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16 Jun 2022


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Manager, Safety and Training



Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $38.78 – $48.47


Essential Functions and Objectives:


Detailed responsibilities:

* Transportation Manager Job Description

Responsible for maintaining the operational and transactional responsibilities of the department. Manages the coordination of day to day activities of a specific business function. Primary emphasis is achieving results by building engagement and empowering their teams. May have exposure for district wide initiatives.

Coordinates the development, implementation of training curriculums and auditing of ongoing compliance programs for all district vehicle operators. Includes oversight to ensure compliance and accordance of federal, state and local laws and Board of Education policies. Provices oversight of accidents investigations, trends, work related injuries and establishment of key performance metrics. Incorporates leadership for two locations, and it requires that time on the job is evenly balanced between two terminals.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Five (5) years’ experience in transportation or training, preferably training

management and administrative experience that includes budget responsibilities in a Transportation, Operations or large public sector, government entity or organization. Experience in a collective bargaining environment.

Must have or be able to obtain (within 60 days) a current and valid State of Colorado Commercial Driver’s License class B with PS2 endorsement.


Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

Knowledge of federal and state transportation compliance, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), drug testing, hours of service, DOT and CDE inspections

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to lead a high-performing team

Strong knowledge of learning management systems and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Google workspace

Proven track record, showing ability to successfully complete the full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)

Bilingual preferred


Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Education equivalent experience:

Related field


Other information:

Thank you for your interest in the DPS Transportation Services Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team and make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. We believe that innovative transportation services, and caring drivers and paraprofessionals, are an extension of the school day and support learning outside of the classroom. We are passionate about providing safe school bus transportation to our student riders. A safe pleasant ride helps students start and end the school day on a positive note. This can have an enormous impact on a student’s attitude toward school. We all have a definite role in the safe operation of our school transportation system and we would love for you to be a part of the team!:


Additional Information

– Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.


About Denver Public Schools:


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.


DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at


Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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