WVDE VACANCIES

These are vacancies in the
WV Department of Education.
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Title of Vacancy
School Bus Inspector, Office of School Facilities & School Transportation, Charleston, WV

Administrative Unit
Associate State Superintendent’s Office, Office of Finance & Administration

Expectations
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of an educational team. 
2. The staff member demonstrates self-control and exhibits an attitude of mutual respect. 
3. The staff member is ethical and demonstrates good work habits. 
4. The staff member demonstrates an ability to work effectively with county personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Work with the County Superintendent and transportation personnel in the state inspection of school buses. 
2. Assist with the required school bus operator training. 
3. Perform and complete on-site inspections of school buses in each assigned county using criteria approved by the State Board of Education, and submit accurate records of the same. 
4. Assist the State Executive Director of School Transportation in compiling information relative to the performance and durability of bus components and accident investigations. 
5. Daily travel within assigned counties will be necessary. 
6. Strong oral and written communication skills needed. 
7. Must demonstrate exceptional work habits and attendance record.  
8. Assist with on-site inspections of school facilities. 
9. Able to work beyond official work hours, as necessary. 
10. Administer school bus operator certification examinations. 
11. Other duties as assigned. 
 
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: 
Department of Education staff are employed upon recommendation of the State Superintendent of Schools and are state employees. No representative or employee of the state is authorized to enter into any employment contract or other agreement. Department staff work under the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools for the general supervision of the free schools in the state and implementing the policies of the board and other necessary tasks as determined by the State Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. Each employee is “at-will” and subject to termination by the State Superintendent of Schools at any time, with or without notice, cause or compensation. 
 
The employment relationship between the State Superintendent of Schools and the employee may be terminated by either party. Reasons for termination by the State Superintendent of Schools include, but are not limited to, immorality, incompetency, cruelty, insubordination, intemperance, willful neglect of duty, unsatisfactory performance, the conviction of a felony or a guilty plea or a plea of no contest to a felony charge, misuse of funds or property, violations of law or policies of the state board, lack of need, or a lack or loss of funding. 

Qualifications
1. Experience required in one or more of the following areas: school bus transportation; school bus or heavy truck operation and/or maintenance; or training of vehicle operators or other personnel. 
2. Experience as a mechanic servicing school buses is required. 
3. Graduation from high school or equivalent is required.  
4. National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification for school buses is desired. 
 
Candidates for employment must complete an official application form that may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702. The application may be downloaded at http://wvde.state.wv.us/hr/jobOpportunities.php

Salary
$69,972.00

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
January 29, 2018

Apply to
Liz Bryant, Executive Secretary or Samantha Harvey, Secretary  
Office of Human Resources 
Building 6, Room 264 
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 
Phone: 304-558-2702  
Fax: 304-558-0216 
Email: wvde.hr@k12.wv.us 


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The West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age and national origin in employment and in administration of any of their education programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702 or to the Section 504 Coordinator at (304) 558-2696, West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305; or to the Office of Civil Rights at (215) 656 8541 [TDD (877) 521-2172], U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3323.