Job Description


(Position Available for 2018-19 School Year, or Sooner)

JOB GOAL: To manage a safe and efficient transportation system that will serve as a resource to the District, achieve defined                    objectives, comply with all relevant regulations, and insure that all vehicles and equipment are properly                                  maintained to prolong equipment life and reduce resource waste.


  • Possess a Class B Commercial Driver’s License, School Bus and Passenger Endorsement, School Bus Certification, CPR and First Aid.
  • Bachelor’s degree in job related area (Masters degree preferred) or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • School district experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred.
  • Minimum five years experience in management position working with a large staff and large budget.

REPORTS TO:         Assistant Superintendent for Financial and Auxiliary Services

SUPERVISES:         Classified staff


  1. Develops, monitors and evaluates the District’s transportation system and assigned personnel.
  2. Prepares and updates bus schedules and routes for all schools in the District.
  3. Recruits, trains and supervises all transportation personnel, and makes recommendations on their employment, transfers, promotions and releases.
  4. Handles all parent and administrative concerns regarding transportation issues.
  5. Maintains all District-owned equipment and develops plans for preventive maintenance.
  6. Prepares and administers the transportation budget with support of the Director of Business Services.
  7. Maintains safety standards in compliance with federal, state and insurance regulations, and develops a program of preventive safety.
  8. Cooperates with principals and others responsible for planning special school trips.
  9. Develops recommendations for future capital and personnel needs based on current transportation usage by students, grade levels and attendance boundaries.
  10. Considers all aspects of District curriculum and courses of study when carrying out the duties of the transportation department.
  11. Complies with all federal and state laws and regulations regarding school transportation.
  12. Prepares and submits all reports necessary for the Finance and Human Resources Departments as well as all reports required by federal, state and other District authorities.
  13. Manages the District alternative fuels program, under directives from Az. Dept. of Environmental Quality and Dept. of Commerce.
  14. Drives buses when necessary.
  15. Performs other related tasks upon request of the Assistant Superintendent of Finance.
  16. Develops and maintains the transportation routes for the after school programs in cooperation with the after school program coordinator.
  17. Monitors all buses on transportation runs during normal school days, after hours and on weekends.
  18. Responsible for District Trip Reduction Program.
  19. Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of general safety rules and techniques.

Knowledge of first aid and CPR.

Knowledge of District policies and rules of conduct.

Knowledge of safe driving techniques.

Knowledge of commercial driving requirements and rules.

Knowledge local, state and federal policies, and laws relative to pupil transportation.

Knowledge of the principles of transportation of special needs students.

Knowledge of Department of Public Safety Bus Inspections.

Skill in driving commercial vehicles.

Skill in performing first aid and CPR.

Skill in assisting students in wheel chairs or with other physical limitations.

Skill in monitoring and correcting student behavior.

Skill in communicating orally and in writing.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Able to perform the following physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation: critical sensory requirements include general vision, corrected to 20/20, hear or listen in the normal range (corrected) and speak and give directions clearly.  Able to walk, sit, stand, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, lift (exerting force up to 50 pounds), carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 130 lbs.  Meet State Guidelines, Physical Performance Test.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:         12 months, Full time

BENEFITS:                                 As approved by the Governing Board

FLSA:                                         Exempt

STARTING SALARY:                  $90,000 - $100,000 DOE

APPLICATION DEADLINE:        Open until filled

CONTACT:                                 Becky Banks email:

                                                   Tel: 623-691-3911  Fax: 623-691-4079

Primary Location: Transportation

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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