JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Transportation will provide assistance to the Director of Transportation to ensure sound and effective management practices. Manages the routing of student transportation district-wide. Assign and schedule bus drivers, monitors, routes and vehicles to ensure safe, efficient and economical transportation services.
QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma; Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Minimum of five (5) years leadership and/or supervisory experience; Prior experience working in a transportation department and with the public; Must possess or attain and maintain a valid Georgia commercial driver’s license with a “P” and “S” endorsement within 90 days of the hire date; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Board may find appropriate. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent communication and organization skills; Ability to plan, assign, direct and evaluate the work of others; Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures that bus drivers and related personnel conform to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, and all district policies; Supervises and monitors employee performance and administers timely corrective action; conducts regular evaluations and provide coaching for performance improvement; Supervises the preparation and updating of bus schedules and routes for the Dougherty County School System (DCSS) to include special school trips in cooperation with appropriate school administrator(s); Provides driver education programs and coordinates training and development; Develops recommendations for future equipment and personnel needs; Takes an active role in solving discipline problems occurring on the school buses; Works with Principals and Directors or other departments to resolve student transportation issues; Determines student eligibility for bus transportation based on student’s residence and distance from schools; Makes recommendations and assists Director and district administrators of potential road hazards during inclement weather and taking appropriate actions to ensure safety of all children and staff; Works with the Director to enhance and develop ongoing and collaborative relations with internal and external customers to ensure the safety of all DCSS children, employees, and communities; Conducts meetings with DCSS Administration, Transportation Department staff members, parents and the general public to gather, review and disseminate information as needed; Assists Director in recruiting and hiring qualified candidates to ensure all positions are filled in a timely manner; Assists will all reports required by state and federal authorities; Assists in tracking and preparing the Transportation Department’s annual budget; Participates in continuous and ongoing professional development; Performs other duties as assigned by the Director in order to ensure effective and efficient transportation operations.
REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation
SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on September 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE. THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY
The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations. Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online.
The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.
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Sep 15, 2021.
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