Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, plan, organize, control and direct District transportation services; coordinate, implement and maintain District bus routes and schedules; coordinate, implement, and maintain the commercial drivers Drug & Alcohol Program; administer the districts pull notice program for employees who drive district vehicles; train and supervise the performance of assigned personnel.
Plan, organize, control and direct District transportation services; coordinate and monitor the Transportation Driver Training Program and maintenance and repair programs for student transportation vehicles and district-wide automotive equipment. Coordinate and monitor the driver training, medical clearances, and record keeping for all district employees whose positions require commercial licenses.
Coordinate, implement and maintain District bus routes and schedules; evaluate bus stop locations and road and weather conditions and adjust bus routes accordingly; organize transportation services for field trips and special events.
Train and supervise the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Assistant Superintendent regarding transportation activities; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs to assure an economical, safe and efficient work environment; advise the Assistant Superintendent of unusual trends or problems and recommend appropriate corrective action.
Plan, organize and implement long and short-term programs and activities designed to enhance transportation programs and services; develop and implement Department policies, procedures and regulations.
Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to transportation activities and personnel.
Communicate with other administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information; confer with administrators regarding student behavior issues and disciplinary actions; serve as the Department spokesperson to the media concerning transportation issues.
Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for the Department; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
Operate a computer and assigned software programs; operate other office equipment as assigned; operate a vehicle to conduct work.
Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Planning, organization and direction of transportation services.
Methods and equipment used in the repair of school buses.
Methods and procedures of coordinating bus routes and assigning schedules.
Budget preparation and control.
Oral and written communication skills.
Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
U.S. Department of Transportation Drug & Alcohol Testing Requirements
Plan, organize, control and direct District transportation services.
Coordinate, implement and maintain District bus routes and schedules.
Supervise the performance of assigned personnel.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Work independently with little direction.
Plan and organize work.
Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.
Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
See to read a variety of materials.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Any combination equivalent to:
bachelor's degree in business administration or related field and five years increasingly responsible experience in the administration of a transportation program.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Class C driver's license.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Additional Salary Information: Schedule # 28, Range 180, $88,067 - $110,421 annually - (placement based on experience - maximum placement - Step 6) See Salary Schedule link below
Internal Number: AD18-13
About Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District is located in one of the most diverse areas of California. The district covers 320 square miles and includes the communities of Florin, Franklin, Laguna Creek, Laguna West, Rancho Murieta, Sheldon, Sloughhouse, Valley Hi, Vineyard, Wilton, all of the City of Elk Grove and parts of the cities of Sacramento and Rancho Cordova. Students speak more than 88 languages and dialects. Of the more than 63,000 students that attend our schools: 13 percent are African American, 0.7 percent are American Indian, 23 percent are Asian, 6 percent are Filipino, 26 percent are Hispanic or Latino, 2 percent are Pacific Islander, 21 percent are White and 9 percent are Multiple/No Response.
Elk Grove Unified operates 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine comprehensive high schools, four alternative education schools, one charter school, one virtual online K-8 program, one special education school and one adult education school. In addition, the district offers preschool programs at 12 school sites, an adult education program and a career training center for adults.
A top performing district, Elk Grove Unified is recognized throughout California and ...the nation as a leader in progressive education. Academic achievement takes place through classes that are rigorous, relevant and build strong relationships. Elk Grove Unified schools focus on meeting the needs of each child through programs encompassing college and career preparation, wellness and safety.
EGUSD Transportation is the largest transportation department in northern California, with more than 500 district vehicles that transport more than 9,000 students daily, as well as for more than 6,000 field trips -- for an annual 2.7 million miles traveled each year. For the safety of our students, all of our buses are equipped with digital camera systems, and all buses have live GPS that allows us to locate a bus at any time in the event of an emergency, verify speeds, and confirm locations.
Transportation maintains 184 school buses as well as M&O, Food Service vehicles, Police Service vehicles, Warehouse, large school equipment, etc., and provides service for year-round multi-track calendars, traditional calendars, modified traditional calendars, extended year programs for special education, and full summer school service.
The Transportation Department is open 16 hours each day beginning at 4:30 a.m. and ending at 8:30 p.m. We have day and swing shifts staffed, and our supervisors rotate for evening and weekend coverage for field trips.
The District transports just over 9,000 students daily, including 1,400 special needs students who receive service through their IEP. Three-quarters of our daily routes are for special needs students.
Improvements are being made on an aging fleet and the District's School Board replaced 31 transit buses this past year that were model years 1988-1990 that had traveled over 500,000 miles. The goal is to replace an additional 10 transit buses this year, purchased in 1990-1992 and new electric buses are being added to the fleet. New buses are equipped with seat belts to meet the highest industry standards for safety.
Department vehicles travel on average more than 2.7 million miles and the Transportation Department provides bus service for more than 6,000 field trips annually.