Dispatcher - Swing Shift - Local Trucking Company
Our client, a local trucking company, is seeking a local swing shift dispatcher for its Santa Maria office. This is a great opportunity with a long-standing family-owned company and if you are a positive, organized, professional individual and possess the desire to work in a fast-paced, trucking environment, this could be the right opportunity for you!
Accountability: claim you actions as your own; follow through; complete work accurately and to the fullest;
Build relationships with professional truck drivers and be his/her point of contact while on the road;
Maintain an attitude of safety with the truck drivers;
Ensure on-time delivery of all customer orders;
Create efficient load plans;
Understand hours of service rules and possess the ability to properly counsel truck drivers on those rules;
Coordinate loading/unloading appointments efficiently;
Continue to maintain and strengthen relationships with customers and vendors on an ongoing basis;
Communicate professionally, effectively and timely with both internal and external customers and contacts.
Ensure all issues are resolved prior to leaving for the day.
Must bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day;
Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team atmosphere;
Logical thinker with ability to be flexible and adaptable, while making efficient, quick decisions;
Ability to take direction effectively in an effort to complete daily tasks and meet and exceed goals;
Ability to respond to stressful situations professionally and efficiently;
Ability to identify opportunities within the company to streamline and improve company processes and procedures;
Possess proficient multi-tasking, time management, organization and attention to detail capabilities;
Bilingual English / Spanish speaker a plus.
High school graduate or GED equivalent required;
Knowledge of produce and/or the trucking industry preferred.
5 days a week and every 3rd Saturday to include working hour of Monday through Friday from 1:30PM – 11:00PM, plus every 3rd Saturday from 2:00PM - 9:00PM (closing may be a bit later)
Hourly pay: $18.00 per hour, plus benefits
Santa Maria, CA