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Lewiston, Idaho (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3040781
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: March 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Transportation Supervisor

Report Identification Code: edstsv

Job Purpose Statement: The job of "Transportation Supervisor" is done for the purpose of providing overall implementation and supervision of transportation operations; managing transportation operations, systems and staff to meet department work goals in a safe and efficient manner; ensuring compliance with pertinent regulations, codes and laws; providing for materials and equipment needs to meet project and scheduling deadlines; and resolving and/or recommending solutions to incidents, complaints and/or accidents.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Assesses department projects/programs and scheduling needs for the purpose of ensuring optimal use of staff and other resources to meet necessary deadlines.
  • Assesses incidents, complaints and/or accidents for the purpose of resolving the situation or making resolution recommendations.
  • Assesses, implements, and/or maintains computerized systems for the purpose of ensuring efficiencies in routing and fleet maintenance.
  • Coordinates with other staff, vendors and/or contractors for the purpose of maximizing efficiency in meeting department work goals and deadlines.
  • Develops transportation plans and vehicle maintenance program for the purpose of meeting student transportation needs and requirements and ensuring safe operating condition of district vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Directs assigned staff for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the workforce and achieving department work goals.
  • Evaluates staff for the purpose of ensuring standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
  • Maintains department records and personnel files as appropriate for the purpose of providing documentation for audit purposes and meeting district, local, state and federal requirements.
  • Prepares documentation for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
  • Presents various programs and/or trainings for the purpose of informing staff and/or others of appropriate and necessary information, procedures and safe practices.
  • Recommends new hires, promotions, terminations and transfers for the purpose of maintaining staffing needs and productivity of the work force.
  • Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction and/or making decisions.
  • Maintains an awareness of current federal and state laws for the purpose of ensuring compliance with transportation rules and regulations.
  • Solicits quotations/bids for the purpose of providing cost information, making purchases and securing items necessary for efficiency of department operation.

    Other Job Functions:
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Participates in various meetings, activities, and/or trainings as requested and/or needed for the purpose of gathering and/or conveying information required to perform job functions.

    Job Requirements - Qualifications:
  • Experience Required: Job-related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility including supervision of personnel and projects.
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

    Skills to: operate school buses and vans in a safe manner; assess and operate computerized records systems; plan and manage multiple projects coordinating with staff as needed to ensure completion; makes judgements based on common sense; administer personnel policies and practices; prepare and maintain accurate records; use English in both written and verbal form to communicate effectively with staff and the public; provide direction to others; read/interpret/apply pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; meet deadlines and schedules; and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

    Knowledge of: vehicle operations; computerized record systems; basic maintenance requirements; driving codes and training requirements; problem-solving methodology; safety requirements and practices; appropriate laws, codes and regulations; and standard office procedures.

    Abilities to: perform multiple, specialized and/or technical tasks; maintain computerized record systems; apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions; work independently with minimal supervision; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; interact with persons of different age groups and cultural/educational backgrounds; work cooperatively with others; adhere to safe work practices; adjust to flexible work assignments; work under time constraints; maintain confidentiality of personnel and applicable records; work cooperatively with others; and apply basic first aid.

    Significant physical abilities include sitting/standing/walking, lifting/carrying/ pushing/pulling, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds, near/far visual acuity/visual accommodation/depth perception/field of vision.
  • Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Training Required: Proficiency in medium/heavy truck and/or bus maintenance trade
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Fingerprint/criminal justice clearance; valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability; drug/alcohol testing clearance; DOT physical; possession of a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with school bus endorsement without an airbrake restriction; Idaho State School Bus Driver’s Certification; first aid and CPR certification.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $59,172 to $65,010 Per Year
  • Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    LEWISTON INDEPENDENT DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Lewiston Public Schools invites applications for the position of Transportation Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall implementation and supervision of transportation operations. Required qualifications include: prior job-related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility; supervision of personnel and projects; proficiency in the medium/heavy truck and/or bus maintenance trade; possession of an Idaho State School Bus Drivers Certification and Class B CDL with school bus endorsement without an airbrake restriction, or have the ability to obtain within a reasonable time after hire. For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply, visit Salary: $59,172 - $65,010 DOE. Questions may be directed to (208) 748-3000. Open until filled. EOE

    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Vellegas, Human Resources Supervisor
    • 3317 12th Street
    • Lewiston, Idaho 83501

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