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Dispatcher - Part Time

Company: transdevna
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Schedules and dispatches transit drivers. This is for a Part-Time Dispatcher position.

Responsibilities:Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and dispatches drivers via both radio and window dispatch work
  • Answers calls from clients and schedule services
  • Maintains records, logs, and schedules of the calls received to schedule transit services, drivers dispatched, and customer cancellations or no-shows
  • Enters data into spreadsheets and databases
  • Prepares reports on all activities occurring during their shifts
  • Assists with the preparation of daily schedules and work flow related to daily scheduling
  • Serves as an emergency contact for drivers in the field
  • Coordinates communications between drivers and other supervisory, Risk Management, and Training/Safety personnel.
  • Coordinates with municipal, county and other agencies in emergency situations or in traffic-routing problems, detours, enhanced service requirements
  • Provides coordination of schedules and directs work of Dispatchers in absence of Manager; works closely with Manager to administer the Dispatch function
  • Documents and reports disciplinary issues to manager
    Other duties as required.Qualifications:Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required

      Experience Required:
      • Two or more years of public transit experience preferred

        Skills and Knowledge Required:
        • Ability to organize logical and efficient schedules and routes and adapt to changes
        • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, phases and routes
        • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
        • General knowledge of the methods of operating two-way communications equipment and proper radio procedures, and ability to communicate via radio or communications system
        • Strong written and oral communication skills
        • Ability to remain calm and organized in emergency and complex transit operation problems
        • Ability to use a multi-line phone system and handle multiple tasks concurrently
        • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers on all levels and be able to work well with diverse groups
          Travel requirement (as a percent): Pre-Employment Requirements:
          • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

            Physical Requirements:
            • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
            • Majority of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
            • Majority of work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
              The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

              For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

              The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

              The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

              Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
              EEO is the Law Poster:

              Drug free workplace

              If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check Associated topics: airport, bicyclist, cdl, logistics management, logistics transportation, pedestrian, procure, truck, truck driver, warehouse

Keywords: transdevna, San Jose , Dispatcher - Part Time, Professions , San Jose, California

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