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Transportation Technician

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks an internal candidate to fulfill the Transportation Technician position supporting PSESD's pupil transportation program by planning of safe and efficient transportation for all ESD transportation programs, coordinate route and schedules, establish safe bus routes and stops, dispatch bus and van drivers and provide training on school bus, van driving and safety.

Please submit your application by the best consideration date of June 20th. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for June 27th.

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. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in K-12 bus transportation programs
  • Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Class B Endorsement and OSPI Type 1 Driver Authorization
  • OSPI School Bus Driver Trainer Certification (required within 2 years of hire date)
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with children ages birth to 5 years of age
  • Experience working with children and families who are homeless, low-income and/or victims of domestic violence
  • Possesses Pupil Transportation Management Program Certificate, or is willing to attain
  • Experience working with routing and/or routing software, and dispatch

Applicants are required to include the following attachments within the online application in order to be considered:

  • Cover Letter: Clearly reflect how you meet the minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable).
  • Resume: Provide complete chronological resume including all work history along with dates of employment (month and year) and job responsibilities,  education, and certifications.
    • Please note that salary placements for selected candidates will be based on related experience detailed in the resume provided via the application process.
    • Additional Documents: In some cases, additional documents may be required and will be specified in the job opening announcement/advertisement.

Location: Renton, Washington  
Hiring Salary Range: $60,361 - $79,198 (Salary Band E)
Full Salary Range: $60,361 - $87,421 (Salary Band E)
Department: Administration

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications and relevant experience. New hires at Puget Sound ESD start employment on or around the 1st and 15th of each month. For awareness and planning purposes, linked here are the dates through August, 2025.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision through the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card, free parking, and electric car charging stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit a complete application by best consideration date of Thursday, June 20, 2024. 

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in PSESD - School Jobs and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

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