Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Integrity * Independence * Initiative * Leadership * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Monitor personnel or equipment locations and utilization to coordinate service and schedules. * Schedule or dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles to appropriate locations, according to customer requests, specifications, or needs, using radios or telephones. * Confer with customers or supervising personnel to address questions, problems, or requests for service or equipment.


Transportation & Warehousing, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Office and Administrative Support

Sample Job Titles Aircraft Dispatcher, Airplane Dispatch Clerk, Alarm Operator, Assistant Chief Train Dispatcher, Auto Service Dispatcher, Automobile or Truck Rental Dispatcher, Burglar Alarm Operator, Bus and Trolley Dispatcher, Bus Starter, Cab Starter, Cab Station Attendant, Car Dispatcher, Car Distributor, Car Starter, Car Supplier, Car Tracer, City Dispatcher, Crew Dispatcher, Dinkey Dispatcher, Dispatch Clerk, Dispatch Manager, Dispatch Supervisor, Dispatcher (Dispatch), Drop Board Man, Drop Board Worker, Engine Dispatcher, Fire Alarm Operator, Freight Dispatcher, Garbage Truck Dispatcher, Gas Dispatcher, Gas Load Dispatcher, Maintenance Dispatcher, Maintenance Scheduler, Maintenance Services Dispatcher, Mine Car Dispatcher, Motor Coach Supervisor, Motor Vehicle Dispatcher, Oil Dispatcher, Oil Well Services Dispatcher, Operations Dispatcher, Operator, Pullman Car Clerk, Radio Dispatcher, Radioactive Waste Disposal Dispatcher, Rail Operations Controller, Receiver-Dispatcher, Relay Dispatcher, Repair Service Dispatcher, Routing Clerk, School Bus Dispatcher, Security Dispatcher, Security Guards Dispatcher, Service Clerk, Service Dispatcher, Service or Work Dispatcher, Ship Pilot Dispatcher, Signal Operator, Signal Timer, Starter, Street Department Dispatcher, Streetcar Dispatcher, Streetcar Starter, Taxicab Coordinator, Taxicab Dispatcher, Taxicab Starter, Tow Truck Dispatcher, Traffic or System Dispatcher, Train Dispatcher, Train Starter, Transportation Dispatcher, Trouble Dispatcher, Truck Dispatcher, Tugboat Dispatcher, Water Service Dispatcher, Work Order Sorting Clerk.