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Student Transportation Coordinator - Area 5

Chesterfield County Public Schools-1
Chesterfield, VA, US
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General Description

Assists with the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of school bus routes and the safe transportation of children to and from school and school activities within established regulations and guidelines; collects and prepares monthly reports on students, buses, miles, programs and others, as needed.

Essential Job Functions
  • Assists with establishing and monitoring bus routes, including special programs; adjusts routes as necessary during the school year; field tests schedules and routes; determines mileage of routes; communicates all bus activities; serves as radio dispatcher and includes using appropriate protocol for reporting accidents.
  • Recommends drivers to routes; receives calls from drivers and parents; secures substitutes; allocates resources as directed; works with other departments, school officials and staff to assist with identifying and correcting problems.
  • Uses the routing and mapping software to answer questions and to plan and adjust school bus routes and stops; maintains transportation routes on the web site.
  • Maintains records of routes, drivers, absences, mileage, daily reports, etc.; prepares reports as necessary; assists supervisor with filing and preparing reports, posting payroll and distributing information.
  • Performs the duties of school bus drivers and office manager, when necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Working knowledge of transportation planning, scheduling and operations, county geography and office procedures; safe and defensive driving methods and first aid procedures including CPR. Some knowledge of personnel policies, including confidentiality; state and local school bus operation laws and regulations. Working skill in the use of a personal computer, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, mapping and routing, and web-based route posting; accident protocol and reporting procedures. Demonstrated ability to operate a large vehicle safely and punctually in all weather conditions; to work effectively with drivers, children, parents and staff. Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions or emergencies and to plan, organize and work independently; to assist with training others. Demonstrated ability to analyze data, establish efficient routes and identify and correct problems.


Valid Commercial Driver's License required. This position requires the incumbent to drive a school bus or county vehicle as needed. In accordance with Policy 5431, an employee who occupies the position and is assigned a district-owned or leased motor vehicle will be subject to annual driving checks and must maintain acceptable records pursuant to the standards set forth in the policy. First aid and CPR courses; Defensive Driving Course. Meets physical qualifications for school bus drivers. Successful completion of state-approved school bus driver training course.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Driving History Check
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.
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