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Bethlehem Central School District

19-A Head Trainer

Qualifications:
Certified as 19-A Examiner by Department of Motor Vehicles to test school bus drivers.
Certified or in the process as an SBDI by New York State Education Department to teach 30-hour safety course.
Possess Class B License with “P” & “S” Endorsement.

General:
Supervises and assigns training duties to part time 19-A examiner and driver trainers.
Training and/or retraining new and experienced bus drivers.
Train and test prospective bus drivers and provide detailed information to the Transportation Supervisor including recommendation regarding their hiring as a new or substitute bus driver.
Orientate new drivers regarding individual routes and special assignments.
Observe drivers on routes, loading/unloading at schools, parking at schools, parking at the Transportation facility, and other areas as required.
Conduct training and refresher clinics to assist drivers who have been identified by direct observation or referral as needing help to correct deficiencies in their driving and other related work. 
Participate in and or conduct safety-training sessions as required by the school district or regulations.
Maintain 19-A files and records related to accidents, road test, defensive driving, and safety courses.
Serve on the Transportation Safety Review Committee and other committees as appropriate.
Assist in resolving employee concerns as they relate to safety issues.
Assist in developing reports required from the Transportation Department.
Assist in evaluating of bus drivers as it relates to their meeting and adhering to
19-A regulations.
May operate a school bus on an assigned route or fill in for the dispatcher.
 Perform related work as required by the Transportation Supervisor or the Assistant Supervisor.
Input Transportation related data into computer database.
Schedule all appointments for both new and existing drivers..
Administer corrective employee action as it relates to safe practices.
Create and refine procedures under area of responsibility as needed

To Apply send resume to:
Cynthia Jurewicz at  
82 Van Dyke Rd
Delmar,  NY  12054     -or-    cjurewicz@bethlehemschools.org
By August 13, 2018



ROTTERDAM-MOHONASEN CSD

Position Title      AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC

Experience as a skilled automotive mechanic with the ability to repair school buses, trucks, passenger cars, tractors, and other small equipment.
Experience with diesel engines and computer skills preferred.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Clean driving record.  Class B license with P and S endorsements or ability to be trained within 6 months of hire date.   Graduation from High School or GED
FORWARD CURRENT RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO:

Randolph P. Jerreld, Transportation Supervisor
          Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District
          300 Warrior Way
          Schenectady, NY  12303

 APPLY BY:  July 31, 2018
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Marcus Whitman CSD
Position:   Head Bus Driver


District information:   Marcus Whitman has approximately 1,235 students.  The District is 154 square miles.  The Head Bus Driver will report to the Transportation Supervisor.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of buses in a school district transportation system. A Head Bus Driver may supervise Bus Drivers, Bus Monitors and Bus Mechanics. Supervision is exercised over the work of Bus Drivers, Bus Monitors and/or Bus Mechanics by observation and reports. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Transportation Supervisor (or similar title), a school business official, or designee in accordance with established policies and procedures. Does related work as required.
 
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)
Prepare bus routes and schedules;
Assign drivers to field trips, sport trips, and other extra or special assignment trips;
Call and assign substitute drivers;
Handle phone calls from parents and district employees;
Investigate issues or complaints, communicate findings, and maintain a log of calls and action taken;
Manage attendance and maintain payroll records;
Participate in hiring of drivers, monitors and substitutes;
Schedule required staff training;
May determine the need for maintenance and repair of buses;
Monitor the safe operation and cleanliness of buses;
Perform other duties as assigned.

For full description and application information:  https://marcuswhitmancsd.recruitfront.com/JobPosting?JID=1492     


BERLIN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Position Supervisor of Transportation

Basic Function  Supervise and coordinate the operations of the district’s transportation system.

Qualifications
 High School Graduate
 Three years’ experience in school transportation.
 Supervisory experience.
 Five years’ experience operating buses (30 or more passengers).
 Hold driver’s license that has School Bus Driver endorsement.
 Qualified to hold a 19a Examiners certification and to become a S.B.D.I.
 Consistently available to conduct road tests within the district for weather conditions (beginning 4:30 AM).
 Competitive Civil Service Examination required.
 
Responsibilities
 Assure the safety of the students transported by the district.
 Assure the efficient maintenance of school vehicles and the appropriate replacement of uncertifiable vehicles.
 Establish efficient routing and capacities of vehicles.
 Assure efficient and qualified staffing of the department.
 Assure the timely completion of inspections, examinations and audits of personnel, vehicles and records.
 Assure adherence to the requirements of the D.O.T., D.M.V., S.E.D, district policies and procedures and other relevant rules and regulations.
 Conduct timely and effective staff evaluations and administer effective discipline and recognition procedures of staff.
 Assure qualified substitute personnel and vehicles are available.
 Coordinates transportation activities with other districts to insure efficient operations.
 Conducts all budgeting, payroll validation and purchasing.
 Maintain a student behavior management and safety training program.
 Assure the department is in compliance with "Right-to-Know" regulations.
 Investigate and report all accidents.
 Maintain a training program for drivers and other staff.
 Recommend improvements in the transportation system.
 Conduct 19a Driver Examinations and assure that additional examiners are qualified and available to support this function.

Authority
 Provides employment, leave, correction and termination recommendations and documentation.
 Review and approve routes and transportation requests to private schools.
 Recommend cancellation of transportation services due to hazardous conditions.
 Evaluates the performance of personnel and the transportation system.

Contact Person
Karen Capozzi  Business Manager
Posting Period Ends: 6/27/2018dghb


Associate Router/Field Inspector - Transportation

Position Summary: With an overall budget of $1.19 billion, the Office of Pupil Transportation is dedicated to providing the students of New York City with safe, clean transportation.  The Quality Assurance / Safety Trainer will be an active part of the team that will ensure the safety and federally administered compliance regulations are enforced for vehicles, transportation employees and the students of New York City.  The selected candidate will enhance a formal safety policy and adherence to safety standards as well as work in collaboration with contracted vendors, local and state authorities that encompasses adherence in areas of inspections, investigations, insurance and bus driver training, oversight of driver training schools, school bus incident forms, school bus safety drills as well as other pertinent transportation areas. 

Reports to: Quality Assurance Specialists
 
Direct Reports: OPT Director, Staff Development and Training 
 
Key Relationships: Relationships will be fostered with internal managerial staff, bus drivers and escorts who require training and schools’ administrations to ensure that all staff is trained properly. 

Responsibilities
 
Administers and assists the Director of Training with the training program for bus drivers, bus attendants bus safety inspectors as well as in-house DOE audiences including but not limited to, schools, OPT leadership and customer service personnel.  Training will focus on ensuring the safety of students who ride yellow buses as well as any other federal or state mandated program that requires curriculum and/or training in-service in-house.  Conducts training needs assessments by managing information pertaining to work and standard operating procedures, work flow and reports; understanding job specific functions and tasks. 
Designs training manuals by identifying and describing procedures for the Office of Pupil Transportation, submitting initial versions for review and revising and editing final copies.
Maintains a safe and healthy training environment by following organizational standards and legal regulations.
Fuses safety on the road with safety regarding inspection of buses as well the operation and correct functioning of equipment in the vehicles (e.g., child safety restraint systems (car seats/CSRS) and occupant mobility devices (wheelchairs).
Manages a succinct training program designed to include all levels of busing safety.  An integral training point will encompass bus drivers and bus attendants and overall safety of occupants in and around the buses; another will focus on busing safety at the inspection level and training on-site. 
Is responsible for remaining current on all innovations relative to the safety of students on and around school buses. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results.
Administers comprehensive safety modules for all participants in the school safety arena.  This includes school bus drivers, escorts, and bus safety inspectors.  Organizes and manages overall staff development regarding response to safety hazards and prevention of such.
Manages the quality standard upheld by the Office of Pupil Transportation by training both internal and external staff on bus safety, Chancellor’s regulations and state and federal regulations.
Maintains up-to-date materials on training of staff for the purpose of ensuring students’ safety to and from school.  Ensures that staff is trained on all aspects of student and bus safety.

Qualification Requirements:
 
Minimum

A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of fulltime satisfactory experience in administrative or industrial management, planning of transportation or a related field, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or
An associate degree from an accredited college, plus five years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in "1" above, at least one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, plus three years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in "1" above, at least one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or
A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1, “2” or “3” above. Undergraduate college credit may be substituted for experience on the basis of 45 semester credits from an accredited college for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in “1” above, at least one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.


Preferred
NYS School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI) Certification
A motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York.
Effective communication skills
Extensive training experience including classroom teaching with adult and or young adult learners
Management and/or leadership experience
Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
 
Salary: $55,345+
(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)
 
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applications will be accepted through July 10, 2018 until 3:00 p.m. 
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
 
Job Location  Long Island City, New York, United States

 

Oneida City School

Position Title: HEAD BUS DRIVER


Professional needed to assist Transportation Supervisor with administration of school bus transportation system.

Duties include: maintain transportation management software system (student data, maps, routes, stops) and revise as needed, exercise supervision over bus drivers, training new drivers, work with drivers on safety procedures, must be a 19-A certified examiner by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, or can meet the requirements of becoming a 19-A certified examiner, other duties as required, Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations required. Must have class B or higher NYS commercial driver’s license with passenger and school bus endorsement.

Reply to: JAMES ROWLEY, Assistant Superintendent, Oneida City School District,

565 Sayles Street, Oneida, NY 13421.

Email: jrowley@oneidacsd.org



NYC Department of Education


2 Positions! 
   -
RoutingManager, OPT Illumination
   -
Quality Assurance/Safety Trainer

ROUTING MANAGER:
The Routing Manager, OPT Illumination will be responsible for complete management of the operational aspects of the existing, new, and transitional routing systems, along with its processes and procedures; and will be responsible for developing best practices and standard operating procedures as well as project team oversight. The Routing Manager will be responsible for data review, data integrity checks, routing optimization, and developing requirements for all reporting needs. The Routing Manager will be the business point-of-contact for software vendors and will play a pivotal role in managing the delivery of routing technology solution(s) for the nation’s largest Pupil Transportation Department in North America: a 9,500+ vehicle fleet that services more than 180,000 children in the City of New York. Performs related work.   
For more info:  http://www.nyapt.org/resources/Documents/2018/NYC.DoE-Routing%20Manager.pdf

QUALITY ASSURANCE:

With an overall budget of $1.19 billion, the Office of Pupil Transportation is dedicated to providing the students of New York City with safe, clean transportation. The Quality Assurance/Safety Trainer will be an active part of the team that will ensure the safety and federally administered compliance regulations are enforced for vehicles, transportation employees and the students of New York City. The selected candidate will work in collaboration with contracted vendors, and with local and state authorities to enhance a formal safety policy that encompasses adherence in areas of safety standards, inspections, investigations, insurance, and bus driver training, oversight of driver training schools, school bus incident forms, school bus safety drills, as well as other pertinent transportation areas. Performs related work.

For more info: https://nycdoe.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=217151&company_id=15651&version=2&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1001257&startflag=1



Sackets Harbor Central School

Position Title: Full time Mechanic


CDL Class B with PS Endorsements. District will assist with training and obtaining necessary certifications.  Full benefit package including competitive salary, NYS Retirement, premium health/dental insurance, cafeteria plan, paid sick, vacation, and holidays.  


Send all credentials, letter of interest and resume by June 22nd to:
Jennifer L. Gaffney
Sackets Harbor Central School Superintendent
P.O. Box 290
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685



Margaretville Central School

Position Title: Full time Mechanic/Bus Driver 

Applicant should be experienced with both gas and diesel engines. 

Applicant should posses or be eligible to apply for a Class B CDL with school bus, passenger and air brake endorsement. The Position is a 6 month probationary appointment and part of the non-teaching MESPA Union and NYS Employee
s Retirement System.  If interested or for more information please call Beth at 845-586-4161


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