Transportation/Terminal Manager
Transportation Manager
Cottage Grove, WI US / Madison, WI US / Monona, WI US
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Transportation/Terminal Manager

We are looking for a Terminal (Transportation) Manager to join our team here at Badger Bus Lines.
Imagine being a part of a team where your work has potential to make a difference in the lives of our customers or the future of tomorrow.  Picture working in a family oriented and employee first culture where every single team member has a critical voice in the decision-making process.
Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact in the lives of the children and customers we serve. Due to recent and rapid growth, we are looking for a Transportation/Terminal Manager to join our team. We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual who demonstrates success and seeks opportunity for advancement  professionally! If you are passionate enough to make a difference, we encourage you to apply!

The Transportation/Terminal Manager is responsible for all aspects of the terminal's transportation operations and administrative functions. He/she will supervise, direct and coordinate activities, such as making sure that our school buses make it to their destinations in a safe and timely manner, direct and assign duties to employees, investigate and respond to customer inquiries. The Transportation/Terminal Manger will monitor and implement the transportation safety programs  and all areas relating to school bus DOT regulations while ensuring they continue to surpass expectations.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in transportation and will be a motivated individual with experience in leadership, knowledgeable in DOT standards with the ability to identify problem areas and recommend sound improvements. He/she must have the ability to  effectively communicate with internal staff, customers and transportation professionals in developing techniques to enhance safety and meet DOT safety goals and objectives while providing exceptional customer service. 

This FULL-TIME position is available and it's an immediate opportunity for the right candidate!
The right candidate can expect 50-55 hours per week on average.  This position works in a fast-paced environment.
Operating Hours: Overall working hours (shifts) are typically between the hours of 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.

  • Onsite supervision of all drivers, mechanics, and assigned office staff
  • Assists HR and other office staff planning, developing and implementing organizational policies and goals.
  • Oversees terminal dispatching as assigned.
  • Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking school bus transportation.
  • Work directly with District Administration to ensure quality of service standards are met and exceeded.
  • Analyzes department headcounts and requests to identify areas of needs for manpower.
  • Oversees all operations and maintains compliance for all activities at the Assigned Terminal.
  • Interfaces with the Federal, State and Local agencies in a professional and effective manner.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, and government regulations.
  • Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer complaints.
  • Responds to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Communicates effectively (verbal and written) with all levels of the organization, governmental officials and outside agencies.
  • Assists in efforts to identify risks and recommends appropriate actions to improve performance.
  • Serve as contact person for 80-90 school bus drivers and bus aides within assigned programs.
  • The majority of work is conducted at assigned terminal; however, occasional travel may be required to assist with outside bus operating.
  • Assist in employee training and safety sessions as required.
1-3 years related or equivalent training, transportation/DOT experience
Transportation/Terminal Management, Strong Dispatching and Safety preferred  
Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
Acceptable Pre-Employment Drug Screen Results
Valid Driver's License, with the ability to obtain a CDL (company paid program)
Availability to assist in driving when needed
Good Driving Record
Acceptable Criminal Background Check Results
Ability to work proficiently with standard business and transportation software packages
Good time management skills
Ability to multitask
High School/GED Required  
Associate Degree Acceptable 
Bachelor Degree Preferred



Contact Information
For this position, apply here or contact Human Resources at (608) 255-1511 or stop by the office at 5501 Femrite Drive and pick up an application today!
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate Opening
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
$45,000-$55,000 p/yr
Wage will depend on experience. This offer also includes benefits: Health, Dental, 401k, Vacation, Paid Holidays, Training.
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
1+ years
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