Falls City Public Schools – Transportation Supervisor

Job Title: Transportation Supervisor

Department: Transportation

Education Level and Certification: 2-year Associates Degree/Technical Education/Diesel Technician. Must maintain at all times during employment an unrestricted motor vehicle operator’s license, a school bus permit as required by state and federal laws, and a satisfactory driving record that meets requirements of School Board policy.

Reports To: Superintendent

General: Oversee the daily operation of the transportation department. This is a 12-month position.

Performance Responsibilities and Job Tasks

  • Maintain current commercial drivers license.
  • Selection, training, disciplining all transportation department employees.
  • Organizing, scheduling, assigning all transportation department jobs.
  • Cost accounting of all expenses related to transportation.
  • Review time-card sheets.
  • Request bids for fuel purchases, tires, parts, vehicles, etc.
  • Responsible for drug and alcohol testing program.
  • Evaluating drivers.
  • Write specifications for new vehicles and other equipment.
  • Record all parts and supplies used in vehicle repair and preventive maintenance.
  • Maintain operation of two way radio communication equipment and records.
  • Fill out reports to the State of Nebraska relating to the state statistical information.
  • Perform 80 day mechanics inspection.
  • Perform annual state patrol inspections and minimum standards inspection on new buses.
  • Supervise two evacuation drills per school year.
  • Maintain current map of district riders.
  • Plan regular route roads and projected time schedules.
  • Advise superintendent of transportation needs, i.e. vehicles, supplies, shop equipment and training.
  • Check driver records, license expirations, violations, renewals, CDL’s for currency, level II training, etc.
  • Make sure both registration and current insurance cards are in all vehicles.
  • Talk with students, parents, principals about violations of student behavior that might require suspension or exclusion of riding privileges.
  • Providing transportation for parochial school students, and dealing with problems relating to these students, parents and administration.
  • Participation on the school district safety committee.
  • Coordination of all special requests for transportation, teacher travel, activities, special education, etc., with activities director.
  • Perform oil change, lubrication, and preventative maintenance on recommended mile schedule
  • Diagnose and repair all school owned or contracted vehicles, lawn mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Assist in snow removal and sand parking lots.
  • Communicate with country roads superintendent about road conditions.
  • Hold drivers meeting before each new school year and throughout that year.
  • Wash and wax vehicles as needed.
  • Repair seats and replace seat covers.
  • Organize and try to keep shop clean as possible.
  • Attend administrative council meetings.
  • Attend NSTA, ESU4, ect. workshops and summer maintenance workshop.
  • Help maintenance supervisor and groundskeeper as needed. i.e. mover risers, set up chairs, mow, etc.
  • Keep inventory control on diesel fuel and gasoline and all related paperwork.
  • Check road conditions during inclement weather and report to superintendent.
  • Substitute for drivers if needed.
  • Consult with Nebraska Department of Roads about having school bus stop ahead signs installed or removed, trees that need to be trimmed, highway shoulder problems, etc.
  • Take fire extinguishers to be inspected and certified every summer.
  • Drive majority of in-town activities.
  • Clean out wash bay sludge pit.
  • Install and remove second brake pedal in drivers education car.
  • Take care of getting vehicles registered, licensed, title, leasing and notifying insurance company.
  • Clean restrooms at bus barn facility.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on two shop furnaces. Change filters, oil motors, shut off pilot lights in summer and relight in winter.
  • Clean out gutters on bus barn.
  • Write and revise driver handbook and transportation safety program.
  • Manage bus driver drug testing program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

At-Will Position. This position is an “at-will” position and may be terminated, with or without cause, at any time in the sole discretion of the Superintendent or Superintendent’s designee.