Direct Hire Transportation Manager

Referral Staffing Solutions is recruiting a direct hire Location Manager for the transposition industry. The position is located in La Crosse, WI and responsible for overseeing 60 bus routes.  We are seeking someone with 3-5 years of experience in a similar role.

Manages location operations and provides staff oversight.  Represents our Client with school administrators for all communications, excluding contract negotiations.  Directly supervises staff and manages efficient performance of the location.

Some of the main responsibilities include:

Manages operational expenses to optimize all cost per bus.

Explains budget variances.

Maximizes all charter revenue.

Manages injury and collision claims.

Ensures safety practices and applicable regulations are obeyed by all employees.

Ensures facilities and buses are maintained to safety and applicable regulatory standards, including environmental standards, i.e., idling time.

Sets accurate scheduled hours for routes.

Minimizes route drive times and mileage while adhering to contractual and regulatory mandates.

Tracks and addresses labor variances.

Efficiently uses stand-by drivers.

Minimizes driver labor schedule.

Provides accurate timely operational and financial reporting as requested by AGM and/or finance.

Ensures purchases (including parts) follow company processes and policies.

Drives employee engagement and recognition.

Qualifications & Education

Must have a 4 year degree or equivalent business experience.

Written and oral communication skills

Great customer service skills

Strong analytical and reasoning skills

Solid business background including financial, strategic, and organizational analysis

Administrative skills

$60-75K Annually plus potential for an annual discretionary bonus

If you, or someone you know could be a good fit for this position, please contact Shobi at 608-881-6003 to discuss further or send a resume to