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Coord, Transp/Facilities

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Alexandria, LA, USA

The Transportation/Facilities Coordinator is responsible for providing safe, healthy facilities in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as assisting in the overall management of the Head Start facilities and regular health/safety inspections of its buildings, vehicles and facilities.

 As a front line representative of Save the Children the position holder is required to ensure the safety and security of children and families that he/she come in contact with and represent the agency values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Responsible for assisting in the development of a facilities purchasing system, security and maintenance system, storage warehouse, Safety Committee, and compliance system with ADA, OSHA, and other laws/regulations.
  • Responsible for assisting in the establishment of the most efficient/safest routes with drives, utilizing manuals and videos for staff training, ensuring drivers’ compliance with regulations, developing a driver evaluation system, and substituting as a driver as needed.
  • Provides hiring input for maintenance staff, maintains inventory of all program supplies and equipment, establishes an inspection and repair system, and completes necessary paperwork for fuel vendors.
  • Serves as handyman, as needed, for minor facility repairs, cleaning, moving, storage, etc.
  • Assists the center supervisor in coordinating custodians’ work, reviewing employee recruitment/selection, identifying/training staff in on-the-job standards/goals with input, and educating employees through workshops and training sessions.
  • Responsible for understanding and implementation of occupational prevention regulations, Department of Transportation regulations, Head Start performance standards, and special local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Serve as bus driver, as needed or necessary. 
  • Completes Basic First Aid and CPR certification, as well as qualifications for a Commercial Driver’s License and other necessary certifications.
Educational Background: 
Minimum high school diploma or GED. Transportation/Facilities certification preferred.
  • Two years relevant experience and demonstrated knowledge of building maintenance/management.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations and requirements (e.g. ADA and OSHA) preferred.
  • Previous experience with lease managements and contracting preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid CDL driver’s license (with School Bus Endorsement), and ability to be insured through Save the Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 12 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 12 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US