Regional Director of Transportation

Puget Sound ESD   Pacific, WA   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on July 10, 2020

Regional Director of Transportation 

Puget Sound Educational Service District and OSPI seek a Regional Director of Transportation to provide technical assistance, information, and training as the subject matter expert regarding the provision of pupil transportation. Activities will include conducting public awareness activities, approving school districts' funding requests, and assisting OSPI in the management and coordination of statewide programs and managing the region's program.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington's K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in job-related area OR completion of the CWU Pupil Transportation Management Training Program plus five years job-related experience
  • Minimum three years supervisory experience in pupil transportation
  • Understanding and experience with all student transportation funding, including Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS)
  • Knowledge of established WACs and OSPI requirements pertaining to pupil transportation
  • Experience working and leading in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to travel nights and weekends
  • Current WA driver's license and insurance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in determining district transportation needs
  • Experience interpreting and communicating transportation philosophies
  • Experience developing and implementing public awareness activities
  • Experience developing and monitoring budgets

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application.

Location: Pacific, WA

Job Type: Full-time, Year 'round Salary: $85,172 to $111,753/annually (Band N)

Department: Transportation

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.


  • We offer comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, August 2, 2020. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid July.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System ( and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057