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Truck Dispatcher Posted on Mar 23, 2018 by Light Speed Logistics Inc.

  • Location Chestermere, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 17, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Light Speed Logistics Inc.

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
  • 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
  • Handle wake-up calls
  • 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

1 to less than 7 months

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

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

Additional Skills

  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Ensure proper functioning of equipment
  • Ensure accuracy of completed time sheets, payroll and other summaries
  • Perform general office duties
  • Monitor personnel workloads and locations
  • Provide customer service

Work Setting

  • Transportation
  • Freight forwarding

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

More than 20 people

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Service Experience

Trucking

Personal Suitability

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

By e-mail:

hrandhawa@lslinc.com

By phone:

403-208-5441 Ext. 8484

Advertised Until

May 17, 2018

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 and Radio Operators
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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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.

Learn More

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