Transportation/Facility Coordinator

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 7 months ago(4/30/2020 2:15 PM)
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Responsible for coordinating transportation services for Walatowa Head Start children; coordinating facility and playground maintenance with Public Works facilities staff; ensure the safety of Walatowa Head Start children.


  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, assigns, provides direction and reviews the work of assigned staff.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the area of responsibility.
  • Trains staff and provides for their professional development to maintain their CDL license; transportation regulations and program procedures; maintains records.
  • Drives the bus; works with teachers and parents regarding the pick-up and drop off of children; schedules bus monitors; maintains roster of children & emergency contact information; ensures the children are picked up on time and released to an authorized individual.
  • Establishes safe and efficient bus routes; maintains transportation service plan in compliance with regulations, policies and procedures and Office of Head Start Standards.
  • Conducts complete pre and post trip safety inspections; monthly and quarterly inspections; schedules maintenance and repair services of the program buses with mechanic; maintain records of maintenance performed.
  • Conducts daily facilities inspection including the playground for safety and compliance with Office of Head Start regulations; coordinates with Public Works facilities staff; maintain records of work orders and maintenance performed.
  • Ensures the comfort and safety of the Head Start children and staff.
  • Maintains a variety of records; makes periodic and special reports of work performed.
  • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.







To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Education and Experience:

High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND 4 years experience related to the essential functions and responsibilities.


Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

  • Head Start standards and regulations; AND NM Dept. of Transportation Regulations.
  • Methods and practices of bus inspections.
  • Documentation principles and practices.
  • Standard office practices and procedures.
  • Records management principles and practices.
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.

Skill in:

  • Planning, organizing, scheduling, reviewing the work of staff.
  • Providing for staff training and work instruction.
  • Bus inspections. 
  • Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Preparing clear and concise documentation, reports, correspondence and other written materials
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Working without close supervision in standard work situations.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.



  • Preferred New Mexico Class B Driver’s License with passengers and bus driver endorsements and or obtained within 30-45 days from hire
  • CPR & First Aid certification or obtained within 60 days of hire


  • DOT physical long form.
  • Tuberculosis test and Hepatitis B Series vaccinations pre-employment.



The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Strength and mobility to work in a typical food service setting; stamina to perform sustained physical labor, including standing, walking, climbing; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Work is subject to exposure to fumes and adverse environmental conditions.





  1. Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
  2. New employees are required to submit to a background investigation.  Employment is contingent upon passing the background investigation.



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