Dispatcher – Smithers

Dispatcher – Smithers

Job Type:

Full Time

Position Details:

We are a transportation and logistics company, providing dedicated LTL & TL, van and deck service across Western Canada. With more than 65 years of service, we have developed a well-known and solid reputation for providing unparalleled service to our customers. With the experience that comes from servicing everything from the largest mines and manufacturers to the smallest local business, our team is equipped to handle almost any transportation project.

Our people are the key to our success! This is why we have been recognized by Trucking HR Canada as a Top Fleet Employer. From the clerk to the President, each person plays an important role in the overall supply chain, ensuring our customers receive their goods in the time frame they expect. We have a strong commitment to safety, as verified by our COR certification. We operate new equipment, which is continually maintained to the highest standard.

Join our team today – apply now!


We are currently accepting resumes for an experienced Dispatcher for our Smithers, BC operations.

Job ID: 453-22

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Nature & Scope of Position

This key supervisory role in one of our largest operations requires candidates with applicable LTL/TL/line haul dispatch experience, excellent computer, communication, planning and organizational skills, with customer service/ people skills, and a willingness to cover after-hours also requisite. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, a long history in the industry and area, and a great culture.

This position will report to the Terminal Manager in this location.


The Dispatcher’s duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop a culture of safety, professionalism and service excellence in all areas of operations
  • Plan and manage employee work schedules to service commitment requirements
  • Coordinate equipment in order to meet requirements for daily operations; work closely with fleet maintenance supervisor to address equipment deficiencies
  • Be aware of all the employee activities in the region
  • Develop a thorough understanding of enterprise system, satellite tracking, and other applicable applications
  • Maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal and Provincial transportation requirements

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years dispatching experience LTL-T/L-general freight industry
  • Some Class 1 driving experience is an asset, but not required
  • Knowledgeable about the Hours of Service regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership
  • Knowledge of BC / AB geography
  • Proficient reading, writing and speaking English
  • Computer and presentation skills
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment



  • Salary will be based on skills and experience; and
  • Complete Group Health plan & RRSP plan

Bandstra is always looking for talented individuals who thrive in challenging environments. If you feel that you are the right person for this job, please respond to this ad.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Smithers, BC V0J 2N0: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)



  • dispatching: 5 years (preferred)
  • Class 1 driving: 1 year (preferred)
  • Hours of Service regulations: 1 year (preferred)

2290 Hwy 16 E. Smithers BC V0J 2N0

Start Date:




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