Dispatcher - Transportation (Del Rio)


: $38,380.00 - $51,940.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Trucking

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1. Must have a clear and valid Texas commercial drivers license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements.

2. Must be at least 18 years of age.

3. Ability to work under pressure and prioritize effectively while maintaining composure and responding in an appropriate manner.

4. Effective telephone, radio and communication skills.

5. Ability to receive and give written and verbal instructions effectively.

6. Ability to read and understand documents including policies and procedures manuals.

7. Ability to pass alcohol and drug tests and annual physical.

8. Proficient map reading skills.

9. Proficient skills in operating a personal computer utilizing Microsoft Office applications.

10. Minimum of three (3) years experience as a certified school bus driver.





Salary (based on verifiable job-related experience) as set by the Board of Trustees for the school year 2019-2020


1. Receive and record driver and attendant absence calls.

2. Assign substitute drivers and attendants to route and position vacancies.

3. Answer, record and route internal and external telephone calls.

4. Monitor and respond to two-way radio communications. .

5. Monitor, record, and respond appropriately to emergency calls and situations.

6. Conduct field trip selection process; post, and/or assign emergency trips as needed. Coordinate with field trip data management specialist as needed.

7. Coordinate with sponsors, drivers, attendants as needed in advance of field trips.

8. Record, copy, file, and distribute route information, instructions, bulletins, notices, memos, and messages to staff and drivers.

9. Maintain all required physical and computerized logs, worksheets, files and reports related to dispatch operations.

10. Perform bus driving duties when required.


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Clear speech. Work with frequent interruptions. Sit for prolonged periods of time. Early and late shift work with possibleirregular and prolonged hours.

Associated topics: 911, call, call center, command center, communication, communication specialist, dispatcher, fire, phone, telecommunicator * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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