Pendergast Elementary School District

Transportation Supervisor (2082)

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Job Details

TitleTransportation Supervisor
Posting ID2082

                                                              PENDERGAST SCHOOL DISTRICT

                                                                          Job Description


                                                       JOB TITLE:   Transportation Supervisor


EXEMPT:  Yes                                                                   

SALARY LEVEL:  Support Exempt                                       

DEPARTMENT:  Operations

LOCATION:  Transportation                                                  


REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation                              

DATE APPROVED: 6/1/2021 


SUMMARY:   The Transportation Supervisor assists the Director of Transportation to ensure that department work goals are met; services are provided in an efficient and effective manner; ensures that staff utilizes appropriate procedures and safe practices; provides overall coverage of the transportation services; and ensures optimal utilization of personnel and other resources



  • Previous experience in transportation operations
  • CDL certification
  • Experienced in supervisory responsibility and the ability to skillfully manage people
  • Knowledge of bus maintenance, driver training, and scheduling



  • BA degree in a supervisory or management related field of study OR
  • Five (5) years experience in operations of transportation services


Such alternatives to the above required & preferred qualifications as the Superintendent/Designee may find appropriate and acceptable


  1. Assists the Director of Transportation in supervision of transportation personnel and ensure that department work is completed.
  2. Supervises and has direct oversite of transportation coordinators.
  3. Manages transportation department technology solutions.
  4. Assists other administrative personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  5. Attends various meetings for the purpose of addressing campus transportation needs, as assigned by the Director of Transportation.
  6. Conducts accident investigations, prepares and submits accident reports for the purpose of notifying appropriate law enforcement and insurance agencies.
  7. Assists in coordinating student transportation activities, as assigned by the Director of Transportation.
  8. Determines work priorities for the purpose of ensuring services are performed timely and effectively at designated sites.
  9. Evaluates personnel for the purpose of ensuring that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.
  10. Inspects repair work, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and within local/state/federal regulations.
  11. Maintains radio contact with buses (e.g. after hours support, weekends and holidays) for the purpose of ensuring quick response in the event of a mechanical breakdown or emergency situation.
  12. Participates in meetings with unit school principals and/or assistant principals for the purpose of identifying campus transportation needs, as assigned by the Director of Transportation.
  13. Performs the bus driver duties as required for the purpose of providing adequate coverage.
  14. Prepares various documents (e.g. budgets, requisitions, time studies, productivity, evaluation reports, pre-trip checklists, bus driver handbooks, etc.) for the purpose of providing necessary information to state/federal agencies and appropriate district personnel and/or developing contract specifications.
  15. Provides job related training opportunities for drivers, bus aides, mechanics and/or crossing guards for the purpose of ensuring their job success and compliance with legal mandates.
  16. Recommends new hires, promotions, terminations and transfers for the purpose of maintaining appropriate staffing and productivity of the work force.
  17. Researches new products, laws, regulations, etc. for the purpose of recommending purchases, contracts, maintaining district wide services, and determining impact on district.
  18. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent/Designee


EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provision of the Board policy or evaluation of professional personnel. 


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions; ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several concrete variables


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret education materials and programs; ability to write reports, procedure manuals, and correspondence; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of teachers, students, administration, and the community.


Ability to work with mathematical such as probability and statistical inference; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle, or feel objects, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$49,900.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/02/2021

Job Contact

NameCaleb HolmanTitleDirector