Assistant Terminal Manager
In Milwaukee, WI


An Assistant Terminal Manager is a salary, exempt employee whom, under the supervision of the Terminal Manager, is responsible for assisting with the overall operations of the bus terminal. This position works with the Terminal Manager in coordinating all functions of the facility including the maintenance, dispatching, communicating with drivers, school district personnel and parents for daily routes, trips and extra curricular activities of students for our clients.


Ensure coverage of daily home to school routes, trips and charters.
Assist with driver training and recruitment programs.
Coordinate with Human Resources when conducting disciplinary actions of employees.
Assist in maintenance of the driver credential files to ensure current certifications.
Assist in preparing payroll, account receivables, account payables, and month end requirements to ensure timely submission to your respective location.
Ensuring that each of your School Districts’ student transportation designees are being supplied with all required information and assist in providing a safe, reliable, on-time service through creating efficient and cost effective solutions to routing issues.
Knowledge and implementation of contents of School District contracts and facility leases.
Attend School Board meetings when directed by Terminal Manager or Other STA Management.
Responsible for carrying out all STA policies and State & Federal applicable regulations.
Ensuring all drivers and staff are equipped with all necessary job related training.
Assist with planning of monthly driver safety meetings with safety and training designee for your area.
Participate in the planning of yearly financial requirements for your respective facility.
Assist in developing charter and school business for assets during non-school days and summer months.
May, on occasion, be required to drive.
All other duties as designated by Terminal Manager or STA Senior Management.


State-Required Commercial Drivers License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements
Current report of Driver Physical Examination
Associates Degree from an accredited University or College in Business is desired. Bachelor's of Art Degree in Business is preferred.
Three (3) or more years experience in school bus operations; minimum of one (1) year in a leadership role or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Effective communication skills. 
Ability to organize, lead, and motivate all personnel involved in operations .
Ability to thrive in a constantly changing chaotic environment and consistently meet tight timelines
Must be proficient with computer and appropriate software. 
Knowledge of Federal and State regulations.
Conduct oneself professionally and in a manner to reflect positively on STA.
Knowledge of Federal and State OSHA regulations.
Ability to evaluate and discipline drivers and enforce STA policy and procedure.
Must be highly motivated and demonstrate capable leadership skills.

Working conditions are normally in an operations environment. Incumbent must be available to work in excess of 40 hours per week and be available in the evenings and on weekends as necessary to meet business needs.

The work schedule will be set by the Terminal Manager.

This position may require travel to other STA facilities as directed by management and business needs and may require overnight stays. As directed by management and business need, travel may include other areas of the US.


The Assistant Terminal Manager has significant, daily contact with all levels of Company personnel and as necessary with outside entities such as insurance brokers, attorneys, business partners and the public. Contacts are generally for the purpose of dispensing information, providing technical advice or policy interpretation or for program coordination. These contacts will require considerable judgment, diplomacy and discretion and the ability to communicate clearly. The Terminal Manager deals regularly with sensitive and/or confidential information and therefore must exercise extreme care in maintaining confidentiality and privacy.

The duties listed above are intended as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description is not an employment contract and is subject to change as the needs of the company and the requirements of the job change.


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