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Dispatcher - Prince Albert, SK (17484)

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Prince Albert, SK
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Part Time
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Operations and Logistics




At First Student, our Dispatchers are a constant reflection of our company's commitment to safety and customer service. The Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching all buses, ensuring on-time performance of routes, and counseling drivers and monitors on front line.

At First Student, we are proud to offer:
  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence across North America
  • Positive and rewarding work environment


Responsibilities:
  • Oversees all routes and scheduling of buses
  • Counsels and coaches drivers and monitors
  • Handles heavy phone and radio traffic
  • Takes all scheduling and driver complaints, report to Operations Supervisor/Contract Manager
  • Serves as primary communication liaison with major contracted customer
  • May handle charter reservations, billing, or driver payroll
  • Provides solutions to drop-off and pick-up problems
  • Handle back-up driver duties or perform miscellaneous clerical duties as needed
  • Completes assignment of special projects
  • Assists with supervision of day-to-day operations


Experience and Skills:
  • 3-5 years' experience
  • Class B License Required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of radio dispatch equipment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to deliver under time constraints and deadlines
  • Previous terminal operations, dispatch, or driver experience
  • Computer literate


First Student is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority


Posted: July 12, 2018
Closes: September 10, 2018
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Size:
5001-10,000 employees
Industry:
Transportation and Warehousing

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About First Canada

First Canada is a part of FirstGroup, the leading transport operator in the UK & North America.