North Canton City Schools Transportation Director

at North Canton City Schools
Location 525 7th Street NE, North Canton, OH
Date Posted February 10, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Supervisory Personnel Vacancy


The North Canton City School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer.


The following position is posted for the period of February 10 through February 26, 2022. This position is not a part of either the classified or certificated bargaining units.


Transportation Supervisor


Duty Time:            260 days

Salary:                    Per District Administrative Salary Schedule Starting Date: July 1, 2022



Reports to:


Job Objectives:

Director of Business


Administers pupil transportation services. Oversees ongoing driver training and vehicle maintenance programs to ensure safe and dependable services. Note: Substitute driving duties may be assigned.



Special note:  In the 2021-2022 school year, the position was filled by two employees, each working a one week on, one week off schedule.  The district will accept letters from candidates interested in either the full position or half position.

Minimum Qualifications


The Transportation Supervisor shall:


  • Have at least a High School
  • Have Post-secondary training and/or equivalent work experience in transportation or a closely related service
  • Meet all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, ).
  • Have a record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school
  • Comply with drug-free workplace rules and board
  • Have computer skills and knowledge of transportation
  • Have the ability to interpret and comply with safety regulations and environmental
  • Have bookkeeping skills and the ability to compute mathematical data
  • Have effective presentation skills and the ability to train adult
  • Hold a valid Ohio driver's
  • Meet all prerequisite and ongoing qualifications to be covered by the district's insurance
  • Be able and available to respond to service


Preferred Qualifications


  • Holds or is qualified to obtain Ohio Pupil Transportation
  • Meets all bus driver minimum


Qualified applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest and resume to:


Todd Henne, Director of Business

North Canton City Schools

525 Seventh St NE

North Canton, OH 44720




Responsibilities and Essential Functions


The following duties are representative of performance expectations. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.


  • Directs the delivery and continuous improvement of district-wide pupil transportation services.
  • Keeps the Director of Business informed about emerging
  • Upholds board policies and follows administrative
  • Promotes a professional image of the school
  • Encourages community partnerships that enhance district
  • Prepares schedules and bus routes. Assigns drivers. Makes routing information available to students/parents and building
  • Works with the Director of Special Education to address the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Consults with principals to ensure that transportation services are
  • Maintains transportation rosters (e.g., student names, grade levels, school attended, bus identification, pick-up and drop-off points, time schedules, ).
  • Maintains an accurate up-to-date list of student information on each
  • Coordinates the non-routine use of school buses (e.g., field trips, athletic contests, community requests, ).
  • Oversees the timely submission of reports, records, and inventories. Maintains district records for the maximum period mandated by law and/or board
  • Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged
  • Monitors road and weather conditions. Advises the Superintendent about the need to delay or cancel
  • Monitors bus communications. Conveys information as
  • Participates in transportation staff selection and orientation
  • Monitors bus driver-training requirements. Verifies that all drivers are properly qualified and correctly licensed. Ensures that drivers are familiar with all aspects of their assigned duties (e.g., district policies, schedules, routes, ).
  • Ensures the equitable distribution of workloads and extra assignments. Provides for coverage during staff absences. Approves time
  • Recommends procedures to effectively deal with emergency
  • Administers an ongoing vehicle maintenance program. Maintains an inventory of essential
  • Monitors compliance with safety regulations and environmental
  • Maintains repair logs. Inspects completed repairs. Approves invoices for
  • Coordinates and participates in Ohio State Highway Patrol annual bus
  • Prepares an annual equipment inventory. Recommends the replacement of equipment necessary to ensure fleet
  • Prepares competitive bid specifications (e.g., insurance, bus purchases, supplies, ).
  • Secures and evaluates work performed by outside
  • Coordinates the pick-up of transportation equipment, materials, and other
  • Promotes bus safety. Supervises emergency evacuation drills. Prepares materials for building staff to carry out student bus safety
  • Investigates all school bus accidents and prepares reports. Teaches defensive driving measures to help drivers avoid







  • Promptly documents all departmental staff and personal injuries that require medical attention.
  • Reports student discipline problems, vandalism, and other related
  • Works with principals and drivers to address discipline
  • Acts responsibly to protect school property. Takes appropriate action during adverse weather conditions.
  • Secures the transportation facility at the end of the
  • Responds to transportation emergencies as
  • Helps deal with unexpected circumstances or pressing district needs as
  • Takes precautions to ensure safety. Monitors situations that may indicate a
  • Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by
  • Keeps current and shares knowledge about advances in equipment
  • Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals.
  • Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the
  • Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for
  • Provides prompt notification of
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as



Abilities Required


The following characteristics and physical skills are important for the successful performance of assigned duties.

  • Articulates a clear vision and provides leadership to advance the change
  • Promotes a positive work environment and engenders staff
  • Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational
  • Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve
  • Interprets information accurately and initiates effective
  • Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing
  • Organizes tasks and manages time
  • Acknowledges personal responsibility for decisions and
  • Completes paperwork accurately. Verifies and correctly enters
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is



The North Canton City School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer.