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Dispatcher

San Jose, California

Job Title

Dispatcher

Primary Location

San Jose, California

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Green Team of San Jose, a Waste Connections company, is looking to hire a full time Dispatcher at our location in San Jose, CA!

Hours are subject to change, but will be 8 hour shifts 9am-6pm Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays.

Starting pay will be around $21/hour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in conjunction with other departments to resolve customer disputes & demonstrate the ability to become proficient in the use of proprietary operational systems.
  • Analyzing and resolving customer inquiries for missed pick-ups, misplaced containers and property damage.
  • Assisting driver(s) when a pick up or delivery is in question before servicing.
  • Scheduling and dispatching work to various employees and departments throughout the day.
  • Demonstrate effective use of software applications, at a minimum MS Word and Excel proficient.
  • Delivers services to customers in a manner that promotes goodwill. Interacts with customers daily.
  • Work in a fast paced, cooperative, high call volume environment.
  • Multitasking large amounts of data entry, while maintaining high volume radio traffic between 4 different channels, and internal employee interaction.
  • Checking drivers in at the end of their shift.
  • Quickly and confidentially make decisions, often without managerial approval.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2 years of Dispatcher experience in a transportation or logistics atmosphere¬†preferred.
  • Strong typing skills
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Etc)
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, both orally and written.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com. Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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