Dispatcher - WAV in Washington, DC at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Dispatcher who works to direct the day-to-day route operations and report to the Dispatch Supervisors. This work is done in compliance with the procedures defined by the client and in conformance with company procedures. His/her duties involve daily communication and interaction with drivers and clients. He/she must also organize and conduct activities to assure safe, cost-effective, on-time operating performance. Tracks and reports sign-in/sign-out times, assures routes are timely, and communicates service issues to the Dispatch Supervisors or Dispatch Managers as appropriate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Dispatcher Responsibilities:
  • Active oversight of daily acceptance rate and completion rate on Uber for ALL WAV 515 Drivers
  • Acceptance rates need to be at least 95% or higher. Completion Rate should be at least 85% or higher. Any drivers who fall below 95%/85% will need to be contacted via text, sendhub, and or, called immediately.
  • Daily tracking of schedules.
  • Maintaining schedules and making sure all our drivers show up on time. "No shows" will need to be documented and reported. (A tracker must be maintained).
  • Tardiness must be documented, tracked and reported.
  • Drivers who are not clocked in when on schedule needs to be contacted.
  • Reaching out to drivers for overtime in order for the Division to reach our daily rev goal, and or, fill open shifts due to call outs.
  • Maintaining and upkeep of schedules in Humanity and any changes must be communicated to the Dispatch Supervisor at the division.
  • Maintaining and documenting gas card usages as well as making sure gas cards in addition to receipts are being returned.
  • Shiftyy app must be monitored throughout the shift
  • Takes calls from drivers regarding vehicles and service.
  • Be on time (yourself), clear and constant communication with fellow dispatchers for better handoff of driver performances and attendances.
  • Create daily performance reports to show and indicate which drivers were spoke to, what time and percentage in AR's/CR's of drivers when coached.
  • Must maintain cleanliness in parking lot, garage, and office.
  • Notify Fleet Coordinator when vans are OOS.
  • Update schedule for the following day, print, and post.
  • Complete any tasks as communicated by the Dispatch Supervisor, Safety & Training Manager, and or GM
  • Positive attitude towards drivers and other employees

Talent Requirements:

  • One (1) year previous Dispatcher experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years of Customer Service experience is preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with Trapeze software.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain composure under pressure in a fast pace environment.
  • Demonstrate a high customer service commitment.
  • Able to demonstrate professional phone manner.
  • Knowledge of the service area is a plus.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.