Richmond City Public Schools

Transportation Router (10094)

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Job Details

TitleTransportation Router
Posting ID10094

Job Title:

Transportation Router

Grade Level/Terms of Employment:

Grade 113/12 Month (260 days) Contract

FLSA Status:


Work Location:

Transportation Department

Immediate Supervisor:

Transportation Management Specialist



General Description:


The Transportation Router helps increase the efficiency and on-time performance of RPS bus routes.  The Transportation Router also provides exemplary customer service to families and schools regarding student transportation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements RPS’ computerized transportation routing system
  • Analyzes complex factors and data related to vehicle capacity, timing, road systems and safety concerns in order to develop school bus routes and schedules
  • Performs physical audits of routes as necessary for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Verifies student data related to routing and prepares reports; studies and analyzes data for division and department use
  • Works closely with external vendors that provide special transportation services
  • Prepares and distributes stop information annually to parents of all division students
  • Analyzes and implements stop and route changes as requested
  • Provides stakeholders updated route sheets, as changes are made
  • Makes recommendations and assists supervisors with all aspects of transportation planning
  • Maintains records, routes, maps and data pertaining to routing
  • Provides analysis and recommendations for walk and transportation boundaries as required
  • Maintains a working knowledge of computer-based software; works closely with Technology Services to maintain the system, networks, and backups
  • Trains Transportation staff and school-based personnel on routing, as needed
  • Works closely with other divisions, county/city transportation departments, state and local officials, and the public on issues related to routing
  • Plans daily activities with data entry operator
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or its equivalency with at least two years of experience in pupil transportation planning and routing
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal and team work skills; ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to perform required duties with minimum supervision
  • Strong organizational skills, including keen attention to detail and ease at managing competing demands and determining priorities independently
  • Ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative manner with all employees, school administration, and business and community representatives
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, entreprenuerial environment; adaptable when managing multiple, shifting priorities; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Bilingual/fluency in Spanish preferred
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$39,968.00 - $68,053.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/27/2022
End Date01/17/2023