Senior Manager of Transportation

Education Centre

Company Overview

Rocky View Schools (RVS) serves the educational needs of over 25,000 students within 54 diverse schools. As the fifth largest school jurisdiction in Alberta, RVS balances the development of learner competencies with an ongoing emphasis on literacy and numeracy. We believe all learners deserve to have their needs met through learning communities that value inclusion, diversity, compassion and fairness. In RVS, the best interest of students is at the center of everything we do.

The Opportunity

Rocky View Schools is seeking an outstanding professional for a continuing, full-time (35 hours per week) Senior Manager of Transportation position starting immediately. The Senior Manager of Transportation under the general supervision of the Associate Superintendent of Business and Operations is responsible for the operation, supervision and management of student transportation system in accordance with Board policy and provincial legislation. In addition, the Senior Manager is responsible for the transportation of students under contracted services to other local School Divisions. This position is located at the Education Center in Airdrie, Alberta. A valid Alberta Motor Vehicle License will be required.


Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of the transportation department and related services provide to the School Division

Manages the contracted operators with and parent provided transportation

Prepare and oversee the annual department budget

Prepare government reports required for transportation grant claims

Liaises with contracted operators to ensure appropriate communication and information flow is occurring

Maintain records on school routes, contracted operators and student passengers

Perform safety reviews on routes and school drop-off and pick-up locations

Review and approve invoices from transportation contractors and parents provided transportation

Act as liaison with school principals on all transportation matters

Ensure all transportation safety requirements are met

Assist in the preparation of transportation admin procedures and policies

Assist the Associate Superintendent of Business and Operations in the preparation of and the selection of contractors for new school bus routes

Answer all enquires from parents, drivers, school staff or the public regarding transportation or transportation related concerns

Meet with parents, school staff, bus drivers and local trustees to prepare inclement weather procedure


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education

Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible student transportation

Minimum three to five years successful experience in leadership and supervisory roles

Experience working with senior management preferred

Experience working in the public sector with a preference for those in K-12 experience

A combination of relevant education and years of experience will be considered

Rocky View Schools Benefits

4 weeks Vacation pro-rated based on start date

8 earned days pro-rated based on start date

Flex Benefits Plan (Extended health, Dental, Wellness/Health Care Spending Account, Tax Free Savings Account and Registered Retirement Savings Plan)

Pension Plan

Professional development and training opportunities

RVS Vehicle provided

The successful candidate must submit a current Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check within 30 days of the start of your employment.

Open to: Internal and External applicants

Salary: $105,919-115,010

How to Apply: We request all applications be placed through

Applications must include your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.

Quote Job Code: #3111288

Closing Date: On or before October 20, 2021 by 4:30pm

Rocky View Schools

Human Resources

We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted via email or by phone for an interview. Please ensure your online profile information is up to date so there is not delay in contacting you.

Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Rocky View Schools
Posting Date:
9/24/2021 12:25:38 PM
Airdrie, Alberta