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Administrative Assistant

United States
September 28, 2018

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Patricia Chesnut

**** ********* ***., **. *****, Fl 34769 801-***-****


One and a half years as Director of Transportation

Routing Coordinator with 18 years of experience in the fields of student transportation and fleet management

Eight and a half years as Administrative Assistant to Director of Transportation

Committed to a continuous improvement approach based on problem identification, root cause analysis and strategic problem-solving

Highly respected router adept at driver/attendant development, training and mentoring

Provides overall fiscal budgeting of a multimillion dollar operation including routing and scheduling, expense management and annual budgeting


School District of Osceola County – Supervisor of Operations

June 2016 to September 2018

Managed a team of 200 employees, office staff, drivers and attendants, custodians, and trainers

Balance $9 million dollar budget

Oversees drivers/attendants payroll, executed 12 month employees payroll

Daily problem solving with parental complaints, school administration customer service

Created an accounting procedure to streamline accounts receivables for department

School District of Indian River County – Director of Transportation

November 2014 to June 2016

Managed a team of 154 employees, mechanics, office staff, drivers and attendants

Balanced budget of $5 million dollars with no deficits, purchase of buses, etc.

Implementation of Zonar gps system / Edutracker

Daily problem solving with parental complaints, school customer service

Verify and authorizes daily payroll

Managed development of Transportation procedures

Motivates and evaluates with performance appraisals of drivers and attendants, hires and disciplines

Salt Lake City School District – Transportation Routing Coordinator

July 2009 to November 2014

Manages a team of 100+ drivers and attendants on day-to-day needs and concerns

Creates yearly tiered student transportation routes efficiently pairing buses using fewest possible

Implementation of Versa trans routing software

Audits and evaluates routes reviewing and executing district and state policies and procedures emphasizing timing and safety

Motivates and evaluates with performance appraisals of drivers and attendants, hires and disciplines

Executes Customer Service with school administration, District personnel, parents and the public regarding student transportation on day-to-day needs and concerns

Yearly balanced budget with no deficits for the past 15 years

Implements department safety practices, state standards, and special education policies and procedures for all drivers and attendants

Verify and authorizes payroll of drivers and attendants

Salt Lake City School District – Transportation Administrative Assistant

January 2000 to July 2009

Financials (invoicing and field trips) for department

Routed special needs students for transportation

Payroll, working with employee work hours, daily logs

Accounts Payables

Communicates with employees on relevant matters to ensure safe and timely student transportation

Operates and maintains various computer software programs

Responds to inquiries and concerns from parents and staff

Types and distributes all correspondence for department

Answers telephones and radio dispatches

Assisted in development of Transportation procedures

~ Education ~

Indian River State College – 49 credit hours

Organizational Management

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