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Job Details

Truck Dispatcher

Employer

VNV Logistics Express Ltd

Date Posted

July 29, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Work from home
  • Earnings $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

VNV Logistics Express Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Transportation
  • Warehouse

Tasks

  • Ensure accuracy of completed time sheets, payroll and other summaries
  • Ensure proper functioning of equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Monitor personnel workloads and locations
  • Perform general office duties
  • Provide customer service
  • Advise vehicle operators of traffic and other problems
  • Assist with maintenance of communications equipment
  • Dispatch personnel according to schedules and work orders
  • Dispatch personnel as required by emergency situations
  • Follow-up on issues with work orders
  • Handle wake-up calls
  • Keep track of shipments
  • Knowledge of cross border dispatching regulations and practices
  • Knowledge of highway trucking and associated rules and regulations
  • Maintain vehicle operator work records
  • Operate computer-aided communications and dispatching equipment
  • Operate radio equipment
  • Receive requests for emergency assistance or service
  • Record mileage, fuel use, repairs and other expenses
  • Schedule assignments and co-ordinate activities of vehicle operators, crews and equipment

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Dispatch management service software
  • Mapping and data visualization software
  • Monitoring and tracking software
  • Word processing software
  • Database software
  • Electronic mail
  • Electronic scheduler
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Spreadsheet
  • Switchboard 1-25 lines
  • Internet
  • MS Windows

Service Experience

Trucking

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Workplace information

Virtual job


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Truck Dispatcher 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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