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The Transportation Department is currently hiring for the following positions. If you, or someone you know is looking for extra pay, flexible hours, on-the-job training and a way to give back to students in our community please apply online today! 

  • Work out of any of our three locations: Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch or Parker

  • Hiring and Retention Incentives

  • Flexible Hours (full-time and part-time positions available)

  • Benefits

  • Time Off (Weekends, Evening, Summers) 

Excellent Benefits

The following benefits are available for all transportation employees

  • Full paid benefits at 30 hours per week (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • 50% paid benefits at 20 hours per week (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • Work up to 40 hours per week

  • District contributes to your pension plan (Colorado PERA) 

  • Summers off for drivers and assistants

  • Paid holidays



 

Drivers

No commercial driving experience required.

Salaries starting at $19.60 per hour for CDL drivers.

Responsibilities 

Bus drivers are responsible for the transportation of students to and from schools and for various other District activities. As a transportation representative of DCSD, bus drivers develop and promote good community relations among various community and school clientele.

Other responsibilities include safety inspections, managing student conduct and safety on school buses, attending trainings, and more.

Qualifications

  • No prior bus driving or other commercial vehicle experience needed

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Valid Driver's License (Minimum 2 years)

  • Must have a clean Driving Record

  • Must pass pre-employment physical and drug test

  • Must pass Colorado and FBI background checks

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • Must enjoy working with students

 

Transportation
Educational Assistants

No prior experience required.

Salaries starting at $15.92 per hour  

Responsibilities 

Transportation Education Assistants are responsible for monitoring special education students with moderate to severe needs and challenging or emotional difficulties on school buses. Assists with securing wheelchairs and other equipment. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community members and school clientele.

Other responsibilities include safety inspections, managing student conduct safety on school buses, attend trainings and more. 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Must pass pre-employment physical and drug test

  • Must pass Colorado and FBI background checks

  • Must enjoy working with students

  • Must be at least 21 years old

 

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records by email to [email protected]