TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR/MECHANIC

Glasgow School District 1-A ( learn more )

Glasgow , MT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2803898
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 29, 2017

Job Description

HOURS:

 

School Days:  6am -- 4:30 pm with etended lunch

Summer:  Flexible

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Holds or has the ability to obtain CDL with school bus, passenger and air brakes
  • Develops and implements a pupil transportation program in accordance with Board policy and state and federal law.
  • In conjunction with Activities Director, oversees the transportation of students who participate in extracurricular activities.
  • Approves bus stops in conjunction with the superintendent.
  • Assists in the recruitment and screening of bus drivers and other transportation personnel, in conjunction with the superintendent.
  • In conjunction with superintendent, supervises and evaluates employees in the District’s transportation department, including bus drivers, bus aides and other transportation personnel.
  • Maintains and oversees personnel records and submits transportation personnel time sheets for purposes of payroll.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with transportation personnel.
  • Provides training to transportation personnel.
  • Complies with Board policies, rules, regulations, and directives.
  • Assists in the development of specifications for purposes of purchasing transportation vehicles.
  • Assists law enforcement in the investigation of all accidents as requested.
  • Oversees the District’s transportation budget.
  • Makes recommendations for updating and purchasing of new transportation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Mechanic):

  • Regularly services and greases vehicles.
  • Makes minor repairs to gasoline and diesel-powered equipment.
  • Keeps simple records.
  • Changes and repairs tires.
  • May assist in major repairs.
  • May perform tire mounting, balancing, alignment, and rotation.
  • May use welding equipment.
  • Follows District safety procedures in shop area.

 

Only minimum duties are listed.  Other functions may be required as given or assigned.

 

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least five years of experience in public transportation or general transportation operations.
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with students, parents, and staff.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters.
  • Some knowledge of mechanics, including but not limited to bus bodies, tires, transmissions, braking systems, etc.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Mechanic):

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    Some experience in maintenance and repair of automotive equipment; good work history demonstrating dependability and reliability; good driving record; high school diploma or equivalent; or any combination of training and experience likely to provide desired knowledge and abilities.
  • Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in basic vehicle and equipment repair.
  • Knowledge of safe driving practices.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices.
  • Ability to use standard shop tools and equipment safely.
  • Perform heavy physical labor.
  • Safely and efficiently operate a school bus.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.

BENEFITS:

 

Longevity Pay; Retirement; Holiday Pay; Vacation, Sick & Personal Leave; Health Insurance

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
    Administrator > Transportation
  • Contact Information

    • Bob Connors
    • PO Box 28
    • Glasgow, Montana 59230

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