Transportation Director

MSAD 75 | Topsham, ME

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Posted Date 5/22/2020

POSITION:         Transportation Director 

LOCATION:         Transportation

HOURS/STATUS:   Full-Time; Full Year (Exempt Position)

CLOSING DATE:    Open Until Filled




  • To provide consistent and professional management of all aspects of the District’s Transportation Department. 
  • Continued development and implementation of procedures and application of the MSAD No. 75 Board policies, as related to Transportation operations. 
  • Supervise Transportation Staff, perform personnel management functions including interviewing and hiring new employees, evaluating personnel performance and administering disciplinary actions. 
  • Plan school day bus routes, make driver assignments for regular and special bus runs, coordinate and arrange bus transportation for field trips, as well as athletic and co-curricular trips. 
  • Coordinate all District vehicle fleet repair and maintenance. 
  • Support an annual budget exceeding $2.8 million. Prepare and execute budgets for the Transportation Department to include review and approval of purchase requests for supplies and equipment.  
  • Maintain direction of an established school bus safety program. 
  • Communicate with parents and coordinate with Bus Drivers and School Principals on matters pertaining to bus discipline. 
  • Perform other related tasks that may be assigned by the Superintendent or Business Manager. 


  • Significant management experience, preferably in a public school transportation setting. 
  • Demonstrated communication, employee relations and leadership skills. Proven strong supervisory skills and experience required. 
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people including students, parents, school faculty, staff and the public. 
  • Knowledge of State and Federal laws and reporting requirements relating to public school transportation operations.  
  • Knowledge of automated transportation management systems preferred. 
  • Familiarity with vehicle, bus and equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Minimum of a two-year college degree, with consideration of skills and/or experience in a non-public school Transportation setting. 
  • Current Maine Department of Education Criminal History Records Check (CHRC). State of Maine Class B license with School and Passenger endorsements preferred.  
  • Attainment of Maine Department of Environmental Protection Oil Storage Tank Class A/B Operator certification (online) within three months of hire.
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