Transportation Scheduler

Cape Elizabeth School Department | Cape Elizabeth, ME

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Posted Date 10/17/2020

The Transportation Scheduler is responsible for all daily transportation operations, including scheduling of personnel, bus stop assignments, tracking physicals, overseeing drug testing, and all associated state required record keeping.

  • Responsible for responding to after-hours emergency calls or call-outs
  • Directs and schedules all daily transportation operations
  • Approves all transportation time-off requests
  • Tracks all driver work hours and assists with payroll submission
  • Helps interview all new bus drivers
  • Oversees all transportation safety training
  • Manages random alcohol and drug testing program
  • Coordinates transportation for extracurricular activities and special programs
  • Schedules all maintenance of Cape vehicles with the Town Garage
  • Manages state-mandated school bus inspections
  • Assists with the transportation budget preparation
  • Keeps MSDS/SDS records for all town buildings
  • Performs related secretarial work as needed within the FTD office


  • Ability to oversee operations of a large fleet of vehicles
  • Thorough knowledge of the operation of pupil transportation routing software
  • Excellent human relations and oral/written communications skills
  • Ability to respond to urgent work requirements at any time, and willing to work irregular hours during emergencies
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Knowledge of safety standards, laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to pupil transportation.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of pupil transportation planning, scheduling and route development.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of vehicle maintenance and related safety and legal standards.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to, transmit safe driving and preventative maintenance practices.
  • Skills and ability in organization, time management, task prioritization and recordkeeping.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and use sound judgment, including appropriate handling of confidential matters.
  • Ability to facilitate and promote conflict resolution.
  • Ability to interact positively and effectively with, students, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions.


  • Possess a Maine State Driver’s License
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in public school transportation
  • Resident of Cape Elizabeth and/or strong familiarity with the roads within the community preferred.  


  • Monday - Friday
  • 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM  (1 hour lunch)

Facilities and Transportation Director
Application Instructions: Cape Elizabeth Schools will not accept paper applications or supporting materials. All applications and supporting materials are to be completed via Frontline Recruiting & Hiring (formerly Applitrack) at and include: completed application, cover letter specific to posted position, current resume; three letters of recommendation, and copy of current CHRC approval.

Application Deadline:  when a suitable candidate is found

Application materials should be directed to:
Perry J Schwarz
Director of Facilities & Transportation
Cape Elizabeth Schools
320 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth ME  04107
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