Area Supervisor, Operations

Leesburg, VA, US
Aug 20, 2020
Job Title Area Supervisor, Operations Location Leesburg, VA, US Organization Name Division of Transportation Department Description Division of Transportation
Brief Description The Area Transportation (Operations) Supervisor manages one or more operational programs in the Transportation Department. This position is tasked with ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of school children in an operational program or programs, such as regional daily operations, special needs, pupil safety, or dispatch office. This position also supervises lead drivers, provides employee training, and oversees other programs as needed.

Detailed Description The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
• Manages day-to-day pupil transportation programs.
• Observes and evaluates performance of bus drivers, attendants, and lead drivers.
• Develops bus routes and familiarizes drivers with new or revised routes and monitors routes for safety and efficiency.
• Instructs bus drivers regarding student disciplinary management and safety procedures related to the transportation of school children including the use of safety devices, approaching stops, loading and unloading, and the use of emergency equipment.
• Instructs drivers in the operation of the vehicle, including shifting of gears, turning movements, backing up, braking and use of mirrors.
• Substitutes for bus drivers when needed and performs related work as directed.
• Monitors road and sidewalk conditions during inclement weather.
Job Requirements Below are the qualifications for this position:
• High School Diploma or GED required
• Virginia Commercial Driver's License with school bus endorsement required
• Three years of supervisory or management experience
• Possess a completed School Bus Driver's Application for Physical Certificate, as required under the provision of Section 22.1-178 of the Code of Virginia and Regulations of the Virginia Board of Education
• Knowledge of school bus operations, traffic and highway safety rules and regulations, pupil transportation, personnel management and/or school fleet maintenance and management
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and parents; demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills; carry out written and oral instructions; and operate a two-way radio
• Possess strong time management and organizational skills
• Exhibit the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Experience in pupil transportation, personnel management, or school fleet maintenance and management
• Good oral and written communication skills

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Essential Personnel
Employees who perform the responsibilities of this position for the Department of Support Services are considered essential personnel. Essential personnel are designated employees who must report for work during a delay or emergency situations. A workplace emergency is an unforeseen situation that threatens the staff, pupils, or the public; disrupts or shuts down business operations; or causes physical or environmental damage. Emergencies may be natural or manmade. It is incumbent upon the supervisor to inform and confirm which essential personnel are required to work during emergency closings. Notification and confirmation of the expectation of essential personnel to report to work, or maintain as-needed status, will be executed with as much advanced notice as possible via in-person communication or email.

Additional Details Classified Salary Scale , Level 16
Position is 8 hours per day.
The Loudoun County School Board seeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on its mission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within its workforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all its employees.
The School Board also recognizes and values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves and encourages diversity within its workforce.
The Loudoun County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any basis protected by law.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148
Tel: 571-252-1100
How To Apply To submit an application online, please select "Apply Now"
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
•Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.

Interview Date School Year SY_2020 - 2021 School Year 2020-2021 Job Type Classified Closing Date Contract or Assignment Days/Hours Per Day 12 months / 8 hours per day Amount of Travel

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