Junior Dispatcher

Posted on February 28, 2017. Region: High River, AB

Steelhorse Freight Services Inc. is an independent transportation and logistics company based in High River, Alberta. As a highly regarded provider of open deck freight services, operating in both long haul North American and regional capacities, Steelhorse believes that maximizing value and continuing to build strong, progressive, safety focused partnerships with both our clients and stakeholders is what drives our success.

To support our continued growth, we are looking for a JUNIOR DISPATCHER to join our team. This full time position is based out of High River, AB and the successful candidate will be accountable for the provision of operational and administrative support to the fleet dispatch group.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Promote and service the Steelhorse Freight brand in a confident and professional manner at all times.
-Communicate clearly and concisely with drivers, internal and external clients in a fast paced environment on a daily basis.
-Enter and complete orders in an accurate and timely manner.
-Process Customs Clearance, Border Crossing and Load Permit documentation as required.
-Coordinate, schedule and confirm loading and unloading appointments for drivers
-Participate in the company’s safety programs and adhere to all corporate policies and procedures.
-Perform all other duties and training as assigned or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
-Proven experience in operational or administrative support and customer service.
-1-2 years of related transportation industry experience in the areas of dispatch, logistics, customs or operations is preferred
-High School Diploma required
-Post-secondary education or a related industry certification is an asset, but not required.
-Possess excellent organizational, time management, problem solving, and oral/written English language communication skills.
-Ability to complete tasks with a high degree of efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail.
-Ability to work and prosper in a team environment while operating effectively as a highly motivated, self-starter.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software and the ability to learn other software/technology platforms is required
-Experience with TMW Truckmate, Shaw Tracking or other transportation industry software applications is an asset

WE OFFER
-Full Time Employment (Mon - Fri)
-Competitive Salary
-Full Benefits Package
-Paid Vacation
-A commitment to job specific training of the successful candidate
-A respectful, enjoyable and rewarding atmosphere
-Opportunities for advancement

If you consider yourself to be a great fit for this exciting career opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you. Please forward your resume and reference "Junior Dispatcher" in the subject line to: [email protected]


Location:


High River, AB

Job type: Full-time