Under general direction assists in the development and administration of an efficient transportation program for the District. Administers the transportation/security budget, supervises and trains personnel, maintains safety standards, handles complaints and special requests, etc. Reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Education and Experience:
Associate’s degree or higher with a valid commercial driver’s license or in process of obtaining a valid CDL to drive a school bus. Experience in pupil transportation preferred.
Knowledge of the policies, practices, activities, methods and procedures of the district as they pertain to the specific duties of the job. Knowledge of the required records, maps, diagrams, specifications, charts, documents, and related information which must be prepared and maintained as a requirement of the job. Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the administrative and operational duties of managing transportation services. Knowledge in the principles of management, supervision and staff training/development. Knowledge of fiscal and budgetary management.
Ability to provide technical and administrative know-how to manage transportation programs and financial resources. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with district staff. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Ability to complete, process, and maintain all required records, reports, and related information. Ability to operate general office equipment and field equipment/tools as needed. Skilled in handling parent, administrator, and community complaints, and in dealing with difficult situations.
Office and outdoors environment with moderate exposure to environmental/weather conditions. Physical demands are restricted to occasional work requiring the movement/lifting of items weighing up to fifty pounds. Routine local travel required; occasional overnight travel required. Requires the ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and meeting deadlines.
Responsible for the designated budget. Supervises designated staff.
Hampton County School District 2 consists of three schools – Estill Elementary, Estill Middle, and Estill High, serving approximately 1145 students. We are a small rural community rich in wildlife and scenic beauty and have the additional advantage of being close to many bigger cities that offer diverse historical, cultural, recreational and shopping experiences.
We are within an hour’s drive of Savannah, Georgia, Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina and just two hours away from Augusta, Georgia and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. Several educational institutions: USC-Aiken, USC-Allendale, USC-Beaufort, and USC-Walterboro are within commuting distance of the district. South Carolina State University and Claflin University are located 56 miles away in Orangeburg, SC.
All schools in the district are fully accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education. The high school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and a signing bonus to new teachers. We are committed to providing challenging educational experiences that will help our students reach their potential and need energetic and dedicated personnel to help us reach our goals.