Service Dispatcher

Position/Title: Dispatcher

Department: Service Admin

FLSA Status: Full Time Hourly

Reports to: Service Manager or Branch Manager

Summary/Objective:

The dispatcher in the branch acts as a communication point for emergency and non-emergency calls that come into the branch. The dispatcher will receive requests, transmit messages, and track vehicles. This person must be primarily an excellent communicator and able to remain calm and composed, especially in critical situations. They must be able to multi-task as well as take the appropriate action with little supervision. The goal is to enable different parties to communicate well by ensuring the accurate and timely transmission of information.

Essential Job Functions:

• Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information

• Address problems and requests by transmitting information or providing solutions

• Receive and dispatch calls for service needs

• Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance

• Use radio, phone or computer to send technicians, vehicles or other field units to appropriate locations

• Monitor the route and status of field units to coordinate and prioritize their schedule

• Provide field units with information about orders, traffic, obstacles and requirements

• Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information





PI129380253

Posted
01/28/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$21,000.00 - 29,000.00
per Year
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Location
Birmingham, AL 35211, US