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Westbury Union Free School District

Position Title:            Transportation Supervisor – Provisional      

Reports to:                 Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations 

Job Description Overview:

The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for directing the daily operations of the transportation department to assure safe and efficient pupil transportation, vehicle maintenance, routing, scheduling, and fiscal responsibilities in support of the school district’s instructional and activity programs for students. This position requires strong proven abilities in organizations, leadership and human relationships.

Complexities of Duties:

Under general supervision, the position requires the use of judgment in coordinating and supervising the efficient operation of transportation facilities and the transportation staff.

Typical Duties:

  • ·         Provides leadership to the Transportation department on day-to-day operations.
  • ·         Supervises operations to assure that work is performed efficiently and in accordance with appropriate regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • ·         Provides staff meetings to provide annual in-service trainings.
  • ·         Resolves or delegates daily operational problems and emergencies while coordinating with the Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations on complex problems.
  • ·         Performs road checks during periods of inclement weather.
  • ·         Provides recommendations to the Superintendent regarding changing school schedules including school cancellations due to weather conditions.
  • ·         Responds to routine personnel questions or concerns in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement and district policy. Consults with the Superintendent for Finance & Operations on non-routine issues.
  • ·         May assist in the collective bargaining process applicable to the transportation
  • department by providing recommendations and input. Administers the collective
  • bargaining agreement.
  • ·         Establishes and maintains positive customer relationships with parents, schools, and departments.
  • ·         Coordinates with transportation department staff, schools, and customers on start of school protocols and resolves concerns.
  • ·         Collaborates with a variety of personnel from other departments, districts, state agencies, and organizations relating to pupil transportation.
  • ·         Coordinates with local municipalities and agencies to improve student walkways, road conditions and other safety related issues in the district.
  • ·         Meets regularly with Superintendent for Finance & Operations to provide information and recommendations the formulation of policies and procedures based on operational issues, including changes in pupil transportation regulations and guidelines.
  • ·         Assist and/or coordinates with the development of policies and procedures, system upgrades and implementations, departmental staffing changes.
  • ·         Coordinates the Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal calculation as needed to the state.
  • ·         Handles yearly renewal of vendor contracts with NSYED as well as new contracts via new bids through Coop’s and Consortiums.
  • ·         Develops the budget for the Transportation Department alongside the Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations.
  • ·         Provides financial data to the business office related to the departments expenditures for the state filing (ST-3, Form F).

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • ·         Knowledge of safety standards, laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to pupil transportation.
  • ·         Knowledge of the principles and practices of pupil transportation planning, scheduling and route development.
  • ·         Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of vehicle maintenance and related safety and legal standards.
  • ·         Knowledge of, and ability to, transmit safe driving and preventative maintenance practices.
  • ·         Demonstrated leadership of the integration of special needs students into a school setting.
  • ·         Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision of staff.
  • ·         Skills and ability in organization, time management, task prioritization and recordkeeping.
  • ·         Skills demonstrating high level of integrity, commitment, and work ethic.
  • ·         Ability to plan, organize, and oversee assigned work programs, including monitoring work schedules and work performance.
  • ·         Ability to operate school bus and district vehicles.
  • ·         Ability to provide transportation staff with in-service/professional development opportunities to increase proficiency in their fields of expertise.
  • ·         Ability to work well under pressure and use sound judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters.
  • ·         Ability to analyze complex situations and synthesize diverse information.
  • ·         Ability to provide guidance and direction to staff and promote a team environment.
  • ·         Ability to facilitate and promote conflict resolution.
  • ·         Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with other professionals in a team setting.
  • ·         Ability to interact positively and effectively with, students, staff, and administrators.
  • ·         Ability to use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions.

Training and Experience:

Three years of satisfactory experience supervising, dispatching, preparing time schedules, and laying out of routes for pupil transportation. Valid driver’s license and 19-A certification. Valid CSPT (Certified Supervisor of Pupil Transportation) preferred.   

Resumes will be accepted through August 24, 2019.

MUST RESIDE IN NASSAU COUNTY, BE AVAILABLE TO TAKE THE NASSAU COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR EXAM AND MUST BE REACHABLE ON THE LIST WHEN THE LIST IS ESTABLISHED TO BE APPOINTED FULL TME IN THIS POSITION.


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NYAPT
1764 Route 9
P.O. Box 356
Clifton Park,
NY 12065

518.463.4937

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