Transportation Routing Technician I

Henrico, VA, US
May 13, 2021
Job Title:
Transportation Routing Technician I

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Pupil Transportation

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
This vacancy is open until filled. The employee in this position is responsible for planning school bus routes and assigning students to buses utilizing the Department computerized routing system. In addition to planning school bus routes and assigning students, the employee shares bus and student information throughout the School Division and responds to queries from schools and parents/guardians.

Essential Duties:
  • Analyzes data pertaining to vehicle capacity, timing, road systems and safety concerns in order to develop school bus routes and schedules using the Department computerized routing system
  • Assigns general education students to bus routes, including new students, and assignments when students have changes in school enrollment or address/daycare locations
  • Solves issues such as overcrowding on buses or balancing loads to meet bell schedules
  • Works with Department staff to solve challenging bus assignment issues, such as McKinney-Vento or out-of-zone students
  • Works closely with other departments within the County, School Division and the public on issues related to school bus routing
  • Effectively communicates with schools and other outside agencies on issues related to student transportation
  • Reviews bus stop review requests and processes approved or denied requests appropriately
  • Evaluates bus stop locations, on site if needed for safety and efficiency aspects
  • Assists with the preparation and distribution of route information to Department staff, bus drivers and the parents of all general education students
  • Assists with special projects to analyze changes in bell schedules and school zone attendance boundaries
  • Prepares reports as necessary
  • Performs related work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED; Considerable knowledge of pupil transportation operations and routing processes; must possess a working knowledge of School Board policies, Federal/State/Local laws and regulations pertaining to transportation of students. In addition, must have excellent computer skills utilizing the Microsoft Office suite, Office 365 email, Google Docs; must have a working knowledge or ability to learn a computerized routing system; must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have the ability to work well independently and must have excellent customer service skills.

Additional Information:
This position is a 260 day (12 month) position located at Henrico County Public Schools' Central Office. The minimum salary for this position is $35,676.20 or $17.15/hr or based on the internal promotion policy.

How To Apply:
To be considered for the listed vacancy, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) signed written references to:
Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P.O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Rd
Henrico, VA 23223-0420
Fax: (804) 652-3763

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Henrico County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

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Employment Status:
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