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Job Details

Truck Dispatcher

Posted on Oct 05, 2020 by Onkar express

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $27.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 04, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Onkar express

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Dispatcher Specific Skills

  • Record mileage, fuel use, repairs and other expenses
  • Receive requests for emergency assistance or service
  • 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
  • Communicate with ships, aircraft and other remote operations
  • 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
  • Maintain vehicle operator work records

Experience

Will train

Additional Skills

  • Ensure accuracy of completed time sheets, payroll and other summaries
  • Monitor personnel workloads and locations

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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.

Advertised Until

Nov 04, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Truck Dispatcher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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