Transportation Director I

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No.: OC-66805 Name: Transportation Director I
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/02/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/01/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $70,000 annually (Greece Central School District)
$60,00 - $100,000 annually (Rochester City School District)

Description of Duties

This is an administrative level position involving direction, planning, budgeting, and supervision of pupil transportation services for eligible students, including the handicapped, residing within the school district. Employees of this class direct operations activities of routing, scheduling and busing, and direct the bus maintenance and inspection program for the district-owned fleet. The Director also oversees the bus operator driver safety training program and the maintenance of records necessary for obtaining State Aide. This position differs from that of Director of Transportation II primarily by the size of the operation, the number of students transported, and the administrative supervision exercised. In addition, the Director of Transportation I is heavily involved with negotiating service contracts, negotiating employee contracts, and suspending transportation privileges. Work is performed under general supervision from an administrator with wide latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in providing safe, adequate and cost effective transportation. Direct supervision is exercised over supervisory level operations and maintenance staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam:
(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor's degree and four (4) years full-time paid experience or its part-time equivalent* in student transportation planning, budgeting, routing, scheduling, arranging contracted services, or office management (including responsibilities for personnel and payroll operations), one (1) year of which must include supervision; OR,
(B)  Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma plus eight (8) years full-time experience or its part-time equivalent* as described in (A), one (1) year of which must include supervision; OR,
(C)  Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).
Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid New York State Class *5* Operator's license at time of appointment.

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