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Transportation Dispatcher - AM hours

Company: Delaware Schools Consortium
Location: Dover
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Odyssey Charter School

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Odyssey Charter School


Terms of Employment: 11-Month, Full-Time Employee
Reports to: Transportation Manager

About Us:

The future is brighter than ever for Odyssey Charter School, and we are in search of highly-motivated, equally passionate individuals to join our Team! Odyssey is a full-scale K-12 Charter School currently serving 2,000 students. Our School has a growing dual immersion program, innovative green Initiative, community food program, and high academic outcomes. Odyssey is united in our mission to prepare lifelong learners who are culturally aware, global citizens that utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills grounded in the classical teachings of Greek education and language. This approach trains students to use the Socratic Method and inquiry approach to learning while leveraging their unique skills and talents equitably and democratically to create a positive culture where all students can find success.

Odyssey Charter School does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services, or activities based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, military/veteran status, disability, marital status, or any other protected category by state and federal laws.

Job Goal: Maintain efficient communications and route assignments among the fleet of vehicles operated for the transportation of students

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dispatch personnel and vehicles as prescribed by Supervisor
  • Serve as receptionist for the Transportation Office and assume primary responsibility for the two-way radio communication system
  • Assigns students to appropriate vehicles and routes
  • Maintains and updates student routing and attendance schedules using available technology
  • Assist with in-servicing and proper training of crossing guard personnel
  • Verify and record for use by the Transportation Program, the calendars, time schedules, closings, late starts, and early dismissals for all schools and students served
  • All applicants must be able and willing to train to get their CDL and proper endorsements to drive a School Bus for OC
    Required Competencies:
    • Job Knowledge - Understands duties and responsibilities, has necessary job knowledge, has necessary technical skills, understands company mission/values, keeps job knowledge current, is in command of critical issues
    • Productivity - Manages a fair workload, volunteers for additional work, prioritizes tasks, develops good work procedures
    • Quality - Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously monitors quality levels, finds the root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems
    • Teamwork- Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers, and promotes a team atmosphere
      Minimum Qualifications:
      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Ability to communicate effectively
        Standard Requirements:
        • Favorable Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Registry Check for the candidate who is offered employment
        • Tuberculin Test
        • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck
          Interested applicants are asked to apply online, upload a resume, and include three professional references.
          Please contact our HR Department with any questions or issues applying online or to obtain an application: 302/516-8000 x600.

          Barley Mill Plaza

          4319 Lancaster Pike - Wilmington, DE 19805

          T: 302 516 8000 - F: 888 780 5962


Keywords: Delaware Schools Consortium, Wilmington , Transportation Dispatcher - AM hours, Professions , Dover, Delaware

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