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Transportation Supervisor
Position: Transportation Supervisor
Organization: Harrisburg School District
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: per Act 93 agreement
Posting Start Date: 2/4/2021
Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Job Summary: The Transportation Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the proper functioning of the pupil transportation program. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates a transportation program to meet all local, state, and federal laws and regulations and the daily instructional program and extra-curricular activities.
  • Works with contractor to ensure that schedules are carried out properly; legally required background clearances and related reports have been secured and properly processed; that all drivers and vehicles comply with federal, state laws and regulations established by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation regarding pupil transportation. 
  • Provides central administration with contractor evaluations and suggestions for transportation contract revisions.
  • Prepares routes and updates bus schedules for all public, non-public, private, homeless, early intervention, and special education schools servicing the school district in order for all pupils to be transported in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • Communicates with bus drivers, contractors, crossing guards and school principals regarding transportation changes and assists the central administration in matters dealing with school delays and closings. Informs Superintendent or his/her designee of road hazards which impact daily transportation and student walking routes.
  • Communicates with and assists the principals and bus drivers related to discipline programs occurring on school buses and solutions as well as providing bus safety training sessions for students and parents. Assist principals and other district personnel with planning for special school trips.
  • Responsible for interviewing, training, assigning, and evaluating department staff including orientation of newly assigned staff. Assists in establishing uniform personnel policies for transportation employees.
  • Keeps an accurate count of pupils using the transportation program. Maintains records necessary to prepare all state reports as required by PDE.
  • Develops recommendations for future transportation needs based on an annual survey of resident students.
  • Establishes and maintains a good rapport with students, teaching staff, and the community. Acts as liaison with parents for complaints and special requests.
  • Attends appropriate committee and staff meetings as well as conferences to update safety standards and provide a more effective means of pupil transportation.
Minimum Training and Experience Required
  • Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • Five (5) year’s or more of transportation experience.
  • Knowledge of routing and scheduling of school buses.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/5/2021
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Organization Information
Harrisburg School District
1601 State Street

Harrisburg,  PA 17103
United States
Vina Milligan