Denver Public Schools - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)3.7

Transportation Dept.: Central

Position: Training Specialist

Full time: 1.0 FTE

Traditional 235 work days per year

Salary Range: $25.31-30.37

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Development, Implement and instruct curriculum for training drivers, bus paraprofessionals, train-the-trainer programs for all internal trainers and DPS staff.

Management and monitoring of the training program, using the Versa-Trans Routing software. Responsible for the creating evaluations for the training program to measure effectiveness, state compliance, best practices and new delivery alternatives. Prepare and assist with reports. Conduct various hands-on training. Facilitate with interviewing and selection of drivers and paraprofessionals. Prepare the classroom environment for training by ensuring equipment, materials, and resources are available and serviceable. Maintains current knowledge of District policies and procedures and Colorado Department of Education Regulations.

Collaborates with department personnel to develop and implement department training and procedures

Ability to obtain cdl and drive school buses.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or an asso

ciate’s degree.

Must have or acquire a valid Colorado commercial driver's license (CDL) with P2 and S endorsements prior to offcial start date.

Will commensurate work experience. Minimum of two years documented experience in creating, developing, writing and formatting training material and conducting training in a corporate or vocational environment. In addition, have knowledge of performance improvement approaches.

Must have a career background in training and instructional design experience, which includes cultural communication and awareness, soft-skills and preferably trade-related development.

Highly skilled and experienced in on-line course development.

Transportation knowledge and experience associated with varied types of transportation vehicles. Buses A, B, C or, D preferred. Bilingual preferred.

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!

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.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.31 to $30.37 /hour


  • training: 2 years (Required)


  • Associate (Required)