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To provide each student, through safe and efficient transportation, opportunities to take advantage of the full range of curricular and extracurricular activities offered by the district.



  • Collaborates with and advises the superintendent on road hazards for decisions on school closings, delays, or early dismissals during inclement weather.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the superintendent and principals on all transportation needs of the district.
  • Coordinate with building secretaries and principals on registration information.
  • Submits all reports required by the State or district office.
  • Responds appropriately to requests for information.


Transportation-related Duties

  • Complies with all State laws and regulations regarding school transportation.
  • Maintains safety standards in compliance with State and insurance regulations.
  • Develops a program of preventive safety.
  • Schedule bus evacuation drills with each school at beginning of the new school year.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises all transportation personnel, making recommendations to the superintendent on their employment.
  • Develops and administers a transportation program to meet all requirements of the daily instructional program and extracurricular activities.
  • Coordinate the repair work on all buses and vehicles owned by the district.
  • Monitor and operate the transportation communication system.
  • Prepare and oversee the bus routes for all schools in the district and keep lists up-to-date.
  • Schedule vans and activity bus for staff and coaches. Have the vehicles fueled and ready when needed.
  • Perform weekly checks to ensure that bus video monitoring equipment is functioning properly.
  • Monitor the bus videos and communicate with building principals for disciplinary issues, as needed.
  • Coordinate school calendars with all schools to which the district transports.
  • Schedule substitute drivers when regular drivers are unable to drive.
  • Have the buses cleaned and waxed during the summer.
  • Take buses to be tested, as needed.
  • Pick up pre-trip forms daily. Communicate bus maintenance needs to maintenance personnel.
  • Pick up mileage forms from buses each month and give Pre-K and special education mileage to district office for State reporting.
  • If driver shortage arises, the Transportation Director will be required to drive a route.


  1. High school diploma
  2. CDL licensure
  3. Technology skills, including data entry and proficiency in creating and managing bus routes
  4. Tactful and pleasant in dealing with staff, students, and community.
  5. Collaborative with school staff in gathering and input of data


$20 per hour, with future increases to be determined by the Board of Education on an annual basis. $650 paid toward health insurance coverage. 10 Sick Days and 2 Personal Days.

Additional Notes

200 days, as determined by the Superintendent.

How to Apply

Send resume and credentials to:

Chad Colmone


Tri-City CUSD #1

324 West Charles Street

Buffalo, IL 62515

or email materials to ccolmone@tricityschools.org

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