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 regional daily operations, special needs, or pupil safety. This position also supervises lead drivers, provides employee training, and oversees other programs as needed.
* Observes and evaluates performance of bus drivers, attendants and lead drivers
* Handles employee discipline to include letters of reprimand, memos of expectation, and
performance improvement plans
* Develops bus routes, familiarizes drivers with new or revised routes, and monitors routes for safety and efficiency
* Instructs bus drivers regarding student disciplinary management 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
* Monitors road and sidewalk conditions during inclement weather
* Coordinates snow removal at school bus parking locations
* Substitutes for bus drivers when needed and performs related work as directed
Graduation from high school and experience in school bus operations; or any equivalent
combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
* Experienced in pupil transportation, personnel management, and/or school fleet maintenance and management
• Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Possess strong time management and organization skills
* Exhibit the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Must hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with school bus endorsement
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 for prolonged periods of time; 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; to climb stairs and ladders; to bend, kneel, crouch, and crawl; to hold, grasp, and turn objects; to use fingers to operate computer keyboards; and to feel shapes, size, and temperature of objects. The employee may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.
The Area Supervisor reports to the Transportation Coordinator