Student Management/Field Trip Manager-Transportation

Sheldon Independent School District - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.7


PRIMARY PURPOSE:
The student management/field trip manager is directly responsible for the cohesive management of all district field trips, and implementing and overseeing a student behavior process. The manager will work closely with campus administrators and parents to improve student conduct and safety while on the bus.

All employees of SISD are expected to act with integrity, support organizational goals, communicate in a clear and respectful manner, championing the needs of our students and drive continuous improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
High School graduate or equivalent
Class “B” CDL with P& S endorsements
State School Bus Driver Certification Course
Must pass school bus driver physical examination for physical and emotional stability.

Preferred:
Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) Specialist or Supervisor Certification
Minimum one (1) year as a bus driver in a Texas public school district
Bi-lingual preferred
Minimum three (3) years successful supervisory experience in transportation operations

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Documentation and record keeping abilities
Knowledge of state and federal rules for pupil transportation
Ability to make critical decisions in pressure situations
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Transportation, the
Student Management/Field Trip Manager performs the following duties:

Ensure all necessary data is received and shared through the on-line field trip request software
Organizes and administers field trip selection
Coordinates the use of district vehicles
Reviews field trips for time conflicts
Coordinates with campus administrators for extra routing information
Schedules outside charter services when needed
Generates a monthly mileage report and field trip billing
Implement a district wide student management program
Communicate with campus administrators on student management issues and parental concerns.
Become familiar with the district’s onboard camera systems, and be able to pull and maintain video files as documentation.
Ensure all confidentiality laws and requirements are maintained when viewing or sharing video documentation.
Assists in dispatch and answer phones
Drives as a substitute when necessary
Performs other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: physical mobility, prolonged sitting, repetitive hand and arm motions, some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling. This position will also require traveling within the district. Mental demands: Maintain emotional control, ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written in English for safety reasons. Environmental conditions: work outside and inside; moderate exposure to extreme temperature (hot and cold) and vehicle fumes.

This position is 226 work days.

  • Salary will be based upon previous experience