Position Vacancy (Clear Creek I.S.D.)
- Clear Creek ISD Dispatcher - Special Education Route
Department of Operations Revised June 2009
Division: Transportation Wage/Hour Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director of Transportation Pay Grade: Aux 6
Terms: 230 days
Coordinate and schedule all special education transportation; interact with
special education students, school personnel, parents, and patrons.
High school diploma or GED
Valid Texas commercial driver's license with passenger and school bus
TEA school bus driver certification
Some experience or knowledge of dispatching
Good telephone and 2-way radio communication skills
Proficient computer and typing skills
Ability to receive and give verbal instructions effectively
Ability and knowledge of routing and scheduling buses for special education
Knowledge of state and federal guidelines for special education
Ability to complete required bus driver safety training
Knowledge of student discipline procedure
Ability to manage student behavior
Ability to operate bus
Possess a good driving record
Demonstrated ability to enter and exit rear emergency door of bus
Minimum of 4 years experience in school transportation
Major Responsibilities and Duties
Coordinate, schedule, and maintain all special education bus routes.
Supervise, instruct, and counsel special education bus drivers and bus aides
concerning any problems or concerns with students, parents, teachers,
Interview and recommend to the director the hiring of bus aides.
Instruct all special education drivers, bus aides, and regular education
substitute drivers about loading, securing, and unloading wheelchair
students on the buses.
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities
assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities
and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The Clear
Creek Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer. CCISD
does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race,
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Dispatcher - Special Education Route
Maintain pertinent documentation on special education students that enables
the dispatcher to route each student.
Be responsible for notifying drivers, parents, and school personnel of any
changes in a student's bus service, such as changes of address, pickup
and/or drop-off locations, and pickup and/or drop-off time or any bus
Prepare reports required by the state, district, or department.
Supervise and monitor the special education drivers in maintaining a route
folder with accurate descriptions of their AM and PM routes (i.e. order of
pickup and drop-off, locations and times, including the arrival and
departing time at each school served).
Communicate with parents, special education administrators, and school
personnel concerning the transporting of special education students.
Be responsible for coordinating, assigning, and dispatching of the special
education wheelchair students for extracurricular trips.
Coordinate and schedule all summer school routes for special education
Remain informed of accident response procedures (e.g. dispatch police,
ambulance, drug testing agency, notify appropriate personnel and school(s);
cover any remaining portion of the route; assist in notifying parents of all
students on the bus; assist at the accident scene if necessary.)
Perform regular and special education dispatching duties in the afternoon
and in the absence of the regular education dispatcher.
Perform as a relief special education bus driver when necessary.
Stay up-to-date professionally through the selection of quality staff
development opportunities for personal growth.
Research district policy, precedent, and current practices prior to taking
Participate as an effective team member who contributes to district,
department, and content goals.
Demonstrate integrity and ethics.
Display proficient levels of technology applications.
Utilize time wisely for effective management of job responsibilities.
Maintain punctuality in daily work times, appointments, and meetings.
Meet task completion deadlines established by supervisor.
Maintain friendly customer-service-driven interactions with all
stakeholders, students, teachers, administrators, and co-workers.
Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that the goals
of the school/department are met.
Maintain a positive and professional tone in all communication (i.e. email,
written, and verbal).
Perform other duties and accept other responsibilities as assigned.
Dispatcher - Special Education Route
Maintaining emotional control under stress; maintaining concentration while
performing duties; working with frequent interruptions
Physical Demand/Environmental Factors
Moderate walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, reaching; light
lifting and carrying; work outside and inside; exposure to extreme
temperatures and vehicle fumes, work around moving objects and machinery
with moving parts I have read and understand the responsibilities and duties
as described in this job description.
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