J.B. Hunt Transport Dispatcher in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00238460 Dispatcher (Open)

Job Title:

Dispatcher

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

5 Day - Sun - Thur (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

As a Dispatcher, you will be responsible for dispatching, scheduling and resolving problems for our Truckload/Van drivers. This position requires you to have exceptional communication skills and promote a professional workplace attitude.

Job Description:

Schedule: Sunday - Thursday nights

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Communicate effectively to dispatch drivers using office phone systems

  • Use a computer keyboard and operate in a mainframe and PC environment

  • Understand all phases of the dispatcher function and do assigned tasks in a timely manner

  • Read and use a road atlas, city maps, and other geographical software and/or other documents to assist drivers and insure minimum mileage

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

What does it take to be considered?

  • High school diploma or equivalent office experience

  • Have an understanding of basic computer systems and programs

  • Have strong phone and communication skills

  • Must be able to deal effectively and tactfully with drivers and other employees in a fast-paced, stressful work environment

  • Working to complete a college degree preferred

  • Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts as needed by the department

Qualifications:

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.