Transportation Supervisor (3069)

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Location: Burlington, NJ

Job Type/Status: Full-Time


The Center for Family Services Transportation Supervisor will supervise daily activities of the Head Start Transportation Department. The Supervisor is responsible for creating and coordinating all school bus routes and stops, maintenance of school buses and coordinating all bus drivers. The Supervisor also assists in setting and monitoring Department policies, helps develop and manage budgets and completes all paperwork and records related to Student Transportation in compliance with all DOT, State and Federal rules and laws.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recruitment, hiring, organization of driver training, and evaluation of the performance of bus drivers.

  • Ensure drivers meet all State and Federal training and licensing requirements.

  • Identify and approve bus routes and ensure bus loading zones are safe. 

  • Plan and facilitate regular staff in-service meetings and training.

  • Assist in managing the transportation budget, assuring that expenditures are appropriate and within allowable reserves.

  • Assist in maintaining and updating policies, procedures and handbooks per State and Federal regulations and agency directives and guidelines.

  • Assist in performing ongoing monitoring of bus drivers for safety and adherence to all Federal and State transportation regulations including daily pre-and-post trip inspections.

  • Schedule evacuation drills and student training twice a year. (Sept. & Jan.)

  • Provide and plan transportation for all field trips requests.

  • Ability to clearly communicate with parents, staff, and students in a respectful manner.

  • Represent Head Start in a positive and collaborative way to the public.


  • 1Valid driver's license required, current First Aid and CPR cards preferred 2. Minimum

  • High School Diploma or GED, Associates or Bachelor's Degree in business or related field desirable.

  • Strong knowledge of school bus transportation systems, State and Federal regulations.

  • A minimum one year of experience as a transportation coordinator or three years as a school bus driver. Supervisory and training or management experience is desired.

  • Working knowledge of state and local regulations governing the transportation of children to and from school.

  • Strong oral/written communication.

Benefits: At the Center for Family Services, our employees are our greatest resource, and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday

  • 401k Plan

  • Medical insurance plan options

  • Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Prescription Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health & Wellness Activities

  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities

  • Opportunity for advancement

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Disclaimer Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.