Scale House Dispatcher

Bedford , Nova Scotia

The Municipal Group of Companies is currently seeking a Dispatcher reporting to the Quarry Services Manager. The successful candidate will be able to coordinate and efficiently expedite truck traffic through the scales.  They will be able to organize the delivery of materials and ensure that truck requirements are met for both outside customers and internal jobs. This position is located at the scale house at Rocky Lake Quarry.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take orders for gravel and asphalt.
  • Dispatch and weigh trucks.
  • Organize trucks for hourly/by the load jobs as required.
  • Answer questions on job costs and quantities.
  • Arrange for prompt delivery of product.
  • Give advice on material needs and quotes to homeowners and small contractors.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Experience, and Education:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A working knowledge of MS Office software, MS Word, Excel. Willing to learn new programs.
  • Strong initiative and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Very enthusiastic and punctual 
  • A proven attention to detail and problem solving
  • A strong commitment to quality
  • The ability to learn quickly and be adaptable to change
  • The ability to prioritize and organize (be able to multi-task)
  • The ability to work well under pressure of deadlines
  • The ability to work Saturdays as necessary.
  • Must have a valid NS drivers license

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:
Human Resources
Attn: Taylor Blake

Please reference “Scale House Dispatcher” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.