We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools,
with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve
our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your
potential in the business of education. We are technical professionals,
skilled workers, support staff, executives, and community champions.
We do our jobs with a sense of integrity, accountability, and pride in
shaping the future. Our contributions here impact our number one
customers - the 600,000 plus K-12 students of LAUSD. With over 1,000
job titles to choose from, build your rewarding career here by joining
nearly 30,000 employees, and achieve new levels of success in your
Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental,
vision, and life insurance plans.
Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement
Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five
years of year-round paid service.
Paid Holidays: 12 days.
NOTE: Positions in this job classification may be offered on a 10 or 11
month basis - salary and paid time off for 10 or 11 month positions will be
adjusted accordingly. Positions in this job classification may be subject to
additional furlough days.
Job Duties/Responsibilities - Analyzes, plans, and makes projections of equipment usage for District
student transportation programs.
- Conducts surveys and studies within the District and with outside
agencies to develop more efficient systems, methods, and procedures
for bus routing.
- Works with District school and region administrators, the Information
Technology Division, City, county, and the Transportation Services
Division to develop bus routes, stops, and schedules that will emphasize
maximum service at minimal cost.
- Advises Regional Transportation Managers, Area Bus Supervisors, and
other Transportation Services Division and District personnel on
established transportation guidelines for route planning.
- Develops data to be used in establishing transportation routing criteria,
monitors performance against criteria, and updates data when
- Accesses various applications and analyzes transportation related data.
- Audits route sheets and payroll documents for compliance with
established guidelines and approves route sheet changes.
- Maintains files consisting of route sheets and computer printouts that
pertain to bus routing.
- Reviews and maintains rosters of special programs such as Permits
with Transportation, Special Education, Magnet, and Satellite Zone
programs for the purpose of evaluating the impact the programs will have
on bus routing.
- Reviews State and federal school bus rules and regulations for
pertinence to District transportation activities.
- Prepares confidential documents relating to Transportation Services
Division personnel matters.
- May represent the Transportation Services Division in meetings with
public agency representatives, District personnel, and the community.
- May oversee and supervise the staff and operations of a region in the
absence of a Regional Transportation Manager.
Minimum Requirements PROMOTIONAL STATUS IS REQUIRED. You must be a current or
retired employee of LAUSD with 130 paid days in regular status in the
Classified Service or permanent status in the Certificated Service or
have been laid-off within the past 39 months from a regular, permanent
LAUSD position in which you passed probation. Laid-off employees'
eligibility as a promotional candidate expires at the end of their 39 month
period; as such, laid-off employees applying for promotional career
opportunities may not be eligible to complete the assessment process or
may be removed from the employment eligibility list once their eligibility
as a promotional candidate expires.
EDUCATION: Graduation from a recognized college or university with a
bachelor's degree preferably supplemented with courses in urban and
regional planning, transportation, public or business administration,
business writing, investigative techniques, or data analysis. Additional
qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a
year-for-year basis provided that graduation from high school or
evidence of equivalent educational proficiency is met.
EXPERIENCE: One year of full-time, transportation routing or planning
experience in a public or student transportation service. Two years of
experience supervising school bus drivers and assigned staff engaged in
the transportation of students in the Transportation Services Division of
the Los Angeles Unified School District may be substituted for the one
year of transportation routing or planning experience.
SPECIAL: A valid CA Driver License and use of an automobile.
Desirable Qualifications The ideal candidate will possess strong knowledge of theories,
principles, and practices of transportation planning and routing for a
student transportation service; this is aided by proficient use of the
following technologies: MAPNET, BusOps, GPS, Welligent, etc. to help
ensure effective transportation operations. The ideal candidate will also
have the ability to analyze data in regards to transportation
routing/planning, and also develop alternative approaches when
necessary. Also, the ideal candidate will have strong self-management
skills and high levels of attention to detail when prioritizing competing
demands that affect his/her workload. Finally, the ideal candidate
encourages teamwork among transportation staff (bus drivers,
supervisors, etc.), and is also able to build positive/collaborative
relationships and effectively communicate with not just transportation
staff, but also school officials, parents, and other governmental agencies
in regards to keeping them informed of new routes, schedule changes,
Employment Selection Process The selection process will tentatively consist of one or more the
following: a training and experience evaluation, an applied technical
project, and an interview. The first assessment hurdle is planned for the
week of April 06, 2020 - PLEASE RESERVE THIS TIME FRAME.
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The hiring departments have requested that we proceed with the
selection process in an expeditious and timely manner. To honor this
request we will be adhering to a pre-planned employment assessment
schedule. For up-to-date information about test dates, view our testing
schedule by visiting our website at http://www.lausdjobs.org - My
LAUSD Career/Hiring Process/Pre-Employment Testing Process. As
testing dates may change, we encourage you to visit this site periodically
to confirm testing schedules. If you are unable to attend the scheduled
dates, please note that we recruit for this position on a regular basis. We
encourage you to visit our website, http://www.lausdjobs.org periodically
to check for the next recruitment and we encourage you to apply again.
For more information about the LAUSD employment assessment
process, visit the 'My LAUSD Career' section of our website at
Application Process DO YOU NEED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH THE ON-LINE
Please visit www.lausdjobs.org and click on "help desk service request
form" located to the left of the Quick Links.
To find out whether the application deadline has been extended, visit the
website at: http://www.lausdjobs.org .
The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons
shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing
are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455
for more information.
Additional Posting Information Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment
assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment
process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment
score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top
three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The
hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open
positions in related job classifications.