Review Board.
• Monitors road and weather conditions to provide valuable feedback for pupil safety.
• Evaluates and responds to parent and citizen concerns regarding pupil transportation while managing conflict effectively.
• Notifies Human Resources of personnel-related concerns, and communicates effectively with all school personnel.
• Performs duties of substitute school bus driver as needed.
• Performs other duties as required.
The employee must have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of school transportation; comprehensive knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of large scale operations; comprehensive knowledge of business practices applicable to transportation; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, associates, parents and the general public.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Preferred experience includes experience in supervision and management, customer service, and transportation operations.
Possession of or willingness to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with required endorsements valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia within three months of employment. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must pass physical examination as prescribed by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must maintain satisfactory driving record from the Division of Motor Vehicles that meets state requirements and indicates positive driving points.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is light to medium work (depending on whether working in the office or driving a bus) requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to assist students or move objects. Work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, grasping, and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for operation of motor vehicles or equipment, and observing general surroundings and activities. The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required to employees to this job.
Henry County Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Due to limited funds, Henry County Schools is unable to sponsor Visas.
Primary Location Transportation Salary Range $44,422.00 / Per Year Shift Type Full-Time