The role of the Lincoln Public Schools Transportation Department is to provide safe and timely student transportation to and from assigned schools and activities according to district policies.
Assistant Supervisor for Transportation
Phil assists the Director of Custodial Services & Transportation by helping to coordinate day to day activities within the Transportation Department.
Bob is responsible for all Activity and Field Trip coordination.
Brent is responsible for Special Education and Early Childhood pupil transportation.
Charles is responsible for pupil transportation associated with the Don Sherrill, Yankee Hill, and Voice Programs as well as Regular Education and ELL.
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Kathleen Wingard and Gerry Friberg serve as Trainers for the Transportation Department. Question concerning bus permits and CDL training can be directed to them.
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Cheryl's responsibilities include monitoring bus departure and return times, reconcileing route times with routing software, and assisting other staff as needed.
Emily coordinates coverage of daily bus routes and maintains daily contact with school bus drivers via a two-way radio system.
Barb oversees the office operation for the Transportation Department. She also is responsible for transportation payroll, processing new employee records, district benefit plans, etc.
Lori is responsible for opening and distributing mail, baby sitter exception letters, work order, procurement cards, petty cash, TMA's, fuel system maintenance, purchase orders, requisitions, field trip packets, student/route data entry, and assisting in dispatch area.
Deb coordinates coverage of daily bus routes and maintains daily contact with school bus drivers via a two-way radio system
Lincoln Public Schools
Custodial Services and Transportation
2200 Park Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68502
In order to comply with standards that require the practice of emergency evacuation from school buses, the Transportation Department intends to conduct bus evacuation drills on Tuesday, March 3, Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, 2015.
All evacuations are to be done on the take home runs on the dates listed unless previous arrangements have been made.
THE SCHOOL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTIFYING PARENTS AND STUDENTS OF EVACUATION PRACTICE
The Lincoln Public Schools Transportation Department is currently seeking applicants to fill School Bus Driver positions for the 2014-2015 school year.
Regular routes are available as well as substitute positions. Route hours are typically 6:30 to 9:30 a.m., and/or 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Excellent driving record required. This is a great opportunity for students, those retired or in need of extra money. Salary for regular bus driver: $16.54/hour + benefits.
Bus drivers provide safe transportation of students to and from school, on field trips, and athletic trips. If you enjoy working with school age children and are looking for part time hours that still give you flexibility to get other things done during the day, driving a school bus may just be the job you are looking for.
If interested please visit the Lincoln Public Schools Webpage at www.lps.org. Go to the Human Resources section and then click on the Lincoln Public Schools Recruitment System link to apply.
The District will provide for the transportation to and from school for all students eligible under the provisions of law, including transportation (or mileage reimbursement) to students in grades kindergarten through eight attending elementary school in the District who reside more than four miles from the school in the attendance area within which they reside, special education students whose individual education plan (IEP) requires transportation and eligible private school students.
The District also develops arrangements for transportation of students who have been moved for the benefit of the District in instances to relieve overcrowding, major facility renovation, or efficiency in the use of buildings and/or staff.
The Lincoln Board of Education, in addition, at its discretion, may approve other transportation areas based upon unique circumstances and for the purpose of equalizing school enrollments and facilitating programs.
Eligibility for bus transportation for non-public school students and special education students are covered under separate policy. Students enrolled on a part-time basis shall not be entitled to transportation or transportation reimbursements.
School Bus Stop Arm Signals (Click on Picture to find out more)