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Job Opening: Dispatcher

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments / Rio Metro Regional Transit District seeks a full time Dispatcher for its Los Lunas office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: perform radio and computer based dispatching form Rio Metro bus and demand response services; accept trip reservations; and collect all necessary data required to schedule trips to minimize service disruptions, provide safe efficient and on-timer service.  Maintain up to date passenger records in scheduling database.

 Qualifications include: High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year experience in dispatching or two-way radio communications.  Experience with route scheduling software desirable.  Strong computer and verbal skills are necessary.  Must have knowledge of office administrative procedures and operation of standard office equipment.  No DUI or DWI convictions, and no moving violations within last 24-months.  Dispatcher positions are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration and are subject to drug and alcohol regulations including random drug and alcohol testing.  Employment pending a successful background check, pre-employment physical and drug and alcohol screen.  The MRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

How to apply: Mail or hand-deliver resume to: MRCOG, Attn:  Personnel, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM  87102 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.  Late resumes will not be considered.