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Supervisor - Transportation at Washington Unified School District - W.Sac

Job Information

Date Posted: 11/2/2021 Application Deadline: 11/30/2021 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 260 days per year; 8 hours per day, duty hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Salary: Range 33-DFS: $72,522.66 to $102,041.69 depending on experience Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Jolene Vang Email: jvang@wusd.k12.ca.us
Phone: 9163757600 1042
Vacancy #: 2021-46
Position #: 02503
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Position Title:  Supervisor—Transportation

Directly Responsible To:  Director of Maintenance, Operations, and Transportation

Supervises:  Assigned classified, clerical, and transportation staff

 

Basic Function:  

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation, direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate activities of the District’s pupil transportation system, including home-to-school bus service, field trips, bus and vehicle maintenance and bus driver training; to coordinate assigned activities with each District school site and the District Office; to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan, direct, manage, and oversee activities and operations related to the District’s pupil transportation system, including home-to-school and special education bus service, field trips, bus and vehicle maintenance and bus driver training.
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend, within District policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Transportation Department; assign work activities, projects and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the Transportation program annual budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; prepare specifications for bus equipment; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.
  • Develop specifications for new vehicles; recommend replacement of vehicles and equipment.
  • Serve as liaison for Transportation with each school site, the District Office, parents, site personnel and students; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues.
  • Plan and coordinate school bus pick-up schedules and bus routes; collaborate with schools regarding school bell times.
  • Schedule field trips and athletic trips; coordinate with other District staff.
  • Investigate pupil disciplinary problems; collaborate with parents and students; recommend disciplinary actions.
  • Provide responsible staff assistance to the Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation.
  • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to transportation programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Monitor bus routes; ensure adherence to safe work practices.
  • Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints from parents and the general public; determine employee/student disciplinary action; investigate accidents; prepare reports.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a public school pupil bus transportation program
  • Operational characteristics of school buses
  • Principles of fleet maintenance
  • First aid methods and techniques
  • Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations
  • Provisions of the Education code, California Vehicle code, as related to school passenger transportation
  • Standard safety precautions
  • Current computer, cellular telephone and tablet programs, applications and uses

 

Ability To:

  • Manage, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
  • Oversee and direct the operations, services, and activities of the Transportation Department
  • Develop and administer departmental goals, objectives, and procedures
  • Prepare and administer departmental budgets
  • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for successful job performance
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of making sound decisions and demonstrating intellectual capabilities
  • Use a computer, cellular telephone or tablet

 

Physical Ability To:

  • Move hands and fingers to operate equipment and manipulate paper
  • Hear and speak to make presentations and to exchange information in person and/or on the telephone
  • See to read a variety of materials, to prepare documents and reports, and to operate District vehicles
  • Frequently require the ability to stand, walk, bend, stoop, twist at the waist, reach above and below the shoulders, perform neck extension, flexion and rotation, and perform repetitive arm and shoulder motions with moderate exertion
  • Work at a desk, conference table, small student classroom table, or in meetings in various configurations
  • Hear and understand speech at normal levels
  • Kneel, bend at the waist, or crouch
  • Reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally
  • Occasional sitting, squatting, and climbing
  • Requires the ability to lift and move items up to 50 pounds and carry up to 50 feet on a frequent basis
  • Pushing, pulling, and guiding over 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to climb and use ladders safely
  • Sufficient hand-eye coordination, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp
  • Visual acuity to operate equipment and read technical and safety information
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical labor with or without assistance

 

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but is not required.
  • Supplemental college level course work in public administration, personnel management or a related field is desirable.
  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public school transportation department.
  • Two years of supervisory responsibility preferred, not required.
  • Bilingual, oral and written (Spanish) preferred but is not required.

 

Licenses and other requirements:

 

  • Possession of a California Drivers License
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California School Bus Driver Certificate and Class B-P Driver License.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California School Bus Driver Instructor Certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Possession of First Aid/CPR Red Cross Certifications.
  • Possession of a California Medical Examiners Certificate, for passenger transport
  • Maintain DMV record acceptable for coverage under District vehicle insurance

 

Working Conditions:

Environment:  Field environment, sitting a considerable potion of the time, driving a school bus or vehicle to conduct work and office environment.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree preferred but is not required Supplemental college level course work in public administration, personnel management or a related field is desirable Five years of increasingly responsible experience in public school transportation Two years of supervisory responsibility preferred, not required Bilingual, oral and written (Spanish) preferred but is not required. Maintain DMV record acceptable for coverage under District vehicle insurance

Possession of an appropriate California operator's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles Possession of PS Endorsement; possession of CHP permit to operate a school bus Maintain a driving record acceptable for coverage under District vehicle insurance programs Possession of First Aid/CPR Red Cross Certification Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California School Bus Driver Instructor Certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicle and Class B-P Driver License Must submit: Cover Letter, Resume, 3 Letters of Recommendation and 3 professional references on application to be considered.

  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Other (California Medical Examiners Certificate, for passenger transport)
  • Resume


    Bachelor’s Degree preferred but is not required Supplemental college level course work in public administration, personnel management or a related field is desirable Five years of increasingly responsible experience in public school transportation Two years of supervisory responsibility preferred, not required Bilingual, oral and written (Spanish) preferred but is not required. Maintain DMV record acceptable for coverage under District vehicle insurance

    Possession of an appropriate California operator's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles Possession of PS Endorsement; possession of CHP permit to operate a school bus Maintain a driving record acceptable for coverage under District vehicle insurance programs Possession of First Aid/CPR Red Cross Certification Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California School Bus Driver Instructor Certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicle and Class B-P Driver License Must submit: Cover Letter, Resume, 3 Letters of Recommendation and 3 professional references on application to be considered.

    • CPR/First Aid Certification
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Other (California Medical Examiners Certificate, for passenger transport)
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      * Health Benefits Plan Options include: Kaiser Permanente HMO or PPO United Health Care PPO Western Health Advantage HMO or PPO Anthem Blue Shield *Dental and Vision: Delta Dental Superior Vision Basic Superior Vision Buy Up *CalPERS Retirement * Sick Leave 12 days a year *Vacation from 1 day a month increasing to 1.75 days a month depending on longevity with the WUSD For more information, contact the Human Resources Office, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm, or call (916) 375-7604 ext. 1013. To see additional postings, please go to www.wusd.k12.ca.us and click on Employment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to broadening the diversity of our workplace. All applications and resumes are welcome. The Washington Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For concerns, immediately contact Kamaljit Pannu, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at 916-375-7604 ext. 1046. A copy of the Washington Unified School District's uniform complaint policy and non-discrimination policy are available upon request.

      Comments and Other Information


      * Health Benefits Plan Options include: Kaiser Permanente HMO or PPO United Health Care PPO Western Health Advantage HMO or PPO Anthem Blue Shield *Dental and Vision: Delta Dental Superior Vision Basic Superior Vision Buy Up *CalPERS Retirement * Sick Leave 12 days a year *Vacation from 1 day a month increasing to 1.75 days a month depending on longevity with the WUSD For more information, contact the Human Resources Office, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm, or call (916) 375-7604 ext. 1013. To see additional postings, please go to www.wusd.k12.ca.us and click on Employment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to broadening the diversity of our workplace. All applications and resumes are welcome. The Washington Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For concerns, immediately contact Kamaljit Pannu, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at 916-375-7604 ext. 1046. A copy of the Washington Unified School District's uniform complaint policy and non-discrimination policy are available upon request.

       


      Application Deadline

      11/30/2021 4:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      11/2/2021

      Contact

      Jolene Vang
      9163757600 1042

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Range 33-DFS: $72,522.66 to $102,041.69 depending on experience

      Length of Work Year

      260 days per year; 8 hours per day, duty hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Vacancy #:

      2021-46

      Position #:

      02503