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Dispatcher in Pueblo, CO at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 3/30/2018

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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:

  • Takes client calls and communicates issues with drivers and Dispatch Supervisors or Dispatch Managers as appropriate.
  • Monitors radio, telephones and on-road provision of service for quality.
  • Responsible for influencing positive employee morale and quality customer service.
  • Answer passenger calls collecting all necessary trip information for the permissible time period.
  • Provide system information for current and new passengers as well as for potential passengers on accessing the transportation service and using it effectively.
  • Complete data entry of passenger file information and for specific trip requests, negotiating requested times where necessary or appropriate.
  • Monitors and completes driver sign-in and sign-out daily.
  • May assign trips to drivers to assure adequate disbursement of trips between all assigned routes.
  • Monitors daily system performance.
  • Participates in analysis and review of operating performance.
  • Notes closed and/or late starting of routes and communicates same to Dispatch Supervisors and/or Dispatch Managers as appropriate.
  • Communicate passenger cancellations in a timely manner to scheduling, dispatch, or vehicle operations personnel.
  • Maintain up to date passenger records in customer database, making all necessary changes in status, client contact information, fare/rider type or other important field entries.
  • Maintain accurate records and appropriate filing systems.
  • Communicate effectively with operations staff regarding scheduling or passenger issues.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and effectively.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Reliable in attendance.
  • Team player and helpful to staff, management, and peers.
  • All other duties, as assigned.

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.
  • Possess excellent decision-making skills.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Telephone speaking and/or call center experience.
  • Computer experience.
  • 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.

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