Customer Service Liaison

Roanoke, VA
School Bus Yard Operations – Roanoke, VA /
Full-time /
Zūm has reimagined student transportation, the nation's largest mass transit system. Our integrated end-to-end cloud-based platform provides a modern service for school districts purpose-built around the needs of kids and the expectations of their families. Zūm provides one seamless, real-time interface for parents, drivers, schools, districts, administrators, and operators, to transport children safely and with increased visibility and personalized care. Our multi-sized vehicle approach includes an electric vehicle-first commitment, reduces student commute times by up to 20%, and coupled with our marketplace, delivers added fleet efficiency and optimization. We have been driving the industry forward since 2015, and with more than 8 million miles completed to date, we are leading a new era of safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable transportation.

This position should be a dedicated and proactive member. The Customer Service Liaison should be responsible for managing communications on behalf of student transportation with parents, schools, and drivers to ensure a seamless transportation experience for students and the student transportation division. This role requires strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle various customer inquiries and concerns efficiently and at times under stressful conditions.

This position would work primarily out of the Office of Student Transportation daily.  However, they would have a split residency.


    • Serve as a point of contact between the Public Schools Transportation Division and Zum services.  The position will also require them to interact with parents, schools, and drivers regarding transportation-related inquiries and concerns.
    • Communicate with parents to provide information on bus routes, schedules, and any service disruptions or changes.
    • Coordinate with school administrators to address transportation needs and resolve issues in a timely manner.
    • Collaborate with dispatchers and drivers on routes and ensure arrivals and departures on time.
    • Handle complaints and feedback from parents professionally and work towards satisfactory resolutions.
    • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions and follow up on unresolved issues to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Assist in the coordination of special events requiring transportation services when circumstances require it.
    • Provide support during emergencies or incidents involving buses, including communication with relevant parties and assistance in implementing contingency plans as requested.
    • Stay up-to-date on company policies, procedures, and transportation regulations to provide accurate information to customers.
    • All other duties assigned.
The targeted base salary range for this role is listed in the compensation section below. Actual salary may be above or below this range based on factors such as location, skills, and relevant experience. In addition, this position may include additional compensation in the form of bonus, equity, or commissions. If you are a full-time salaried or hourly worker, we offer the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Holidays, Wellness, Vacation, and more. The targeted pay range for this role in US: $28-31/hr

Zum Services, Inc. and all its subsidiaries provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.