The Peel District School Board (PDSB) is one of the largest school boards in Canada, with more than 150,000 students in over 250 schools. At PDSB, everything we do is designed to help all students achieve to the best of their ability. We have the incredible opportunity to inspire a smile in each student. Our collective, daily efforts make a positive difference in the lives of our students, their families and the world. Guided by our mission, vision and values, we build positive places for learning and working ... together at www.peelschools.org.
We are currently accepting applications for a Transportation Operations Officer.
Reporting to the Manager of Student Transportation of Peel Region, you will oversee the daily operations of the Transportation Department for the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.
As Transportation Operations Officer, you will be responsible to plan, develop and implement a safe and efficient integrated transportation system, servicing approximately 65,000 students on approximately 1,300 bus routes; determine safe walk routes and/or exception areas for students attending approximately 400 schools; manage, utilize and maintain BusPlanner computerized transportation system; develop, implement and manage bus stop creation, review and recommend bell times; assist the school board’s Planning department with school closure studies; provide preliminary transportation information for new schools and/or boundary changes; conduct Bus Operator performance review to ensure compliance with the Board process and Ministry of Transportation regulations; participate in and observe Bus Operator’s Driver Training program for regular and special needs drivers; provide direction, guidance, and support to staff and external bus companies; attend monthly Traffic Safety Council Meetings at the City of Brampton and the City of Mississauga; perform other duties as assigned.
Post-secondary education through GIS certification/Transportation planning degree or diploma or management courses
More than five (5) years’ experience working with GIS technology in Student Transportation
Extensive knowledge of BusPlanner Computerized Routing System
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and to work effectively with all stakeholders of both Boards
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Experience in unionized and multi-site workplaces
Good understanding of MTO legislation, Highway Traffic Act, AODA legislation, Broader Public Sector legislation
Knowledge of collective agreements, human resources practices and processes, and employment law
Knowledge of Human Rights Code and Employment Standards Act
Extensive knowledge of all Ministry of Education legislation pertaining to Student Transportation in Ontario
Must possess a reliable vehicle and have a valid driver's license
Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment
Commitment to Equity
The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel. We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.
When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as test and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.
Criminal Record Check
Successful candidates must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (CRC) prior to commencing employment. Please review the requirements at the CRC link.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be contacting candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position. All communication to applicants regarding this job posting, including an invitation to complete skills assessments and/or a job interview if applicable, will be made through email. Candidates are encouraged to regularly check their email as listed on their applytoeducation.com account.
Preference will be given to qualified members of the Administrative Staff Group (ASG).