Safety Education & Building Operations Specialist...

Job Goal

Implementation of the School Bus Safety Training 101 TxDOT grant along with other TxDOT grants in the area of safety restraints. Drug awareness and safety activities, and provide support in region-wide safety education programs in the areas that will lead to safe and careful drivers throughout the Region 6 service area. clients and staff.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field
  • Current Texas School Bus Driver Training Certification.
  • Current Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger (P) and school bus (S) endorsement.
  • Third Party Commercial Driver’s License examiner certification (Preferred)
  • Minimum three years of School Bus Safety Training and School Transportation experience.
Special Knowledge & Skills

  • High degree of professionalism including strong public relations skills.
  • Ability to establish rapport and work in collaboration with public school and ESC personnel.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use technology effectively.
  • Provide professional development to School Bus Drivers, Driver Trainers & Transportation Personnel.
  • Have current knowledge of: Public-School Transportation operation; Texas Bus driver requirements; Texas Bus Driver Training curriculum, School Bus laws, legislation, and any requirements set by the state; Texas Commercial Driver’s License requirements; traffic laws related to school buses and the transportation of students.
  • Keep accurate participant records.
  • Ability to move, setup, operate and maintain school bus simulator.
  • Ability to operate maintenance equipment and lift heavy items.
  • Must have a safe driving record.
Major Responsibilities or Duties

  • Collaborate with School Transportation Directors on proposed training topics and materials used in School Bus Safety Training 101 workshops
  • Assist in the development and implementation of SB 101 workshops.
  • Schedule Workshops, Recruit, and Train School Bus Transportation Personnel with the developed Simulator curriculum and resource material.
  • Adhere to TxDOT objectives, guidelines, deadlines, and reporting to the grant requirements.
  • Maintain School Bus Simulator Trailer and Software Unit.
  • Assist in the implementation of STOP Grant workshops in the areas of proper use of safety restraints.
  • Assist in the implementation of Ad-A-STEP Grant workshops in the areas of drug awareness and safety activities.
  • Teach assigned bus driver 20-hour Certification and 8-hour Re-Certification courses and maintain course records.
  • Assist with marketing and scheduling the 20-hour and 8-hour courses in Region 6.
  • Market all Safety Education Programs to school districts.
  • Implementation of the Third Party Commercial Driver’s License testing.
  • Assist in managing inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment and order additional supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.