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Dispatcher - Central Iowa Trucking: Des Moines, IA in Des Moines, IA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2019

Job Description

Central Iowa Trucking is one of Central Iowa's largest family owned trucking and hauling companies consisting of a fleet of 70+ dump trucks and belly dumps. CIT is made up of JMT Trucking in Des Moines and Iowa State Trucking in Ames, IA. With these two companies working together we have the ability to service the entire Central Iowa region with construction jobs of all types and sizes.

We are looking for a full time Dispatcher.

Job Description

Our Dispatch workers spend the majority of their day working at their desk, answering incoming calls, taking orders, interacting with drivers and peers within the office. This opportunity will have a wide variety of job functions that will focus on but not be limited to:

  • Taking 100-200 inbound calls a day
  • Working with daily dispatch and scheduling of 70+ vehicles during peak season
  • Creating driver schedules for the following day
  • Working with "HaulIT" dispatch system for orders
  • Communicating with drivers on any questions or concerns with orders

The Dispatchers will also be responsible for negotiating delivery times with customers, be a good problem solver and most importantly, foster lasting business relations with the customers.

We are looking for candidates who possess the following:

  • CDL holder preferred, not required
  • Positive attitude, professional, cooperative, courteous, friendly, and a team player
  • Can read a map and give directions
  • Flexible with hours of operation
  • Thrives in intense atmosphere
  • Fast learner
  • Pays attention to details

Requirements:

  • Dispatching experience (minimum of six months)
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Computer proficiency (working with multiple programs at once)

Benefits offered:

  • Holiday pay available and the ability to earn paid time off
  • Health Insurance - Two Options with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Life Insurance - Lincoln Financial Group
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - Wells Fargo Financial
  • Additional voluntary products are available that include, but are not limited to Vision Insurance with Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Access to our Wellness Coordinator