Student Transportation

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The Dispatcher is responsible for ensuring the daily coverage for school bus routes and field trips, answer telephone calls from our customers and the public, communicating changes and instructions to drivers. The Dispatcher is also responsible to ensure all driver accurately complete and turn in all paperwork including but not limited to DBR’s, DVIR’s, incident reports, updated route sheets, charter trip sheets, etc. Also responsible to ensure positive check-in and key collection occurs at the beginning and end of each shift.




  • Ensure employees report to work as scheduled and complete and file paperwork.
  • Maintain, manage and update driver schedules and ADR’s on a daily basis.
  • Report concerns, violations or issues to the Dispatch Manager, Operations Manager, or Supervisor.
  • Assign substitute drivers as needed.
  • Plan, schedule, and assigns drivers for special transportation including field trips, athletic events, etc.
  • Assist in developing routes and schedules.
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, and coordinating charter trips.
  • Answer heavy telephone volume and communicate on two-way radio.
  • Maintain records of mileage, fuel consumption, and other related data.
  • Ensure employees perform the required daily vehicle inspection and buses are cleaned daily as required by law.
  • Assist maintenance in scheduling vehicles to report to the shop for maintenance.
  • On-call for emergencies and weekends as needed.
  • Drive a bus as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Operations Manager, Operations Assistant Manager or Operations Supervisor.
  • Computer proficient with software experience in mapping and routing.



Minimum qualifications: High school diploma, clerical skills, strong computer skills. Able to obtain all required licenses to drive a school bus within 6 months of hire.

  • Familiarity with the laws, regulations and policies governing student transportation; ability to read a map, to coordinate and schedule bus routes in a logical manner; ability to deal tactfully and effectively with employees and our customers; good judgment, ability to make sound decisions; knowledge of computers, clerical aptitude; physical condition commensurate with duties. Familiar with the school district, school locations, general knowledge of the routes and stops; and field trip destinations.