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This Posting May No Longer be Available. The End Date For This Job Was 2018-02-11
Date Posted : 2018-01-11

Dispatcher (motor Coach)

Job Overview

Experience /Requirements Dispatcher position :

Minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience in a dispatch position working for a motor coach or similar company
High school diploma or GED required
College program in logistics or equivalent business-related experience preferred
Advanced computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Word

Additional Details

We are currently seeking an experienced Charter/Tours Dispatcher to work from our Edmonton, Alberta location. The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the scheduling and dispatching of drivers locally, regionally and nationally. He/ She must have good accuracy, communication, and follow up skills and ability to put the dispatch puzzle together with competencies in multitasking.
Key responsibilities for Dispatcher position include:

Schedule available drivers to cover scheduled routes and charters

Review & update the day’s trip sheets and itineraries taking note of any discrepancies or problems and making corrections in an effort to enhance the efficiency of the route or charter

Reconfirm all assignments with drivers documents to assure quality control

Monitor the arrival and departure of bus drivers and buses to ensure that drivers have reported, as scheduled, and that all bus runs have the proper staff

Review driver paperwork for accuracy and timely submission

Monitor and communicate with Bus Drivers and others concerning such ‘environmental’ information as weather, road hazards, road closings, traffic delays, etc.

Show decisiveness and maintains self-control during emergencies and other high-pressure dispatch situations

Track buses using geographic positioning system (GPS) equipment

Maintain an up-to-date list of fleet vehicles, drivers and their contact information

Prepare daily paperwork for report times, vehicles & trip itineraries

Report any maintenance or personal issues to management

Receive and process transportation requirement requests from customers

Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of all facets of driver duties as outlined in employee handbook.

Comply with all applicable federal and state regulations regarding operation of commercial vehicles

Proactively troubleshoot and resolves potential problems before they result in service issues

Perform on call dispatch duties as needed after hours and weekends

Maintaining driver’s personnel files and filing all necessary paperwork

Perform other duties, as assigned or needed


Knowledge and Abilities for Dispatcher position :

Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of maps in Canada and United States

Familiarity with DOT motor coach regulations

Computer literate with average typing skills; able to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail, and proprietary transportation software

Possesses excellent interpersonal communication skills both oral & written

Ability to maintain confidentiality, act with integrity and professionalism

Ability to interact effectively as a leader or a member of a team and work collaboratively with other department’s personnel to achieve common goals

Ability to effectively listen, understands, and responds positively to requests with the appropriate sense of urgency.

Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities/tasks

Ability to work independently and prioritize work and perform well under pressure while successfully meeting all deadlines

Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve


Experience /Requirements Dispatcher position :

Minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience in a dispatch position working for a motor coach or similar company

High school diploma or GED required

College program in logistics or equivalent business-related experience preferred

Advanced computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Word

Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

Able to work well under pressure

Flexible, able to deal with change

Strong attention to detail

Very organized, with excellent multi-tasking and problem-solving skills

Excellent customer service/communication skills

Strong work ethic and positive team attitude


A Career with Us Offers:
Competitive salary & comprehensive company paid benefits package including, health, dental and life insurance. Interested applicants, please forward your resume by responding directly to this adv. all applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified applicants will be contacted.



Keywords: Dispatch, Logistics, Routing, Router, Transportation, Dispatchers, Dispatching, AB, Alberta, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, Acheson, Spruce Grove, Beaumont, Leduc, Calmar, Devon

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Employer Information
Canada Jobs and Careers
City:
Edmonton
Province:
AB
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