Prairie Rose School Board Liaison
Job Description

Prairie Rose School Board Liaison

Location: Medicine Hat, AB

The Prairie Rose School Board Liaison is expected to maintain a professional relationship with other staff members, schools, school boards, and drivers in the Medicine Hat and Prairie Rose area.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct Line of Communication between Prairie Rose and SOUTHLAND
  • Address all student and route changes that Prairie Rose has
  • Attend school/bus driver meetings
  • Regular visits to rural school areas
  • Handle all Prairie Rose parent concerns
  • Keep driver list for Prairie Rose up to date
  • Ensure school routes are covered in a fair and efficient manner
  • Assist in answering public and driver inquiries and finding solutions to concerns
  • Administrative duties (such as payroll, monthly billing, filing and reports); ensure all required paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure that the Prairie Rose safety meetings and PPG meetings, as well as any other scheduled events, are carried out regularly (as per the schedule in the driver's handbook)
  • Keep appropriate staff informed of any major issues, changes, concerns, etc.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to travel to rural areas and possibly stay over night
  • Map reading skills with a strong knowledge of the city; specifically road systems, locations of schools, and major attractions
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally while exhibiting confidentiality and diplomacy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Knowledge and understanding of company policies/procedures
  • Expertise in organizational planning and problem solving
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

HOURS: The shift for this position is Monday - Friday, within normal business hours of operation.



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. SOUTHLAND operates school, charter, commuter, and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta and in Saskatchewan.

SOUTHLAND’S reputation for leadership and quality comes from the integrity and dedication of talented staff. We were the first school bus company in Canada to have our training program nationally recognized and certified by the Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada and are proud members of:

  • Student Transportation Association of Saskatchewan
  • Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council
  • Alberta School Bus Contractors Association
  • Partners in Compliance
Safely Home is our deep conviction to safety, and it is the ultimate promise we make to each other, to our clients, and to the communities in which we operate. SOUTHLAND is driven by safety. It is our first Core Value and is at the heart of all we do.