Location: Melrose Park
Under the direction of the Superintendent of Transportation, or designate, performs dispatcher functions encompassing supervision and coordination of bus routes and Bus Operators. Maintains work assignment board on daily basis. Operates base radio coordinating detours and notifies proper authorities in emergencies, breakdowns or upon Bus Operator's request. Maintains appropriate dispatch paperwork. Answers phones and field calls. Assists with bus operator run/vacation picks, passenger complaints, monitor reports and monitors bus operators compliance with Pace rules policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned or required.
Qualified candidate must have at least five (5) years experience in transportation. Must be 21 years of age and possess or be able to obtain a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License. Must possess: good written and verbal communication skills; extensive interpersonal skills; ability to make quick, accurate decisions and proficient use of computers with focus on Microsoft Windows. The performance of these duties may be required at any time of the day and night, any day and night of the week. Management experience preferred. Qualified candidate must have a good work history.