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GIS Coordinator

GIS Coordinator

Requisition ID 
2017-1391
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MO-Columbia
Category  
Operations
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

With direction from the Terminal Manager this full-time hourly position will manage a school transportation software suite and ensure the daily coverage for school bus routes, field trips, and sporting events to efficiently and cost-effectively manage day-to-day transportation needs from stop locations to time spent on a bus to route, while effectively communicating to all levels of operations, school district, parents and providing daily instruction to drivers.

Responsibilities

• Develop, implement and maintain routing with computerized software
• Transfer geographical data, prepare maps, programs, and related graphical media.
• Develop optimization strategies using various GPS programs designed to ensure our customer is serviced in a highly effective and efficient manner.
• Provide routing process improvement recommendations to your Supervisor/Manager: Recommend specific changes to help increase productivity and efficiency; Create, edit, correct, and delete routes as well as Observe and track route timing.
• Communicate with schools, parents, drivers and aides; Answers telephone inquiries and communicate on two-way radio providing instruction to drivers
• Assist with scheduling when needed to ensure all vehicles are staffed for the day
• Read and follow established School District contracts
• Report concerns, violations or issues to the Terminal Manager
• Keep records and submit reports as required or requested
• Be on-call for emergencies and weekends as needed; Drive a bus as needed
• Participate in any company required training, or as assigned by manager.
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications


• Must have highly developed interpersonal skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-pace environment
• Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of Operations, School District Personnel, parents and employees.
• Detail orientated with strong organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task, and prioritize is essential
• Intermediate Computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook etc. as well as an aptitude to learn new internal and external software
• Familiarity with routing software a plus
• Ability to obtain a CDL with required school bus endorsements within 90 days of employment