Dispatcher/Motor Vehicle - Main Post TMP
VSE Corporation is currently seeking the skillset of a Dispatcher to work, Various Shifts/Saturday thru Wednesday in support of LRC Fort Benning, GA.
Coordinates the movements of means of transport like trucks, vans etc. that are entering or leaving the TMP. A dispatcher contacts drivers and communicates with them through computers, phones or two-way radios. They assign the drivers to their respective vehicles and make sure that they leave and arrive according to schedule. Dispatchers are available at all times to answer any questions from the drivers, inform them in case there are traffic jams and let them know of bad weather ahead.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Dispatchers keep track of the progress that drivers make along their route
They may use large control boards in an office to follow the route taken by the drivers
They also check the drivers’ in and out time and transfer these records files
Besides dealing with drivers on a daily basis, they must also handle any request and complaint made by the customers
Dispatchers work on a rotational basis that includes night shifts also, and may have to work on weekends and holidays
May be required to drive if shortage of drivers exists
Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules.
JOB REQUIREMENTS *
Work requires sitting, standing, climbing, and bending.
Dispatchers need to have strong communication skills.
They must be able to work under pressure
Need to stay organized and prioritize the order of calls
Adaptable to lengthy and strenuous working hours
Spend long periods sitting at a desk
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
Transportation dispatchers need to have at least a high school degree orits equivalent. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and at least 2 years’ experience in motor vehicle operations. Should be familiar with commercial and military vehicles.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a CAC if required.
VSE Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and our business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
- Job Family Operations
- Job Function Motor Vehicle Inspectors
- Pay Type Hourly
- Fort Benning, GA 31905, USA