Job Descriptions Decoded: Transportation Dispatcher

Miriam Salpeter
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Shutterstock (composite: Mack Gelber)


Most jobs require strong communication skills, and this position is no exception.



The transportation dispatcher must communicate in a variety of ways, using a lot of different devices. In addition, he or she interacts with many different types of people. As noted, chauffeurs, executives and hosts are all potential points of contact. The dispatcher needs to be able to demonstrate success with all of these audiences. If you've worked in different environments that gave you the opportunity to engage with people with different backgrounds, be sure to note it on your resume.