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Job Opening Information Bus Dispatcher

Job Number
Tran 4112019
Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Bus Dispatcher
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
Per Negotiated Agreement
Job Description
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District has an opening for a Bus Dispatcher commencing on or about August 14, 2018.  The job will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Assist in determining bus routes, schedules and scheduling drivers;
  • Operate radio equipment to dispatch buses and drivers to assigned routes;
  • Make necessary arrangements to provide transportation services for special projects and special occasions;
  • Prepare drivers with daily bulletins containing information on changes in assignments, as well as new driving assignments;
  • Perform clerical tasks in connection with the work of the department including but not limited to record and file complaints and accident reports, keep records relative to bus drivers for payroll purposes, maintain necessary financial records and keep records of daily mileage, times and incidents when operating vehicles;
  • Efficiently operate a school bus under all driving conditions; and
  • Calmly and efficiently perform in emergency situations.


Civil Service Title
Job Qualifications
  • A High School Diploma or an equivalency diploma;
  • Three (3) years of full-time, or its part-time equivalent, paid experience in the operation of a bus;
  • Three (3) years of full-time, or its part-time equivalent, paid general clerical work experience, which must have included radio or two-way dispatching duties; or a combination of bullets 2 and 3
  • A valid Class A or B CDL with school bus and passenger endorsement at time of appointment and throughout appointment;
  • Must be able to maintain eligibility and certification under New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Article 19A of the Vehicle and Traffic Law;
  • Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of two-way communication radio and telephone systems;
  • Good verbal communication skills; and
  • Good knowledge of safe driving practices and traffic laws and regulations.
Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit to Ontario County Civil Service a completed Civil Service Application for approval, as well as, apply on line by Friday, May 3, 2019.

Job Category
Job Location
District Wide

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