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Dispatcher (37458)

 

 

 

At First Student, our Dispatchers are a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching all buses, ensuring on-time performance of routes, and counseling drivers and monitors on front line.

 

At First Student, we are proud to offer:

  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence across North America

  • Positive and rewarding work environment

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all routes and scheduling of buses

  • Counsels and coaches drivers and monitors

  • Handles heavy phone and radio traffic

  • Takes all scheduling and driver complaints, report to Operations Supervisor/Contract Manager

  • Serves as primary communication liaison with major contracted customer

  • May handle charter reservations, billing, or driver payroll

  • Provides solutions to drop-off and pick-up problems

  • Handle back-up driver duties or perform miscellaneous clerical duties as needed

  • Completes assignment of special projects

  • Assists with supervision of day-to-day operations

 

 

Experience and Skills:

  • 3-5 years’ experience

  • Class B License Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic knowledge of radio dispatch equipment

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to deliver under time constraints and deadlines

  • Previous terminal operations, dispatch, or driver experience

  • Computer literate

 

First Student’s commitment to putting our customers first, dedication to safety, and an ambition to deliver dependable transportation makes for a working environment you’ll love. Apply today to join our team!

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Indigenous peoples and members of a visible minority. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. First is committed to providing reasonable accommodation at all stages of the hiring process and encourage all applicants who may require such accommodation to let us know.

 

 


 
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Location
31030 - Midland
990 William Street, Midland , Ontario, Canada, L4R 4L1
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  • Company:
    First Student Canada
  • Terms and Conditions type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Midland
  • Province:
    Ontario
  • Category:
    Operations Support
  • Contact Number:
    705-526-4281
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