Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Transportation Coordinator

Peigan Board of Education
Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Transportation Coordinator

EDUCATION: College diploma or related Vocational training.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES: Valid Alberta Driver’s License & evidence of insurability; must obtain Mandatory Entrance Level Training (MELT) which includes Class 2 Alberta Driver’s License and S-endorsement certificate within 1 year of employment; standard First Aide.

CLEARANCES: Vulnerable Sector Check, Driver’s Abstract, CanAmm drug and alcohol test (random and scheduled); AB Restrictions Exemption Program compliance.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for organization, administration and supervision of Peigan Board of Education transportation system in accordance with federal and provincial laws, and Board of Education policies. Responsible for Transportation Department annual budget and the safety and well-being of Piikani students who ride PBOE buses each day.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS:

The Transportation department is a busy area and the Coordinator will be involved with a number of people and tasks at one time. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors: periods of sitting, moderate walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting and reaching. Exposure to temperature extremes or inclement weather. Work demands include handling conflict situations that involve all levels of stakeholders, in a standard transportation setting. Work irregular hours and respond to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Upon receipt of class 2 Alberta Driver’s License and S-endorsement certificate the Coordinator will be required to operate a school bus in emergency situations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organizes, implements and manages a student transportation system consistent with federal and provincial laws, PBOE policies and Three Year Education Plan.
  2. Directly supervises PBOE bus drivers;
  3. Operates transportation office as communication/dispatch base during student loading and unloading time periods, during emergency situations, adverse weather situations.
  4. Operate as communication hub between all PBOE stakeholders. (parents, staff, community, etc.)
  5. Develops and maintains a list of students eligible for transportation.
  6. Approves, and monitors safety in the assignment of bus stops, routing and scheduling.
  7. Determine long term goals and strategies to manage effective maintenance, repair, cost tracking, specifications, purchasing and retirement of fleet. (Fleet oversight)
  8. Oversees and ensures compliance with all regulation governing bus driver licensing and Transportation regulations, including security checks and random drug testing.
  9. Ensures accurate records are maintained for preparation of legislative audits and reporting requirements.
  10. Develop and implement pre- and post- trip vehicle safety inspection procedures and maintenance reporting routines.
  11. Assesses incidents, complaints and/or accidents for the purpose of reaching a resolution.
  12. Compiles data from a variety of sources for the purpose of analyzing issues, ensuring compliance with organization policies and procedures.
  13. Facilitates transportation committee, and bus driver meetings.
  14. Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring allocations are accurate, expenses are within budget limits and fiscal practices are followed.
  15. Prepare necessary financial documents to be submitted to the Finance department.
  16. Maintain professional and positive working relationships with drivers, sub drivers, contractors, mechanical contractors, and fuel providers.
  17. Maintain open communications with neighboring school division transportation departments, suppliers, parents, Superintendent and Principal.
  18. Stay updated with Alberta rules and regulations for transportation.
  19. Develop and implement a driver recruitment strategy to address bus driver shortage and turnovers.
  20. Subject to drive school bus in emergency situations.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot-Piikani Culture and willingness to learn the language.
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, supervisors, and PBOE stakeholders
  • Ability to work within deadlines and handle interruptions.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilize computers and other office equipment, bus radios, etc.
  • Experience in trouble shooting on various aspects of motor vehicles

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Deadline: January 28, 2022 on or before 4:00 PM

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

PBOE SCHOOLS WILL CONTINUE WITH  ON-LINE LEARNING SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 1, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

PBOE SCHOOLS WILL CONTINUE WITH  ON-LINE LEARNING SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 1, 2021
At-home learning packages will be delivered  Tuesday, Sept 21 and Tuesday, September 28.

PBOE SCHOOLS WILL REOPEN AS OF MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021

COHORTS WILL BE IN EFFECT: K5 – GRADE 6 STUDENTS.

As Piikani Nation Covid19 cases remain high, PBOE is ensuring that all precautions are being taken to have students return safely to school.  PBOE will follow Alberta Education’s guideline to cohort K5-Grade 6 students.  Grades 7 – 12 will not be cohorting and will resume regular classes.  K4 will not be cohorting; classes will resume on a Monday to Thursday schedule.

A reminder: If your child/ren have one or more Covid symptoms (coughing, sneezing, fever, headaches, chills or other flu-like symptoms – please keep your child/ren at home until symptoms end. PBOE recommends that your child/ren also book an appointment for a Covid test. Any child/ren who attends school with these symptoms will be required to return home.

Wear a mask on the bus and at school.
Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

In the event that PBOE Schools or Transportation is notified of a positive case in schools or on the bus, PBOE will determine whether operations will continue.

Please contact PNSS/NPES School Principals for  further information or check www.piikani.ca

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
September 17, 2021

TRANSPORTATION REOPEN TO FORT MACLEOD AND PINCHER CREEK MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE
TRANSPORTATION REOPEN TO FORT MACLEOD AND PINCHER CREEK
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
Buses will be operating to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

As Piikani Nation Covid cases remain high, we highly recommend that children and families adhere to Covid protocols.

If your child/ren have one or more Covid symptoms (coughing, sneezing, fever, headaches, chills or other flu-like symptoms) please keep your child/ren at home until symptoms end. PBOE recommends that your child/ren also book an appointment for a Covid test.

Wear a mask on the bus and at school.
Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

In the event that PBOE Transportation is notified of a positive case on the bus, PBOE will determine whether the bus will continue operation.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
Sept. 17, 2021

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – September 8, 2021 School & Bus Closures

PUBLIC NOTICE – September 8, 2021 School & Bus Closures

Due to the increasing number of active Covid cases (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation, PBOE has made the timely decision to close schools and busses. Schools and busses will not be operating the week of September 8, 9, 10, 2021 and September 13 -17, 2021

This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod. All Busses will not be operating.

PBOE will keep students/families informed as to the school and bus re-opening date.

Wear a mask. Practise physical distancing. Hand sanitize. Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

If your child/family is in need of supports, please contact your child’s School Principal or homeroom teacher. PBOE school contact information can be found at
www.piikani.ca

Lisa Crowshoe 09/08/2021

PBOE SCHOOLS CLOSED &  NO BUSSES TO NPES/PNSS SCHOOLS TUESDAY SEPT 7 – FRIDAY SEPT 10

PUBLIC NOTICE
Due to the increasing numbers of active Covid cases in  Piikani Nation and Alberta, PBOE SCHOOLS CLOSED &  NO BUSSES TO NPES/PNSS SCHOOLS TUESDAY SEPT 7 – FRIDAY SEPT 10

BUSSES WILL BE OPERATING TO  PINCHER CREEK AND FORT MACLEOD

TUESDAY – NO SCHOOL
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY – ONLINE LEARNING
Community Covid Testing:
Sunday Sept 5 (10-2) Covid Test Site (near arena)
Monday Sept 6 (6.45-8.15pm) Covid Test Site (near arena)

PUBLIC NOTICE – SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION REOPEN AS OF MAY 25, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE – SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION REOPEN AS OF MAY 25, 2021

Due to the decreasing numbers of active Covid cases in Piikani Nation and Alberta, PBOE schools will be open for students and busses operating.  This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

Scenario #2 – In School Classes Partially Resume
With Additional Health Measures Including Cohorts
Cohort A – Start date May 25, 2021
Cohort B – Start date May 31, 2021

A reminder: If your child/ren have one or more Covid symptoms (coughing, sneezing, fever, headaches, chills or other flu-like symptoms – please keep your child/ren at home until symptoms end. PBOE recommends that your child/ren also book an appointment for a Covid test. Any child/ren who attends school with these symptoms will be required to return home.

Wear a mask on the bus and at school.
Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
05/20/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – MAY 5 , 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE – May 5 , 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to continued high number of active Covid cases in Alberta and recommendation by Alberta Health, PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating from  Friday May 7 to Monday May 24 (inclusive). This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

PBOE schools will keep students/families informed as to  next steps for at-home/on-line learning.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Immunize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
05/05/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – APRIL 22 , 2021: Scenario #2 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE – APRIL 22 , 2021: Scenario #2 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to the decreased number of active Covid cases (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,  PBOE schools will be open to students and busses will be operating the week of April 26-30, 2021.

This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Get immunized.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
22/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE April 15, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE April 15, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to increased number of active Covid cases  (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,   PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating the week of  April 19-23, 2021.

This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

PBOE will keep students/families informed as to the school re-opening date in a timely manner.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Get immunized.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
15/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE April 9, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE April 9, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to increased number of active Covid cases  (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,  PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating the week of  April 12 – 16, 2021. This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek  and Fort Macleod.

PBOE will keep students/families informed as to the school re-opening date in a timely manner.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
09/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca