DATTCO is searching for a Branch Manager to manage our school bus team in Woodstock, CT.
Established in 1924, DATTCO is a third-generation, family-owned business headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut. DATTCO began providing school bus transportation in 1949 and currently services 28 school districts and Regional Education Service Centers throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island, transporting 110,000 students.
The School Bus Branch Manager is a key management position in the company and is responsible for leading a team of employees to provide safe, superior customer service while successfully managing a profitable business.
What We Offer:
Family-oriented culture & team environment
Our employees gave us the highest ratings in the industry on Glassdoor.com
Room for advancement we promote from within
Medical & dental insurance
Life & disability insurance
401k plan with company match
Flexible spending account
Short-term & long-term disability
Paid time off
Plan, direct and coordinator the activities of a school bus terminal.
Process and maintain payroll records.
Update routes using the Trapeze software or other software as required.
Hire new employees including interviewing and selection for training program.
Review driver bids for routes and charters to determine assignments for driving personnel.
Responsible for monthly billing
Monitor and control labor and other expenses.
Coordinate the checking of dispatch sheets with drivers daily time.
Prepare budget for the terminal.
Coordination of drivers, buses, safety and maintenance.
Process school department, parent and student complaints and initiate corrective actions.
Handle any conflicts which may arise and provide the necessary progressive disciplinary action.
Effectively answer routine phone calls, mail and fax inquires.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with DATTCOs policies and procedures, and all applicable laws.
Ensure all drivers follow all state and federal regulations.
Quote and book charters.
Responsible for all monies due into the terminal including petty cash.
3 plus years supervisory experience, transportation experience preferred.
Must be able to create a teamwork environment.
Excellent problem-solving techniques in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with employees, management and school department personnel.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Windows.
Some college courses or relevant industry experience.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.