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Director of Transportation at Murrieta Valley Unified School District

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About the Employer

Welcome to the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, a 2018 California Exemplary School District! Thank you for your interest in joining MVUSD, a student-centered district of choice in south Riverside County. We proudly educate over 23,000 students from transitional kindergarten through high school with rigorous academic programs designed to help every student succeed. We inspire students to participate in our highly acclaimed visual and performing arts programs, championship athletic programs and nationally recognized student activity programs. Highly qualified teachers and staff provide a world-class education that integrates academic and vocational skills and prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of a competitive global society. The district also offers adult and community education, early childhood education, child care and a parent center. MVUSD strives to recruit and retain the very best candidates who will inspire every student to think, to learn, to achieve, to care.

Job Information

Date Posted: 11/18/2020 Application Deadline: 12/16/2020 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 Hours / 12 Months
Salary: $113,391 - $144,803 Annually - Range 38, Steps 1-5 - based on experience; Management Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Vanessa Petersen Email: vpetersen@murrieta.k12.ca.us
Phone:
Position Highlights: This Position Includes: Paid Holidays Annually, Sick Pay, 22 Vacation Days, Retirement through the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS), Comprehensive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance), and access to Tax Sheltered Annuity in addition to CalPERS
Location : Murrieta Valley Unified School District - District Support Center - Transportation
Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (1 hour lunch)
Anticipated Interview Date:: TBD

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District is seeking the next Director of Transportation to lead and inspire the total operational function of the Transportation Division. Applicants must have at least two years of management-level supervisory experience, Completion of the California Department of Transportation Administrator Certificate, or the ability to acquire it. Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License with preferred experience as a driver, driver trainer and dispatcher. A degree from an accredited university most likely in business or public administration, transportation management, logistics or a related field is desired. The ideal candidate will have: • 2 years or more successful experience managing and supervising transportation services in the areas of budget, procurement, routing, scheduling, maintenance/operations, student ridership, compliance, safety, customer service, and human resources; • An understanding of technology and data analytics to evaluate and apply longitudinal performance management information to continuously improve the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of transportation initiatives, programs, and services; • A successful record of hands on leadership and personnel management; • The ability to energize and build collaborative teams and problem solve difficult situations. • Be able to establish a vision and develop actionable steps to maintain a healthy organizational structure and culture where teamwork and high expectations are the norm; • Experience in developing and implementing school bus transportation operating rules, regulations, policies and procedures within public education. • Knowledge of laws, regulations, contracts, and trends impacting the pupil transportation services industry; • Host the interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, parents, students, and stakeholder groups.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

1. Graduation from high school or its equivalent supplemented by college level courses in management techniques, public administration, or transportation. 2. Minimum of five (5) years of recent, successful experience in transportation, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. 3. Completion of California Department of Education Transportation Administrator Program or the ability to acquire a certificate. 4. Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License or the ability to acquire the Class B License.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed Edjoin on-line application Letter of Interest/Introduction Resume 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • Certification
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume


    1. Graduation from high school or its equivalent supplemented by college level courses in management techniques, public administration, or transportation. 2. Minimum of five (5) years of recent, successful experience in transportation, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. 3. Completion of California Department of Education Transportation Administrator Program or the ability to acquire a certificate. 4. Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License or the ability to acquire the Class B License.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed Edjoin on-line application Letter of Interest/Introduction Resume 2 Letters of Recommendation

    • Certification
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume

       


      Application Deadline

      12/16/2020 4:30 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      11/18/2020

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $113,391 - $144,803 Annually - Range 38, Steps 1-5 - based on experience; Management Salary Schedule

      Length of Work Year

      8 Hours / 12 Months

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Position Highlights:

      This Position Includes: Paid Holidays Annually, Sick Pay, 22 Vacation Days, Retirement through the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS), Comprehensive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance), and access to Tax Sheltered Annuity in addition to CalPERS

      Location :

      Murrieta Valley Unified School District - District Support Center - Transportation

      Hours:

      7:30 am - 4:30 pm (1 hour lunch)

      Anticipated Interview Date::

      TBD