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  • Jaime Gallego
    Posting ID: POS20101029000002 Posting Start Date: 10/29/2010 Name: Transportation, Safety Trainer/Driver Posting End Date: Location: Transportation Overview:
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      Posting ID:

      POS20101029000002

       

      Posting Start Date:

      10/29/2010

      Name:

      Transportation, Safety Trainer/Driver

       

      Posting End Date:

       

      Location:

      Transportation

       

       

       

      Overview:

      Directs and coordinates the employee training activities of the Transportation department to ensure that employees are optimally trained to operate a district school bus and adequately serve the transportation needs of the students; establishes and maintains the transportation safety program.

      Belton I.S.D. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices.  For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, contact:  Executive Director of Human Resources, (254) 215-2015, Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction, (254) 215-2037, 400 N. Wall, Belton, Texas 76513.

      Qualification:

      • GED or High School Diploma (preferred)
      • Must hold a valid Texas Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B) with passenger and air brake, school bus endorsements, or possess a Class A Permit and obtain the class A or B Commercial Driver's License with air brake restriction and passenger, school bus endorsements.

      Job Description:

      Job Title:         Safety Trainer

      Department:     Transportation

      Reports To:      Director of Transportation

      FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt,  226 Days

      Pay Grade:      C/P-4

       

       

      SUMMARY

      Directs and coordinates the employee training activities of the Transportation department to ensure that employees are optimally trained to operate a district school bus and adequately serve the transportation needs of the students; establishes and maintains the transportation safety program.

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      Establishes and maintains the transportation training program that is in compliance with DOT, DPS, TEA and BISD regulations, policies, and procedures.  Ensures all employees are trained on all aspects of the program.

       

      Coordinates the driver licensing and testing program of the department with the local driver licensing office of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

       

      Organizes and maintains employment, certification, and training data on departmental employees and other drivers within the district and assists in the preparation of local reports.

       

      Oversees the transportation safety program that is in compliance with DOT, DPS, TEA, and BISD regulations, policies, and procedures.

       

      Conducts safety meetings as required, maintains appropriate safety records on each individual driver; and oversees the safety recognition program.

       

      Establishes and maintains a training safety library.

       

      Assists in the investigation of accidents/incidents, and follows up with employee training as needed.

       

      Enforces compliance with administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations.

       

      Assists with supervision of driver and monitor staff; evaluates driver and monitor personnel; coaches, mentors, and counsels employees.

       

      Makes recommendations to the Director concerning disciplinary actions regarding drivers and monitors.

       

      Makes presentations during driver in-service training and small group meetings and assists in department-wide staff development programs as needed.

       

      Makes school bus safety presentations to schools, as requested.

       

      Serves as focal point to in-process new employees for the department.

       

      Confers and cooperates with other management personnel in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures.

       

      Assists in preparations of state and local transportation reports as needed.

       

      Operates two-way radio equipment and communicates information required for continuing operation of all transportation functions.

       

      Occasionally serves as a substitute bus driver or monitor as needed, performs duties and functions of these positions and maintains all licenses and certifications required to perform these duties.

       

      Attends conferences and meetings (both in and outside the District) to enhance professional development and growth.

       

      Performs other duties as assigned.

       

      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

      This position assists in the supervision of drivers and bus aides.

       

      QUALIFICATIONS

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

       

      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE                                                  

      GED or High School Diploma (preferred)

       

      Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) with passenger and air brake, school bus endorsements, or possess a Class A Permit and obtain the class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with air brake restriction and passenger, school bus endorsements.  Current state school bus driver certification issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (must attend first available class after beginning employment).  Possess and maintain Child Safety Training Technician Certification (must obtain within 6 months).  Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) certification, preferred.

       

      LANGUAGE SKILLS

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak clearly and effectively over a radio communications system, before groups of students and sponsors, and before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

       

      MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

      Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole number, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

       

      REASONING ABILITIES

      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

       

      OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      Ability to communicate effectively with parents, students, and staff.

       

      Ability to read and comprehend written manuals.

       

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS

      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.

       

      Maintaining emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions

       

      While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

       

       

      WORK ENVIRONMENT

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

      The employee may be required to be exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.

       

       

      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.

       

      Revised: April 2009

      Prepared By: Belton ISD Human Resources Department

       

       

       

       



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