Rocky View Schools (RVS) serves the educational needs of over 25,000 students within 54 diverse schools. As the fifth largest school jurisdiction in Alberta, RVS balances the development of learner competencies with an ongoing emphasis on literacy and numeracy. We believe all learners deserve to have their needs met through learning communities that value inclusion, diversity, compassion and fairness. In RVS, the best interest of students is at the center of everything we do.
Rocky View Schools is seeking an outstanding professional for a continuing, full-time (35 hours per week) Senior Manager of Transportation position starting immediately. The Senior Manager of Transportation under the general supervision of the Associate Superintendent of Business and Operations is responsible for the operation, supervision and management of student transportation system in accordance with Board policy and provincial legislation. In addition, the Senior Manager is responsible for the transportation of students under contracted services to other local School Divisions. This position is located at the Education Center in Airdrie, Alberta. A valid Alberta Motor Vehicle License will be required.
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of the transportation department and related services provide to the School Division
Manages the contracted operators with and parent provided transportation
Prepare and oversee the annual department budget
Prepare government reports required for transportation grant claims
Liaises with contracted operators to ensure appropriate communication and information flow is occurring
Maintain records on school routes, contracted operators and student passengers
Perform safety reviews on routes and school drop-off and pick-up locations
Review and approve invoices from transportation contractors and parents provided transportation
Act as liaison with school principals on all transportation matters
Ensure all transportation safety requirements are met
Assist in the preparation of transportation admin procedures and policies
Assist the Associate Superintendent of Business and Operations in the preparation of and the selection of contractors for new school bus routes
Answer all enquires from parents, drivers, school staff or the public regarding transportation or transportation related concerns
Meet with parents, school staff, bus drivers and local trustees to prepare inclement weather procedure
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education
Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible student transportation
Minimum three to five years successful experience in leadership and supervisory roles
Experience working with senior management preferred
Experience working in the public sector with a preference for those in K-12 experience
A combination of relevant education and years of experience will be considered
Rocky View Schools Benefits
4 weeks Vacation pro-rated based on start date
8 earned days pro-rated based on start date
Flex Benefits Plan (Extended health, Dental, Wellness/Health Care Spending Account, Tax Free Savings Account and Registered Retirement Savings Plan)
Professional development and training opportunities
RVS Vehicle provided
The successful candidate must submit a current Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check within 30 days of the start of your employment.
Open to: Internal and External applicants
How to Apply: We request all applications be placed through https://rockyview.simplication.com
Applications must include your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.
Quote Job Code: #3111288
Closing Date: On or before October 20, 2021 by 4:30pm
Rocky View Schools
We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted via email or by phone for an interview. Please ensure your online profile information is up to date so there is not delay in contacting you.