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Dispatch Assistant

No. 3270
November 17, 2021
Location
Richmond
Salary
$17.50 per hour
Job category
Administrative Support
Type of job
Temporary leading to permanent
Join a dedicated crew who always ensure their operations meet their goals through teamwork! As a Dispatch Assistant, you’ll play a key role in providing clients, drivers, and your colleagues with friendly and knowledgeable support. If you have experience in a similar position, apply today! Our client is a leading distributor of flooring materials and building supplies. They are looking for an organised Dispatch Assistant to join their team in Richmond.

Tasks

  • Scheduling and dispatching equipment and drivers to appropriate locations.
  • Preparing daily work and run schedule.
  • Processing and transmitting information and instructions.
  • Acting as liaison between customers, drivers, and other departments (customer service, dock, warehouse).
  • Monitoring personnel and equipment locations and utilization to coordinate service and schedules.
  • Monitoring hours of service while maintaining dispatch schedule.
  • Ensuring timely and efficient movement of equipment according to order and schedule.
  • Overseeing all communications within specifically assigned territories.
  • Advising drivers about traffic problems such as construction areas, accidents, congestion, weather conditions, and other hazards.
  • Providing assistance to drivers when necessary.
  • Carrying out other tasks related to the position.
  • If you are ready to take on new challenges, we would like to meet you!

Advantages

  • Quick hiring into the position.
  • A transit accessible work location.
  • Weekly pay.
  • A dynamic and team-oriented environment.

Job requirements

  • Previous experience as dispatcher or in a similar position.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of highway trucking and associated rules and regulations.

Desired profile

  • Possess excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Show initiative and be a team player.
  • Be flexible and open to changes.

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