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Job Details

Dispatcher, Trucks

Employer

BLS TRANSPORTATION LTD

Date Posted

June 17, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 88 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

BLS TRANSPORTATION LTD

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Dispatcher Specific Skills

  • Record mileage, fuel use, repairs and other expenses
  • Operate radio equipment
  • Operate computer-aided communications and dispatching equipment
  • Dispatch personnel according to schedules and work orders
  • Assist with maintenance of communications equipment
  • Advise vehicle operators of traffic and other problems
  • Schedule assignments and co-ordinate activities of vehicle operators, crews and equipment
  • Keep track of shipments
  • Follow-up on issues with work orders
  • Knowledge of cross border dispatching regulations and practices
  • Knowledge of highway trucking and associated rules and regulations

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Additional Skills

  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Perform general office duties
  • Monitor personnel workloads and locations
  • Provide customer service

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

Urban area

Service Experience

Trucking

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dispatcher, Trucks is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Dispatchers
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to maintain operator work records using computerized or manual methods; and in monitoring personnel workloads and locations

DIRECTIVE

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

SOCIAL

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

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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