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Network Planning Dispatcher "Kansas City"

Job Location

Kansas City, MO

Job Type

Full Time

Published Date

April 2, 2024

Job Description

Now Hiring Network Planning Dispatchers in Kansas City, MO!

We are currently looking for Dispatchers to dispatch drivers throughout our network & who can assist in record-keeping support for our Network Planning Dept.

Job Duties:
• Communicate assignments to Drivers
• Update ETYMS to ensure accurate, current data
• Compile data and submit reports in a timely manner
• Maintain accurate contact information to include Driver phone numbers, Terminal contacts, Terminal dispatch hours, weekend dispatch hours, etc.
• Update unit information in VTIMS

Benefits:
• Company paid benefits – medical, dental, and vision for employee and the family
• Paid time off – Sick and Vacation
• Paid Holidays
• 401k

Job Type: Full-time

Hours: 10AM-6PM Monday-Friday

Salary: $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):
Must be able to work some holidays & weekends.
Must be able to work on site in the office

Experience:
Dispatching: 1 year (Preferred)
Customer service: 1 year (Required)
Logistics: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

For more information please give us a call at 800-569-5201 or please visit our website www.jackcoopernews.com/apply-1

Requirements

• High school graduate or equivalent
• Minimum 1 + year(s) of dispatching experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Understanding of maps, US geography, and distance calculations
• Ability to effectively manage time and priorities
• Excellent communication and customer service skills, call center skills
• Familiarity with automobile makes and models is a plus
• Proficient in the use of computers and software to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Social Media)
• Proficient typing skills
• Work with Optimization Software to plan drivers across the Jack Cooper U.S. Terminals
• **MUST be able to work some weekends & holidays**
• In person position

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