Transportation Coordinator - Interim

Mercer County Special Services | Hamilton, NJ


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Posted Date 4/28/2021
Expiration Date12/31/2021



The position shall require a high school diploma, at least four years’ experience in pupil transportation with part of the experience in coordinative or supervisory capacity, successful completion of a pupil transportation certificate program and any alternative to these qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. Knowledge of and ability to use computers is essential. This position requires the mental and physical capacity to perform the major responsibilities.


Appointment to the position shall be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent. CONTRACT AND SALARY The contract and salary for the position shall be negotiated and approval by the Board of Education. REPORTS TO The Transportation Coordinator shall report to the Board Secretary/Business Administrator. His/her performance shall be evaluated in a manner consistent with policies and procedures of the Board of Education, as described in policy 4125.


The Transportation Coordinator shall develop, coordinate, implement and manage a cooperative pupil transportation system.


In order to fulfill his/her responsibilities, the Transportation Coordinator shall: Prepare bid specifications and contracts for pupil transportation, for approval by the Mercer County Office of Education. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of contracted pupil transportation services. Develop and determine bus routes and schedules which will produce the most efficient and appropriate means for providing pupil transportation. Conduct annual and interim surveys of bus routes and schedules for participating school districts Administer the financial aspects of the program including accounts payable and accounts receivable. Serve as liaison to the County Superintendent of Schools Office for matters relating to pupil transportation. Prepare state forms and other official documents relating to pupil transportation. Prepare reports, including the DRTRS report, and other necessary information on pupil transportation for the Superintendent and the sending districts. Assist in the resolution of conflicts and concerns of parents, staff, participating school districts and contractors relating to pupil transportation. Conduct an annual evaluation as a basis for future projections and plans. Organize periodic meetings with the sending districts in Mercer County. Meetings will cover transportation needs for non-public, ESY and RSY transportation by the sending districts. Conform with all state laws and regulations affecting public transportation. Exhibit respect and support for and adherence to goals, objectives, policies and procedures approved by the Board of Education. Share in the upholding and enforcing of school rules, administrative regulations and the policies of the Board of Education.


The Mercer County Special Services School District guarantees equal opportunities to all, regardless of race, color, age, creed, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, disability, nationality or sex.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as employees who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions listed on this job description either unaided or with reasonable accommodations. The Mercer County Technical Schools’ / Mercer County Special Services Schools’ Superintendent shall determine reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law; in the event such a determination becomes necessary


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