Salem Keizer Transportation Services may be available for external non-profit organizations. To apply for field trip service, the non-profit fills out the Application for Transportation Services and returns to the Administrative Assistant in Transportation. If the application is approved, the organization may then fill out the External Trip Request and submit to Salem Keizer Dispatch at email@example.com. The organization agrees to pay the external rate for service.
Dispatch will evaluate our resources in order to provide the trip. If the trip falls within the trip guidelines and resources are available, a trip will be arranged.
Trips on student contact days must fall within the hours of 9:15-2:00 or after 4:30.
(Effective as of August 1, 2020)
Hourly Rate: $ 96.93 per hour
BUSES and DRIVERS (TRIPS):
Big Bus Rate: $1.70 per mile Small Bus Rate: $1.39 per mile Driver Hourly Rate: $48.69 per hour Driver Overtime Rate: $73.00 per hour Daily Big Bus Rental Rate: $75.00 bus only, up to 60 miles ($3.52 per mile in excess of 60 miles) Daily Small Bus Rental Rate: $75.00 bus only, up to 78 miles ($2.50 per mile in excess of 78 miles)
Meals and Lodging: Overnight trips generally incur costs for meals and lodging. Driving Time: Drivers are to have a set schedule, including time off the clock, per Commercial Driver License requirements.
Drivers are paid from the bus yard back to the bus yard. Any trip in excess of 4½ hours entitles the driver to a duty-free meal period. Teachers and coaches are asked to work with drivers to establish a mutually agreeable time for the driver’s duty-free meal break that will not inhibit service to the school activity. No meal reimbursement is necessary; driver’s time is paid straight through in lieu of meal reimbursement with the exception of overnight trips. Field trips are restricted to specific travel times. Transportation Dispatch can help locate contract operators for needs during bus route hours.
When renting a bus, the parties understand their responsibility to assume costs of repairs in the event of damage.
We are hiring for custodial, transportation and maintenance staff. Meet with hiring managers. Possible same day interviews. Full-time and part-time jobs available. See you Thursday, Jan. 20 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Waldo Middle School, 2805 Lansing Ave. NE in Salem.
A time for parents and caregivers of students experiencing disabilities to hear from the district about topics relevant to special education services, advise the district on parent views related to those special services and supports, and ask questions of district special education leaders.
Listening Sessions on third Thursday of every month during school year. You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is partnering with members in the community to provide a series of learning sessions throughout the 2021-22 school year. These sessions are currently held online
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is partnering with members in the community to provide a series of learning sessions throughout the 2021-22 school year. These sessions are currently held online and are open to the public.
The second Community Learning Session is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, January 31 and will be hosted by Salem-Keizer School Board Chair Osvaldo Avila and SKPS Director of Student Equity, Access and Advancement Cynthia Richardson.
The online-only session includes an interactive presentation celebrating Black history in our state. Panelists include McKay Senior Grace Caldwell, who also serves as the student advisor to the school board, Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick, Oregon Black Pioneers President Willie Richardson and Gwen Carr who served on the board of the Oregon Black Pioneers for close to 20 years.
The event will be hosted on Zoom and will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with time for questions from attendees.
American sign language interpretation will be available. Please use the registration form to make a request for language interpretation.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools promotes equal opportunity for all individuals without regard to age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, or veteran status. For more information, please view our Nondiscrimination /Title IX policy here.