Dispatcher/Motor Vehicle - Main Post TMP

Fort Benning, GA 31905, USA Req #328
Friday, January 8, 2021

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 *

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Work requires sitting, standing, climbing, and bending.

SKILLS:

  • 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.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Motor Vehicle Inspectors
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Fort Benning, GA 31905, USA