Under administrative direction of Deputy Superintendent, Administrative Services, plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the District's student transportation program including maintenance and repair of school buses, trucks cars, vans and other vehicles and equipment; supervises all assigned personnel including bus drivers, mechanics, and other transportation staff, ensuring their proper training and performance.
This is a single incumbent classified management position having responsibility for direction of the Transportation Department staff and the District’s overall transportation operations. Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations related to student transportation. The incumbent is expected to work independently in concert with the objectives, scheduling and general procedures established by the Deputy Superintendent, Administrative Services.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. A typical qualifying entrance background would include:
High School Diploma or equivalent; Technical/vocational training or college course work involving business management, pupil/public transportation, or related disciplines is highly desirable.
Progressive increase of experience in a fleet transportation system, experience with complex scheduling of routes and personnel, experience implementing a transportation data management system (i.e. TransTraks) and/or two years of successful experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a California school environment.
The following licenses, certificates, and endorsements are required within nine (9) months of employment: Valid California Class A or B Commercial driver license with Passenger “P” and School Bus “S” endorsements; Valid California Special Driver Certificate for school bus with no restrictions preferred except “1” (automatic transmission only) and “6” (first aid test waived); Valid CPR certification and First Aid certification if first aid was waived at the CHP; Certification of successfully passing a DMV medical examination; Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record dated within the last 30 days of application or certification of interview; Current unrestricted California School Bus Driver Instructor Certification is desirable. All of the above licenses, certificates, and endorsements must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
About Ocean View School District of Orange County
Today's Ocean View School District serves the educational needs of nearly 8,000 students from preschool to grade 8. Our Board of Trustees and our professional staff of more than 1,000 employees are committed to providing all children with a safe, innovative learning environment and rigorous curriculum that supports 21st century skills and opportunities to prepare them for high school and beyond. Our community members take great pride in our schools, and through their collaboration and partnerships with us, provide resources, volunteers and generous donations throughout our schools.