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Stanton PT Senior Dispatch Assoicate

Primary Location 74 Expo Road , FISHERSVILLE, VA - United States, 22939 Job ID 301913
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Work Environment: Office and outside regardless of weather conditions.  Fast paced office environment working with computers, phones, feeder drivers and other administrative assistants. 

Job Summary: A dispatch/yard controller works with feeder drivers and other dispatch offices to ensure feeder schedules are staffed with drivers and schedules are being adhered to.  Will also need to work with yard shifters to make sure building lineups are in and the unloads have trailers on them during operations.  Individual must multi-task both dispatch duties and yard control duties.

Detailed Job Description: A dispatcher must ensure all feeder jobs are covered.  Many jobs must be staffed using on-call drivers.  Will handle many additional schedules that need to be built or requested from other dispatch locations.  Will need to work with DOT Hours of Service guidelines in order to fill these additional runs and understand time in transit calculations to ensure service is maintained.  Will need to understand building line-ups and unload schedules when working Yard Control function of the job.  Must be able to interpret Feeder schedules and understand how the changes could affect the schedules that operate during your shift.

Minimum Required Skills/Qualifications:  Must be willing to learn internal feeder systems (AHCS & TFCS).  Must be at an intermediate level of knowledge in MS-Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).  Must be able to multi-task and problem solve quickly during the operations portion of your shift.  Must have good interpersonal skills to work with drivers and other dispatch personnel.  Must use good telephone etiquette and be able to relay information in a concise manner.

Additional (Desired) Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications:  Previous experience working with FT union employees is preferred.

Interpersonal Skills and abilities:  Must be a self-starter who enjoys a challenging work environment.  Must be able to handle stress and be able to think clearly during stressful situations.  Must be confident in your abilities and be able to project confidence in the course of your job duties.


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