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Buckeye Union School District

Rescue , CA
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Director of Transportation

Buckeye Union School District
Rescue, CA Full time
Posted on May 12, 2018

Buckeye Union School District: Serving the communities of El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park and Shingle Springs. Our Director of Transportation is responsible for the transportation services, operations and vehicle maintenance of the district.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Direct the routing, scheduling, and supervision of school bus drivers to assure the smooth operation of a variety of school bus routes for regular and special education students.
  • Direct the district's transportation maintenance activities including preventive maintenance schedules, ongoing repairs, and maintenance staff.
  • Direct the department's safety and training needs to assure that school bus drivers and bus mechanics are sufficiently trained and meet the state guidelines in original and renewal training; direct and organize professional growth opportunities.
  • Analyze and study schedules and routes; prepare long-range plans for equipment and staffing needs; make proposals and justifications for department needs.
  • Advise superintendent and district staff on transportation-related matters; interpret state and district transportation laws, policies, and procedures for school personnel, parents/guardians and community members.
  • Provide technical expertise, information, and assistance to the superintendent and district office staff regarding assigned functions, unusual trends, or problems, and recommend appropriate corrective action; formulate and develop department policies, procedures, and programs to assure an economical, safe and efficient work environment.
  • Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to assigned services, activities, and operations.
  • Develop and prepare the annual budget for the department; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; monitor and authorize expenditures in accordance with established guidelines; resolve billing issues.
  • Attend a variety of meetings and workshops to maintain current knowledge of legislation, legal codes, and requirements: conduct and facilitate meetings.
  • Monitor, report and prepare response to accidents.
  • Communicate with other administrators, district personnel, outside organizations, and contractors to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees, plan, coordinate, and arrange for appropriate training of assigned staff.
  • When necessary, drive bus routes.

Entrance Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent; five years of increasingly responsible transportation operations experience; bachelor's degree desirable

Certificates, Licenses, Registration: A valid California Class A/B Driver's license with passenger endorsement; School bus driver certificate School bus instructor's certificate

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