AREA SUPERVISOR - TRAINING

Location
20148
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Closes
Aug 17, 2017
Function
Management, Trainer
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  07/26/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P175258TRA LOCATION:  DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION POSITION TITLE:  AREA SUPERVISOR - TRAINING QUALIFICATIONS:  

Graduation from high school, and extensive experience in school bus operations; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:



  • Experience in pupil transportation, personnel management, or school fleet maintenance and management

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Virginia Commercial Driver’s License with school bus endorsement (required)


 


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:



  • The Area Supervisor reports to the Transportation Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Area Supervisor manages one or more operational programs in the Transportation Department. This position is tasked with ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of school children in an operational program or programs, such as implementing managing functions of the Training Department.   This position also supervises training team leader, driver instructors and trainers, and oversees other programs as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provide daily supervision of assigned drivers and monitors to ensure proper and consistent performance of duties

  • Coordinate training programs in accordance with the curriculum developed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), Pupil Transportation; assist with in-service programs for school bus drivers and monitors to assure State certification renewal; conduct safe driving and safe working methods and procedures training programs as specifically required

  • Manage all aspects of Training Program by providing direct oversight to staff members who train and assist drivers and attendants concerning student behavior management issues and work related situations. Train drivers and attendants in proper wheelchair securement and special needs student requirements. Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; schedule and assign work; counsel and recommend disciplinary actions and recommend removal of applicants from the training program, as appropriate

  • Participates in selecting bus drivers and attendants; observes bus driver performance and monitors bus operations in assigned area; evaluates their performance; initiates disciplinary actions as needed, and attends disciplinary hearings

  • Develops and implements policies ensuring efficient use of human and vehicular resources.  Prepares route descriptions, incident reports, and other paperwork

  • Instructs bus drivers regarding student disciplinary management and other problems; instructs new drivers in the operation of the vehicle and safety procedures related to the transportation of school children, including the use of safety devices, approaching stops, loading and unloading, and the use of emergency equipment

  • Performs related work as required

OTHER INFORMATION:  

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. 

OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Classified Position, Level 15
Salary Range: Refer to
12 Month  Position (Prorated), 8 hours per day

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