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Scottsdale Unified School District

Job: Director of Transportation (2018-19)

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Posted: 02/13/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 4072

Job Type: Education - ALL Management - Mid-Level (Manager, Director) Management - ALL CATEGORIES Education - Professional

Jobing Description

PAY GRADE:   Administrative Support M

                                  FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The job of Director of Transportation is done for the purpose/s of managing the District's student, staff, and activities transportation services and management of the District’s vehicular assets.  The job of Director of Transportation is also done for the purpose/s of accomplishing department work goals;  ensuring services are provided in an efficient and effective manner; ensuring that staff utilizes appropriate procedures and safe practices; providing overall coverage of the transportation services; and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Communicates and accommodates the District’s student transportation drive staff, mechanic staff, administrative staff, classified staff, and SUSD public.
  • Conducts accident investigations and supervises accident reporting for the purpose of notifying appropriate law enforcement and insurance agencies for both the white and yellow fleet.
  • Coordinates student transportation activities with school officials, department heads and other interested groups or individuals for the purpose of ensuring that district transportation needs are met.
  • Directs transportation procurements for the purpose of ensuring budget and cost control compliance.
  • Inspects repair work, projects, equipment, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and within local/state/federal regulations.
  • Participates in meetings with unit school principals for the purpose of identifying needs for campus transportation and traffic safety at school sites.
  • Performs personnel functions (e.g. recruiting, hiring, evaluating, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity and ensuring that objectives are achieved.
  • Prepares various documents (e.g. budgets, requisitions, specifications, productivity, evaluation reports, etc.) for the purpose of providing necessary information to state/federal agencies and appropriate district personnel and/or developing contracts specifications.
  • Recommends new hires, promotions, termination and transfers for the purpose of maintaining appropriate staffing and productivity of the work force.
  • Researches new products, laws, regulations, etc. for the purpose of recommending purchases, contracts and maintaining district wide services.
  • Assists other administrative personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Performs and completes all required state reporting and inspections for DPS, ADE and ADOT transportation requirements.
  • Performs community engagement (community forums, board meetings or other gatherings) for the safe travel of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):

  • Targeted job-related education that meets District’s prerequisite requirements.
  • Job-related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):

  • AZ Commercial Driver's License with "P" or “S” Endorsement
  • First Aid and CPR Certification

KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform student transportation-related technical skills such as algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: student and fleet transportation software/functions, pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: people interaction skills, operate standard office equipment; plan and manage projects; utilize pertinent software applications.

ABILITY (position requirements at entry):

ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a wide variety of types of job-related equipment.  In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.   Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is significant. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: significant interpersonal relationship abilities; deal with multiple tasks simultaneously; make sound, timely decisions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Positions in this class typically require: student transportation driving of any SUSD fleet vehicle, to include stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.

NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.



Primary Location: Transportation

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Doug Virgil
Title Interim Chief Financial Officer
Phone (480) 484-6147
Email dvirgil@susd.org

Applications will be accepted
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:00 AM  -
Friday, March 02, 2018 11:59 PM
(Mountain Standard Time)

 

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