Extended Coverage Dispatcher
November 17, 2020
Extended Coverage Dispatcher
RTI | Riverside Transport Inc
Owensboro, KY 42303
Job Title: Extended Coverage Dispatcher
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared Date: 06/30/2017
The Extended Coverage/Night Dispatch staff manages all fleets and issues that occur during the night shift. They must be able to make good judgments without the benefit of others immediate counsel, and must be exceptional documenters. They must be able to perform their duties autonomously. The following Performance Expectations articulate specifically what is required of the Extended Coverage/Night Dispatch staff in the performance of their duties as business leaders:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Sole communications link to driver, including, but not limited to, load information, advances, purchase orders, maintenance coordination, performance counseling and dissemination of general company news and information.
2. Responsible for assigned dispatch:
including, but not limited to effective management for optimum performance in the following categories:
• On-time pickup and delivery performance
• Pallet management
• Out of route miles
• Hours of service compliance
• Driver availability
• Accommodation of special routing needs
• Cost control
3. Insure that each driver has an adequate understanding of all details of customer and company expectations on each
load at the point of dispatch.
4. Other duties as assigned by authorized personnel.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision.
Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Managing Customer Focus - Promotes customer focus; establishes customer service standards; provides training in customer service delivery; monitors customer satisfaction; develops new approaches to meeting customer needs.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of TMW Database software, Microsoft Excel and Outlook knowledge.
Physical Demands 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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Applying for this job indicates your acknowledgement and understanding of the following statement:
RTI is an Equal Opportunity employer (EEO), and all employees and applicants will be entitled to equal employment opportunities when employment decisions are made. RTI will take affirmative action to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Pay Transparency Policy Statement:
RTI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Riverside Transport Inc
Extended Coverage Dispatcher
Operations - Extended Coverage
November 16, 2020
1700 Ragu Drive, RTI
Owensboro, KY, 42303, US