Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by MC Dispatch
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $18.00 to $24.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 44 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Oct 30, 2020
- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
- or equivalent experience
Dispatcher Specific Skills
- Operate radio equipment
- Operate computer-aided communications and dispatching equipment
- Dispatch personnel according to schedules and work orders
- Dispatch personnel as required by emergency situations
- Advise vehicle operators of traffic and other problems
- Keep track of shipments
- Follow-up on issues with work orders
3 years to less than 5 years
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
- Word processing software
- MS Windows
- Electronic mail
- Dispatch management service software
- Monitoring and tracking software
- Mapping and data visualization software
- Maintain work records and logs
- Ensure proper functioning of equipment
- Perform general office duties
- Monitor personnel workloads and locations
- Provide customer service
- Freight forwarding
Security and Safety
- Basic security clearance
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Repetitive tasks
- Attention to detail
- Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Oct 30, 2020
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Interest in compiling information to maintain operator work records using computerized or manual methods; and in monitoring personnel workloads and locations
Interest in operating computer-aided communications and dispatching equipment to process and transmit information and instructions to co-ordinate the activities of vehicle operators, crews and equipment; and in dispatching personnel according to written schedules, work orders and as required by emergency situations
Interest in speaking with vehicle operators to advise on route and traffic problems such as construction, accidents, congestion, weather conditions and weight and size restrictions
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