Job Description


Transportation Facility

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Transportation Supervisor assists the Director for Transportation in organizing, supervising and managing all facets of pupil transportation; provides on-site first line supervision of driving personnel, bus assistants and staff; routinely works with drivers, parents, and school officials in resolving transportation matters; provides daily planning, organization, administration and evaluation of transportation services to ensure maximum operational efficiencies; assists in all elements of efficient routing of the bus fleet and continually monitors routes for economy and safety; is responsible for all student management matters; supervises and evaluates Transportation Department staff as assigned. This is an exempt position where bus driving may be required.

Incumbent must meet pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements; subject to random drug and alcohol testing, including reasonable suspicion.

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards

  • Actively participates in planning, organizing, administering, and evaluating the transportation services of the district

  • Assumes duties of other supervisors as directed

  • Assumes oversight and responsibilities for other departmental areas as needed

  • Attends professional meetings, seminars, and workshops

  • Carries out and enforces applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations

  • Communicates student matters with parents and school administrators

  • Complies with and enforces district administrative policies, Transportation Department practices, Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) requirements, and all other applicable federal and state regulations and laws

  • Conducts route reviews, coordinates with school administrators as needed, meets with parents, teachers, and the general public, conducts briefings, and provides routine and special reports

  • Continually checks bus operations and bus route safety

  • Directly supervises and provides direction for all assigned staff

  • Directs work hours for assigned staff

  • Drives school bus on district routes as needed

  • Ensures that communications from parents, motorists, and school personnel are returned promptly and that follow up action is completed

  • Ensures Transportation staff work safely and observe applicable regulations at all times

  • Functions as Terminal Dispatcher as needed to meet the mission of the Transportation Department

  • Guides and oversees assigned areas including but not limited to dispatching, driver and paraprofessional hiring and training, general education routing, special needs routing, drug and alcohol testing and documentation, bus fee collection program, and small vehicle training

  • Inspects buses and other transportation vehicles

  • Maintains a flexible shift schedule

  • Maintains effective communications with schools, departments, and other district locations

  • Monitors department areas for cleanliness and safe working conditions

  • Monitors employee attendance and follows up as necessary

  • Organizes annual staff in-service, driver/paraprofessional bid processes, and other trainings

  • Participates in developing and administering initial routing plan and all required adjustments

  • Performs inclement weather response duties as required

  • Provides necessary data to maintain personnel records, payroll data, and files for all assigned staff

  • Regularly validates bus schedules and bus route efficiency

  • Responds to accidents and incidents

  • Responds to on-call responsibilities as needed

  • Reviews student management items and determines appropriate actions

  • Serves as designee for the Director for Transportation

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates Transportation Department staff as assigned

  • Supports a cooperative relationship with appropriate law enforcement agencies

  • Verifies bus operators conduct complete daily vehicle inspections and they report all mechanical defects in a timely manner

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing

  • Ability to create, access, input, retrieve, and manipulate information in various software systems

  • Ability to drive and operate a school bus safely

  • Ability to drive district vehicles in adverse weather or as needed to meet department requirements

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, students, parents, other agencies, departments, and the general public

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to greet and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities

  • Ability to recognize safety issues in the workplace

  • Ability to supervise and direct the work of staff members

  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision

  • Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility

  • Computer proficiency required including office productivity applications

  • Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness

  • Detail-oriented

  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible

  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills

  • Experience in leadership roles, staff management and training, program development, and evaluation of staff

  • Knowledge and retention of district traffic patterns and the local road network

  • Knowledge of district operations, rules, policies, procedures, and regulations

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local pupil transportation regulations

  • Proven leadership skills in a like size organization

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills

  • Successful experience in budget management

  • Technical computer expertise necessary; must have or be able to obtain a thorough knowledge of the automated routing system, and other related transportation systems

  • Thorough knowledge of school bus transportation and fleet operations

  • Thorough knowledge of transportation and related safety regulations

  • Visual acuity enabling safe operation of items required for the position

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions.

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties

  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices

  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree (e.g., B.A., A.B., B.S.)

  • 5+ Years Leadership and Supervisory Experience in the Maintenance / Transportation Sector

  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) -Class B - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)


Posting Date: Friday, April 29

Closing Date: Monday, May 23 at Noon

Preliminary Interviews: Thursday, May 26

Final Interviews: Tuesday, May 31


Salary Placement: Based on job relevant experience only

Compensation Range:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Hours per Day:

8.0 hour(s) per day

Number of Days per Year:

225 days

Benefits Eligibility:

Full-time - Regular

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:

  • A letter of application which states why you feel you are qualified for the position and your background
  • A statement of your philosophy of administration and the role of the administrator in this position
  • A current resume
  • Three current letters of recommendation (i.e., less than one year old)
  • Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (in color, readable, and reflecting official status where applicable)
  • Applicable Colorado License or evidence of eligibility as indicated in the job posting
  • "Evidence of Eligibility" means license application with CDE is in process
  • We do not accept "Alternative Principal Authorizations"

No other documents will be accepted. Thank you for not uploading and submitting any additional materials.

Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.

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