Job Title: Supervisor, Transportation Maintenance

Reports to:Director of Transportation
Job Group:Administrative


Job Code:1418
Salary Schedule:APT04


To provide the students and employees of Pasco County with the safest means of transportation at the lowest possible cost.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Develop and maintain a preventive maintenance program for all School Board-owned and operated motor vehicles.
  2. Develop and maintain a formal system for the evaluation of all parts and materials used to maintain vehicles.
  3. Develop the annual vehicle maintenance budget.
  4. Specify, purchase, repair, and sell surplus buses, trucks, vans, automobiles, construction equipment, lawn care equipment, and other School System vehicles.
  5. Coordinate accident investigations.
  6. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate personnel actions.


  1. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  2. Use effective communication with department staff, District and school personnel.
  3. Respond to inquiries and concerns in a timely manner.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Demonstrate initiative in the performance of assigned responsibilities.
  2. Anticipate potential problems and design processes and procedures to address them.

Critical Thinking

  1. Identify strengths and weaknesses in garage operations.
  2. Write and review transportation bid specifications.
  3. Review and analyze data and information relative to transportation maintenance.
  4. Use technology effectively.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Set high standards and expectations for self and others.
  2. Develop and maintain a systematic program for the improvement and updating of skills of garage personnel.
  3. Keep skills and knowledge up-to-date.


  1. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment.
  2. Facilitate problem-solving.


  1. Implement a preventive maintenance program for all School Board owned vehicles.
  2. Maintain repair and service records on all School Board-owned vehicles.
  3. Purchase vehicle fuel.
  4. Supervise the equipment rental program.
  5. Maintain fixed asset records of the transportation department.
  6. Monitor budgets for assigned cost centers.
  7. Prepare all required reports and maintain required records.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Serve on committees related to job assignment.
  2. Support the District’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities
  3. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  4. Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.


  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly in emergency situations.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Exhibit leadership skills.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Understand budgetary and purchasing procedures.
  • Knowledge of maintenance techniques.
  • Organizational skills are essential.
  • Understand and apply appropriate management skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above from an accredited institution and/or appropriate licensing and certification to perform job function. 
  • Experience in School Bus Transportation or related work.
  • Experience in computerized fleet maintenance.


  • Appropriate Driver’s License.




Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.




Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Supervisor, Transportation Maintenance;   EST: ;   REV: February 6, 2007;   Board Approved: February 6, 2007