Date Posted: Jul 22, 2020
Position Title: Assistant Dispatcher
Location: Office of Student Transportation, Bus Terminal – East or West
Reports to: Program Supervisor, Office of Student Transportation
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Benefits Eligible: Yes
In accordance with the Agreement between American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.
As a significant member of the DPSCD’s Office of Student Transportation, the Assistant Dispatcher will coordinate daily route coverage for bus attendants, complete transportation reports, monitor employee attendance, report incidents to schools and department leadership, compile student attendance reports and support the mission of the department. The Assistant Dispatcher will work with transportation service providers to execute daily plans and resolve any transportation issues that may arise to ensure that the district can fulfill its commitment to its students, families, staff and community partners. The Assistant Dispatcher will be specifically responsible for ensuring the staffing requirements of each bus route are met, adjusting to daily staffing levels, and monitoring progress regularly.
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.