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  • Jaime Gallego
    Clear Creek ISD Dispatcher - Special Education Route Department of Operations Revised June 2009 Division: Transportation Wage/Hour Status: Non-Exempt Reports
    Message 1 of 13 , Sep 1, 2009
      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

      Primary Purpose

      Coordinate and schedule all special education transportation; interact with
      special education students, school personnel, parents, and patrons.

      Qualification

      Education/Certification

      High school diploma or GED

      Valid Texas commercial driver's license with passenger and school bus
      endorsements

      TEA school bus driver certification

      Special Knowledge/Skills

      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
      students

      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

      Experience

      Minimum of 4 years experience in school transportation

      Major Responsibilities and Duties

      1.

      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,
      co-workers, patrons.



      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,
      religion, gender, age, national origin or disability. Page 2 of 3

      Dispatcher - Special Education Route

      1.

      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
      changes.



      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
      students.



      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
      action.



      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

      Working Conditions

      Mental Demands

      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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